October 2009 Archives
Government officials raided the home of a 12-year-old schoolboy - because his TV aerial was interfering with planes landing at Luton Airport.
Two would-be burglars have been arrested after covering their faces by drawing on 'masks' with magic marker pens.
Matthew Allan McNelly, 23, and Joey Lee Miller, 20, were arrested last week after they tried to break into an apartment in Carroll, Iowa.
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"Obsessed" Margaret Daalman, 52, swallowed an entire 78-piece canteen of cutlery in Rotterdam, Holland. Doctors had to operate to remove it.
The Government's chief drug adviser yesterday declared that ecstasy, LSD and cannabis are less dangerous than alcohol or cigarettes.
Australian beach goers have been warned to be on their guard after a giant shark believed to be up to 20ft long almost ripped a great white in half near the Queensland coast.
Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez has instructed his citizens to stop singing in the shower.
Police are being advised not to use the "Evenin' all" greeting made famous by TV's Dixon of Dock Green - because of cultural differences.