June 2010 Archives
THE worms were a little shy on the hottest day of the year on Saturday.
The village of Willaston hosted the 31st World Worm Charming Championships in which one of the smallest ever worm hauls was enough to crown the new champions of the unique competition.
A burglar was left in tears after he was put into a headlock for breaking into an amateur wrestler's home.
Shoppers could soon have to buy eggs by weight instead of by number under proposed EU regulations.
It would be illegal to sell any food by number of items. So four-packs of apples and six-packs of bread rolls would also be banned. Only the weight could be specified on packaging.
Female drivers are more likely to have scrapes and bumps while men are more prone to head-on collisions, it was revealed yesterday.
Women are also more likely to put in claims for collisions on roundabouts and hitting cars from behind, found a study of more than two million accidents by insurer Diamond.
A charity fundraiser was left in agony after an "intimate beauty waxing" pub stunt went drastically wrong.
Joe Cooper agreed to let bidders rip strips off his groin in a cash drive for his local hospital.
Before too long, great (and not so great) pieces of entertainment get rendered in Lego. And so it is with the World Cup. A website called Legofussball.eu has been recreating the highlights of some of the games with Lego stop-motion animation.
Below is their version of the England-USA game from Saturday. Rob Green's howler has been faithfully adapted, I have to say.
People planning to stage a water fight in Battersea Park, London, have been warned they could face prosecution if they go ahead with it.
Tuesday is the perfect time to polish your CV but also the day to avoid any amorous advances from your other half!
Did you know there is an ideal day of the week for everything from starting a diet to giving birth? Plus, delay getting on a plane or visiting the doctors on certain days too.
Here's your weekly dos and don'ts guide:
A wannabe burglar eventually gave up on breaking into a skateboard shop in Wellington, New Zealand, after the rock he was throwing at the window kept bouncing back and hitting him in the head.