October 2010 Archives
Bourbons, Garibaldis and custard creams are in short supply following a fire at a factory which makes supermarket own-brand biscuits packaging, in Livingston, West Lothian.
A new type of monkey has been discovered, which sneezes whenever it rains.
The Rhinopithecus strykeri, or snub-nosed monkey, has upturned nostrils which fill with water in a downpour, making it sneeze.
Seems that the glow provided by a red bulb doesn't always provide enough light to draw attention to sex workers in a Spanish town...
Having been fined by the local council for reportedly being a danger to moving traffic, prostitutes in Els Alamus have taken to wearing high visibility vests.
Not sure how this look goes down with the kerb crawlers, but if these ladies of the night were to accessorise with a pneumatic drill and cement mixer, it'd give a whole new level of meaning to 'street girl'.
A video showing Ryder Cup hero Ian Poulter eating cereal from the Samuel Ryder trophy has left golf fans fuming over the 'disrespectful' act.
The video was uploaded on his Twitter page yesterday and shows the golfer eating Cheerios from the cup with his children.
A pensioner yesterday claimed the ÃÂ£113million EuroMillions jackpot ticket has been thrown away by her husband.
Her joy at matching the winning numbers turned to despair when she asked for the ticket he had been given for safekeeping and he told her: "Sorry, I must have binned it."
For more than 30 years Stephen Hirst coped with agonising earache and infections which baffled doctors and left him partially deaf.
But hospital staff probed again and finally got to the root of the problem... a tooth jammed in his right ear canal. Now Stephen, 47, can sleep properly for the first since he was 14 and his intense headaches have disappeared.