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And Finally... Old dear beats up robbers

By Tony White on Feb 8, 11 12:48 PM in News

And Finally... Farting banned in Malawi (apparently)

By James Shepherd on Feb 8, 11 09:26 AM in



Two of Malawi's most senior judicial officials are arguing over whether a new bill includes a provision that outlaws breaking wind in public.

Justice Minister George Chaponda says the new bill would criminalise flatulence to promote "public decency".

"Just go to the toilet when you feel like farting," he told local radio.



Scientists have built an "invisibility cloak" that can hide everyday objects by splitting light.

It's not quite on a par with Harry Potter's magic garment, but the "cloak", which is actually a lump of calcite crystal, can make objects like pins and paper clips disappear from sight.



A WIFE filed for divorce just a month after her wedding because her husband insisted his mother came on the honeymoon.

Beautician Marianna, 36, who can only be identified by her first name because of Italian privacy laws, thought she was free of her suffocating mother-in-law after a lavish church ceremony in Rome.

A TODDLER in blue pyjamas has become a drum and bass sensation after his dance moves attracted millions of internet hits.

In the YouTube clip, two-year-old Fred the Raver dances and pulls faces to his 25-year-old DJ dad Michael Albutt's music.

Mum Holly, 20, a student nursery nurse from Walsall, West Mids, said: "Fred has a lot of natural rhythm.

"You can see how he spends time just absorbing and appreciating the beats.

"Music is in his blood - like father like son."

And Finally... Penguin gets into a flap (video)

By James Shepherd on Jan 19, 11 09:51 AM in Funnies

Campaigners have borrowed all 16,000 of a library's books, to save it from the axe.

They emptied its shelves in less than a week, at a rate of 378 per hour.

People in Stony Stratford, near Milton Keynes, Bucks, rallied round on Facebook after they feared council plans to shut the library.

Campaigner Emily Malleson said: "People have made their voices heard."

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