Category Archives: News Around

Swine

French police have riddled a wild boar with bullets after it got into a clothes shop in the city of Poitiers, forcing customers to flee. The boar, weighing 90kg (198lb), was shot after it began charging at police, the French … Continue reading

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A new wolf on the block

FA chairman Brian Barwick squinted into the glare of a thousand camera flashes with the facial expression of a man trying to work out the square root of 573. “We wanted a winner with a capital W,” he barked, as … Continue reading

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Happy Snaps

A wearable digital camera may hold the key to helping people who have memory problems, experts believe. Sensecam, produced by Microsoft, takes photos of daily events every 30 seconds so they can be played back later at high-speed to jog … Continue reading

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Tasteless

A 24-year-old American man claims he found a condom in his Burger King Whopper. Van Miguel Hartless alleges he bit into the burger and found the unwrapped contraceptive under a piece of lettuce.  “My third bite into the burger, it … Continue reading

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Watch out, here comes the Spiderman!

Asda Stores, Milton Keynes has erected a 14 foot inflatable Spiderman to promote the launch of the latest Spiderman DVD. Starting a nationwide tour, the giant Spidey crouches astride the main entrance of the supermarket.  The PVC inflatable is one of … Continue reading

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I Walk the Line

Football Association chief executive Brian Barwick says he is not worried by managers apparently ruling themselves out of becoming England coach. But Martin O’Neill, Alan Curbishley and Sam Allardyce have stated they are not interested and are committed to their … Continue reading

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