Category Archives: News Around

Cruising for a bruising

Lancashire man, Mick Tempest, got a surprise when he woke up to find that somebody had stolen the York Stone garden path from his allotment. ‘When I opened the bedroom curtains and looked out I couldn’t believe my eyes,’ he … Continue reading

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Plane sailing

80,000 amateur aviation enthusiasts attended London’s annual Red Bull competition in which crews of gravity-defying hopefuls launched their home made crafts from a ramp above the Serpentine in Hyde Park.  Although most of the madcap machines fail to fly at … Continue reading

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Set back

Firefighters have contained a large fire which ravaged a theme park at Universal Studios in Los Angeles. A King Kong exhibit and a set from Back to the Future were destroyed and parts of a video library damaged.   The … Continue reading

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Age Stimulation Simulation

Healthcare students at Southbank University are trying out an “age simulation suit” to gain an insight into the conditions older people have to cope with. The suit is heavy to simulate weariness, there are ear defenders and special glasses to … Continue reading

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Bottle

The world of entertainment was bored to hear that David Beckham has bought his wife a vineyard and bottles of Chateau Posh will soon be gracing the Beckham’s table.   “I fink yool be amused by the impertinence of this … Continue reading

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Premier

Vets in South Molton, Devon, have started a new fantasy football league for cows.  The competing herds win points for productivity, fertility and good health.  Each herd is named after a football team so that the farmers can check their … Continue reading

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