Some of the more interesting, important or just plain weird stories featured in the British newspapers online!
Mind that MOT…4.7m British motorists have no MOT, and thus no car insurance
Is Ramsay “bag” to rights this time?The Mail and the Sun blast Gordon Ramsay’s pre-prepped meals
Scottish Sunday Express exposes sick filthThe Scottish Sunday Express publishes a sensationalist, privacy-invading article against Dunblane survivors
Former KGB officer takes over Tory tabloidA Rothermere newspaper, the Evening Standard, has been taken over by Russian oligarch Aleksandr Lebedev
Parity – time to ditch the pound?As a Somerset village accepts euro cash payments, is the UK any closer to joining the eurozone?
Pratchett petition for Alzheimer’s researchAuthor Terry Pratchett petitions for more government funding for Alzheimer’s research
Not in my back yard…A Penicuik householder goes too far in his efforts to cull grey squirrels in his garden
Knife to see you?A Pontefract councillor comes under fire for apparently boasting about his fearsome knives on his blog
The East European serf is alive and wellFancy working on a Nottinghamshire building site for just 22p an hour? Some Lithuanian construction workers were made to do just that.
Game bird…Blind 92-year-old Eve Mobbs braves the terrors of a 60-foot abseil down a Worthing multi-storey car park.
Refuse refusalJobsworth attendants bar a Rhyl man from driving his taxi into the local recycling centre.
In a spin…Larne police come under fire for apparently leaving a 90-year-old driver stranded on a roundabout central island
Stop messing about…Dog mess has become such a problem in one South Ruislip park that a mother’s had to ban her children from playing there, reports the Ruislip Gazette.
A wheelie stupid cyclistA scofflaw teenage cyclist is left laughing on the other side of his face after he taunts police in the Fenland town of Chatteris.
No fire blanket? Use Mum’s knickers instead!Two lads from Hartlepool resort to desperate measures to put out a frying-pan fire…