A Trowbridge woman is given a nasty shock when a “water board official” turns out not to be all he seems…
Preston’s bus passengers suffer delays while a national public transport giant and a local provider slug it out at the bus stops – with videos!
The Worcester News reports on how bluetongue and foot-and-mouth movement restrictions have affected Christmas festivities in the spa town of Great Malvern.
An apparently trivial breach of the peace case involving a minor sexual offence has some more disturbing privacy implications.
The Sheffield Star reports on two Wakefield parents’ shock when their 2-year-old daughter got a speeding ticket through the post.
Red faces all round in one Nottinghamshire school as a 16-year-old birthday boy is sent a strippagram instead of a gorilla!
The highlight of the 2007 Tweed Valley Forest Festival was Scotland’s inaugural Conker Championship, won by Fiona Griggs of Cardrona in Tweeddale.
While many claims are dealt with efficiently and paid by the insurer with no fuss, there’s the odd claim – in some cases, very odd – which makes the loss adjusters sit up and take notice.
Story of a Houghton-le-Spring couple whose wedding was threatened by a two-tonne statue of Jesus blocking the aisle of the church.
List of 50 gallant sporting British “losers”, published in The Times in the wake of a week of several British sporting near misses.
Daft story in The Guardian about a squirrel that trapped itself in a bird feeder by eating too many of the nuts inside.
The Daily Telegraph has reproduced a story from Cambridge University’s student weekly Varsity which says that many of the university’s students are working in the sex industry.
Story of a Syrian airline pilot put on trial for rape by deception after allegedly tricking a teacher into letting him apply medical cream into her vagina using his penis.
Proposed legislation in Italy may force bloggers to register with the Ministry of Communications.