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Rough Diamond Jubilee

Skint Brits who can’t afford to shell out hundreds of pounds on official memorabilia for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee can still show their national pride – for just 99p. The…

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World’s smallest egg

Here’s one tiny egg the Bye family are not going to eat in a hurry – as it’s a contender for the being the smallest in the WORLD. Tree surgeon…

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Going potty

A collection of extremely rare three-thousand-year-old Asian pots that have been painstakingly reconstructed piece-by-piece are set to go on public display for the first time. The 15 pots, valued at…

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Top Trumps for Golden Jubilee

A specially produced Diamond Jubilee version of Top Trumps has been created which endearingly lists Prince Philip top of the pack of ‘One’s Favourite Things.’ The card game, which goes…

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Gnom-icide

Disgusted parents this week blasted garden centre bosses after they started selling novelty “murdered” garden GNOMES. Angry mums have said their youngsters have reacted with horror at the “distasteful” ornaments…

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Fish banned as prizes

A KILLJOY council have banned traditional goldfish from being given out as prizes at an annual town fair. The popular goldfish-in-a-bag will no longer be handed out at the May…

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In the fast lane for a job

An out-of-work valeter has finally been offered a job after six months on the dole queue – by SITTING in his car with his CV on the windscreen. Desperate Lee…

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Surfing ducks

With the wind in her feathers and the sun’s rays gently warming her belly, this duck looks like she doesn’t have a care in the world. At first glance, the…

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East is… West?

Sky TV bosses were left red-faced on Monday – after getting the East and West Midlands the WRONG way round. Confused viewers were met with an on-screen graphic showing the…

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Frog off!

This is the moment a hopping mad frog copied Adele’s Brit Awards protest – by giving a wildlife photographer a ONE-FINGERED SALUTE. The hilarious gesture was snapped by photographer Shikhei…

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‘Nuke map’ shows true scale of nuclear war

DESIGNED by a Harvard boffin to teach his students about nuclear weapons, this hard-hitting ‘Nukemap” shows the true scale of destruction modern warfare could cause.  American Alex Wellerstein, a Ph.D…

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Two-seater love bike

FRANK Sinatra’s song said that love and marriage go together like a horse and carriage, but this two-seater bike for smitten couples might not have been the vehicle Ol’ Blue…

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Spring is in the air… already

FLORISTS are reporting a boom from the unseasonably warm weather as spring flowers sprout THREE months earlier than usual.   The weather is proving to be a boost for shops…

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Roundabouts Calendar

MANY people will open their calendars this week to a picture of a bikini-clad babe or a shirtless fireman, but some lucky punters will find a picture of a ROUNDABOUT….