If it’s news to me, it must be news to you!‘
Teaser: Another of those annoying puzzles – can you spot the lollipop hiding among the ice creams? If not, here is the solution.
Name game: I take umbrage at some of the peculiar names that people give their children these days and it seems that I’m not alone. A writer from Utah has Tweeted the dumbest names from her son’s junior high yearbook that includes the likes of Dezalin, Jaxon and Cambrie.
Sweet tooth: A 103-year chocolate bar was discovered in a tin that once belonged to a World War One here and is to be sold at auction on Tuesday.
Heartbeat: The 1995 hit La Macarena is proving a life-saver for people who have had a heart attack.
Contraband: The Thai military has been called in to tackle garlic smuggling after local prices plummeted.
Cutting-edge: Scientists in Leeds are using the leftover blackcurrant skins from the making of Ribena to make a new and natural hair dye.
Ouch: The remains of a rather unlucky man have been discovered at Pompeii, described as Wile E Coyote’s great-great-great-etc Grandfather.
Fake new: Former Mayor of New York Rudy Giuliani claimed that the ‘Bronx Cheer’ he received from fans in the Yankee Stadium on his 74th birthday was a show of affection, rather than a comment on his new job as legal adviser to Donald Trump.
Brief lives: Astronaut and artist Alan Bean who was the fourth man to walk on the moon; Home and Away actress Cornelia Frances; movie poster designer Bill Gold; boxing coach Brendan Ingle; governor of Spandau Prison George Smedley whose sole inmate was Rudolph Hess; Satanic Verses publisher Peter Mayer; broadcaster Julian John Norwich and; songwriter Alan Gershwin, ‘son’ of George.