If it’s news to me, it must be news to you!‘
Tongue twister: Eric Morecambe’s jokey football result finally came ture. After penalties in the Scottish League last Sunday we had East Fife 4 – Forfar 5!
No brainer: A parasite that infects the brain could be the secret weapon of business tycoons. Toxoplasma gondii is usually caught from cats increases risk-taking behaviour and might even explain Donald Trump.
It’s there in black and white: The International Gardens Park in Cairo has denied painting a donkey with black stripes to make it look like a zebra.
Hamstrung: A Bulgarian swimming instructor set a new record by swimming over two miles with his hands and feet tied while fully wrapped inside a sack. The real question is – why?
Bee happy: We spotted the bee sculpture right on our way to one of our regular Breakout Rooms (escaped with eight minutes to spare). It’s part of Bee in the City and I think I need to charge up the batteries on my camera.
Up the pole: Despite the heatwave gripping Europe, 150 Father Christmases in full regalia gathered In Copenhagen for the 61st World Santa Claus Congress. Surely a way to unite a divided world?
Front page of the week: The New York Daily News nails it.
Rude awakening: Friday was National Sleepy Head Day in Finland when the last person awake in a household ends up getting thrown into a lake. It’s supposedly to do with the Seven Sleepers of Ephesus but how silly would that be?
Ducks in a row: A mother duck went viral after being pictured swimming across a lake with seventy-six ducklings paddling along behind her.
Brief lives: Leeds and England footballer Paul Madeley; Seven Samurai screenwriter Shinobu Hashimoto; England wicketkeeper John Murray; tv clown Hal Brooks; snowboarder Ellie Soutter; Viking historian Peter Sawyer and; RAF pioneer and World War Two pilot Mary Ellis.