The competition counts Rachel Stevens and Carol Vorderman as previous winners (Picture: AP Photo/PA, Gareth Fuller) After being named Briton of the Year by the Times this week, Nigel Farage has been put forward as a candidate for another – and rather different – accolade: Rear of the Year. The annual competition, which counts Rachel Stevens, […]
You might impress your mates, but you’ll end up in hospital. (Picture: Fox News) Most of us will have indulged in some seasonal excess at some point this Christmas- but perhaps not to the extent of this man, who was hospitalised after downing an entire carton of eggnog in 12 seconds. Ryan Roche, from Utah, […]
These puppies are really cute, for now (Picture: West Midlands Police) These puppies may look cute now but wait until they get older and they’re chasing you down a dark alley way. The animals are currently being trained by West Midlands Police and will eventually be able to locate drugs, firearms, cash and explosives. ‘CUTE […]
When a man attached his friend’s GoPro video camera to his dog’s collar, he might have expected some food and sofa-related high-jinks. Unlike Home Alone’s Kevin McCallister, this dog does not destroy the family home or tick off everything normally prohibited. Instead the dog appeared to persistently pine for its master looking through different windows to see if he is returning. The […]
Sixteen of the Hampstead and Westminster Hockey Club men’s first team took part in the shoot after a former teammate was diagnosed with non-hodgkin’s lymphoma.
EXCLUSIVE: Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith today condemns the ‘absurd’ handouts and vows to change the rules which have cost the UK taxpayer £130million in a decade.
Benson in Oxfordshire was the coldest place in the UK this morning with a temperature of -7.3C, while Farnborough, Hampshire, was second at -7.1C.
While the average Briton calls it a night at 01:38am, people in Russia stay up the latest in the world, according to data, gathered from hundreds of thousands of Jawbone Up wearers.
Neuroscientists from Carnegie Mellon University, Pennsylvania, and the University of California, San Diego, analysed zombie behaviour in films and linked to to brain structure.
Typing a sentence with your nose sounds like an impressive achievement at the best of times. But when you manage to break a Guinness World Record by typing 103 words with your snout in 47.44 seconds, it’s incredible. Mohammed Khursheed Hussain, 23, from Hyderabad, India, managed the impressive feat after enduring six-hour practice sessions every […]
Warning: May just make you feel a little sick… (deep breath) Yep, we all know what that smells like (Picture: CEN) Shoppers in a busy commercial street were left covered in human excrement after an overfilled septic tank exploded. The foul incident took place when the tank on board a truck erupted in Hechi City in […]
Representatives from an independent cyber intelligence company briefed FBI agents on findings which indicate that disgruntled former Sony staff and piracy-advocates were behind the hack.
It’s definitely been the year of the animal (Picture: Metro) There were plenty of heartwarming, inspirational and outright insane stories involving animals this year, so picking just a few was tough. But these cute creatures won out in the end because they showed great character in very testing (and weird) times. 10. Chris P Bacon, the piglet […]