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Drug rats: Contraband smuggled into jail inside dead rodents

25th March 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteDead rats have been used to smuggle contraband into a prison in England. Three of the rodents were found inside the perimeter fence at HMP Guys Marsh in Dorset in what is thought to have been the first case of its kind. Staff patrolling the prison opened the […]

'Is this a sick joke?' – Marmite peanut butter coming to UK shops

22nd March 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site Marmite is a staple of breakfast tables across the country, known for long-running “love it or hate it” slogan. And now, the divisive spread is set to become even more controversial, with the company unveiling plans to blend the yeast extract with crunchy peanut butter. Marmite boldly […]

Rude Scottish words added to Oxford English Dictionary

21st March 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteA Scottish insult describing someone as a scrotum is among the latest additions to the Oxford English Dictionary. Bawbag – slang for ball bag – is one of more than 650 new words, senses and subentries added to the famous compendium. Other newly included Scottish words include bam, […]

Mouse proud: Rodent seen tidying up tools in garden shed

20th March 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site By Tom Gillespie, news reporter A pensioner left scratching his head over who was cleaning his garden shed every night has finally discovered the culprit – a helpful mouse. Stephen Mckears, 72, “thought he was going mad” when he first noticed objects were moving around a month […]

Superheroes listed as 'interns' in White House report

19th March 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site By Emily Mee, news reporter An unusual group of interns – Star Wars villain Jabba the Hutt and Spider-Man’s alter-ego Peter Parker – have been credited in President Donald Trump’s annual economic report.  The names are listed as helping with the Economic Report of the President, which […]

Flintstone House could be reduced to rubble amid lawsuit

19th March 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site By Connor Sephton, news reporter A house that serves as a colourful homage to The Flintstones is at the centre of a legal battle in California. The quirky, bulbous property, inspired by Fred and Wilma’s home in the beloved 1960s cartoon, has been declared a public nuisance […]

Sheep impregnated using 50-year-old sperm

18th March 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteEndangered species may have found a new lifeline after sheep were impregnated using 50-year-old frozen sperm.

Pig bones reveal how far Stonehenge feasters travelled

14th March 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site Archaeologists have uncovered evidence of early large-scale celebrations, with people travelling hundreds of miles for feasting rituals. Four sites close to Stonehenge and Avebury, including Durrington Walls, Marden, Mount Pleasant and West Kennet Palisade Enclosures hosted feasts which drew people and animals from all over the country. […]

Stunning photos ask 'how do you see me now?'

11th March 2019 | 0

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Maths trick blows people's minds on Twitter

8th March 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site By Tania Snuggs, news reporter Figuring out percentages can be a nightmare – especially if you haven’t got a calculator to hand. But now, a maths whizz has blown people’s minds on Twitter after sharing a simple way of working out complicated sums. The “fascinating little hack” […]

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