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Man finds 4ft snake in his toilet in Essex

21st February 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteA man has been sent running in panic after finding a snake in his toilet while his home was being renovated. The 4ft (1.2m) reptile was discovered by the man at his home in Basildon, Essex, causing him to run upstairs “in a moment of panic,” according to […]

Vietnamese hairdresser giving out Trump and Kim cuts

20th February 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site By Emily Mee, news reporter Two unlikely style icons have emerged in Vietnam’s capital of Hanoi, thanks to a barbershop giving out free Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un haircuts ahead of their summit next week. About a dozen customers have opted for the politically-inspired ‘dos at […]

Nurses 'released cockroaches to get transfer from ward'

20th February 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site Nurses at a hospital in Naples may have released cockroaches into a ward in order to get it closed, police have said. Media in the southern Italian city have reported detectives suspect the insects were introduced to the Accident and Emergency ward at the Vecchio Pellegrini Hospital […]

WW2 sailor in iconic Times Square kiss photo dies aged 95

19th February 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteThe US sailor who was photographed kissing a woman in Times Square while celebrating the end of World War Two has died. The black and white image of George Mendonsa and Greta Friedman, best known as “The Kiss”, is one of the most famous photographs of the 20th […]

Firefighters rescue mountain lion stuck in tree

18th February 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site By Ajay Nair, news reporter Firefighters have rescued a mountain lion that was stuck in a tree outside a home in the California desert. The homeowner called for help after spotting the cougar close to his home near the edge of the San Bernardino mountains. The big […]

Entrance to 'hell' found in Midlands cave network

15th February 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteHundreds of “witches’ marks” have been discovered carved into caves on the border between Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire – with some thought to signal a supposed entrance to “hell”. The marks are intended to stop evil spirits, say experts, and are thought to be the largest collection in one […]

Dead mayor makes it through to final round in election

14th February 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site One of the candidates to be the mayor of a US city has made it to the final round of an election – even though he died in December. In a three-horse primary in Edmond, Oklahoma, Charles Lamb finished second behind Dan O’Neil, who described it as […]

Theresa May 'scrapes mould off jam and eats preserve below'

13th February 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site By Aubrey Allegretti, political reporter Theresa May is hardly in a parliamentary sweet spot – but now she’s found herself in a new jam. Although it’s her arch opponent Jeremy Corbyn who is well known for his love of the preserve, the prime minister reportedly declared to […]

Swans hold up traffic as they cross M3 at rush hour

13th February 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteThe M3 was brought to a standstill as two swans – one of which was injured and could not take off – crossed the motorway during rush hour this morning. A “swan rescue team” was called in to help as Highways England held traffic in both directions between […]

Pot smoker finds overweight tiger in abandoned house

12th February 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteA person who went into an abandoned home to smoke marijuana ended up face-to-face with an overweight tiger. The person Texan police are referring to as a “concerned citizen” rang the authorities – who initially believed the caller was hallucinating. “A concerned citizen called 311,” said Sgt Jason […]

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