Italian Job conundrum is ‘solved’: The Royal Society of Chemistry announces the winner of a competition to solve the conundrum at the end of the film The Italian Job.
Matador aged 11 kills six bulls: An 11-year-old bullfighter kills six bulls in a single fight in Mexico, in an attempt to break a world record.
L-test hell for S Korean driver: A South Korean grandmother has failed her written driving test 771 times but tells a local newspaper that she will keep trying.
Woman claims Atlantic swim first: A 56-year-old American says she has become the first woman to swim the Atlantic, taking 24 days from the Cape Verde Islands to Trinidad.
Queen launches new-look website: The Queen’s website has been relaunched at Buckingham Palace, in the company of world-wide web inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee.
Teenage handbag thief outpaced by 72-year-old ex-sprinter: A teenage thief thought the old lady she was helping into a car would be easy pickings: just grab her bag and go. What the thief didn’t know is that this old lady was a British national sprint champion in her youth. Mrs. Jean Hirst began chasing the thief, who finally gave up the goods.
World’s first divorce by Facebook: ‘Neil Brady has ended his marriage to Emma Brady.’ Mrs Brady, a 35-year-old conference organiser, claims she had no idea he even wanted a divorce, and only found out when a friend, who read the post on the social networking website, rang to console her.
Ocean in Google Earth: will allow users to navigate underwater without a snorkel, exploring shipwrecks, maps of tiny phytoplankton, and so much more.