“I”m Jack Sparrow” – well she does have the make-up right! Drunk woman claimed she was a pirate as she hijacked a passenger ferry and floated away from policeAlison Whelan spent two days drinking and eating plant nightshade, causing her to hallucinate before she unmoored the 45ft-long ferry
Scientists discover new species of “blind snake” in Brazilian river that looks remarkably like a piece of the human anatomy (and stop sniggering). Forgive us if this puts you off your dinner because, as snakes go, this is not much of a charmer.
From shimmering cities to the dark side of the world: Stunning satellite images which show how we use light and energy. At night, London is a burning bright spot, consuming enough energy to power Ireland with its light show.
As we bid farewell to Lonesome George, the last of his Galapagos tortoise subspecies, remember that plenty of other species have been declared extinct pretty recently.
Chaos at the Boat Race: Event stopped because of SWIMMER in the Thames… then Oxford”s broken blade gives Cambridge victoryTrenton Oldfield, 35, self-proclaimed anti-elitist protester, claims responsibility for dramatic interruption.
The magic of Fifties suburbia when socks were darned, baths shared and kids roamed wild.