Knick, knack, paddy whack

Wayne Bryson, 19, of Harvey’s Lane, Louth, whose ex-girlfriend found a video showing him having sex with her Staffordshire bull terrier, was given a four-month sentence suspended for two years at Skegness Magistrates’ Court and placed on the sex offenders register for seven years.

Cameron criticised

The International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach has criticised UK Prime Minister David Cameron for not attending the Winter Olympics, reportedly describing it as a ‘missed opportunity’.

No kidding

The scale of corruption in Europe is “breathtaking” and it costs the EU economy at least 120bn euros (£99bn) annually, the European Commission says. The only plausible reasons for someone just realising this are: Removal of blindfold Has been in coma for decades Was abducted by aliens many years ago and only just returned to Earth

No Pants Day 2014

It began in 2002 with just seven participants but now thousands take part in 60 cities in 26 countries throughout the world. Sunday January 12th was No Pants on the Metro Day. A few pictures.

What a waste of time and money

Nearly fell off my perch when I read the headline: Woman sues her solicitors because they ‘did not explain to her that finalising her divorce would mean her marriage was terminated’. Fortunately the case was rejected by Lord Justice Briggs, but it went all the way to the Court of Appeal. A sensible judicial decision for a change.

The cost of electricity

Here’s an interesting article on the exorbitant cost of electricity in Spain, the whys and wherefores and why some power companies are making a fortune. The shocking price of Spanish electricity

Keeping up traditions

The Mail Online kept up its own tradition of not checking headlines.