Amy Winehouse has divorced husband Blake Fielder-Civil at London's High Court today (July 16).  
 
The couple, who met in a London bar in 2005, were not present but were granted a divorce by judge Michael Segal in proceedings that lasted a few minutes.
I can still remember crowding around the solitary, battered black and white television in my primary school to catch a glimpse of the first astronauts on the Moon.
On yer Bike!
Posted by Henry in strangely funny 8 years ago
A Berlin brothel has come up with a novel way to offset the impact of the global economic crisis and target a new group of customers at the same time - offering a discount to patrons who arrive on bicycles.
Wooden Gifts
Posted by Henry in shopping 8 years ago
Here, you can visit our Gallery where a small selection of one of a kind/bespoke wooden giftware will soon be available to purchase. You can also view a wide and varied selection of past commissioned wooden giftware created for corporate business and private individuals. If you would like an item created that isn't on our site then you might find it useful to read our section on how to commission a gift.  
We also create wooden Irish giftware that can be purchased directly from our website in the shopping section. Our giftware includes wooden boxes and pens.  
 
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A man who allegedly escaped from a court after switching identities with his twin brother was back in custody today.  
 
Simon Maclellan, 27, who was on remand at Winchester prison for a serious assault, allegedly walked from a court on Friday afternoon after pretending he was his twin brother Mark and being released by magistrates.
Michael Jackson's sister La Toya Jackson has claimed the singer was murdered for his £1 billion fortune.
A technical error at the Royal Mint led to up to 200,000 coins entering circulation without a date for what is thought to be the first time in more than 300 years.  
 
As a footnote a similar error on a 1980's 2 pence coin made tham worth £600 each, so it may be worth holding onto your 20p if you have one than selling it for 50 quid.
A Christian hospital worker who was ordered to remove a crucifix over health and safety fears has resigned from her job in protest.
Sophie Frost, a 14 year old teenager, was struck by lightning and was apparently saved by her iPod which she was listening to at the time. She was with her boyfriend, Mason Billington, and both were hurt during the incident.  
 
Both sweethearts had sheltered from the bad weather under a tree when a bolt of lighting knocked them unconscious. The iPod wires, combined with the fact that she was holding her boyfriend's hand at the same time, apparently diverted the 300,000 volt surge .  
 
Record crowds at Stonehenge
Posted by Henry in gods 8 years ago
Druids began their incantations, Wiccan priestesses drew their cowls tight against the damp morning air and four half-naked Papuan dancers waved their hands in the air and went: “Woo, woo, woo”.
Basic anatomy - baffles Britons
Posted by Henry in health 8 years ago
Many people in the UK are unable to identify the location of their major organs, a study suggests.  
 
A team at King's College London found public understanding of basic anatomy has not improved since a similar survey was conducted 40 years ago.
A chance decision to wash some clothes narrowly averted a nuclear disaster, a safety report has found.  
 
While using the laundry room at Sizewell A power station, a contract worker spotted a leak from a cooling tank.  
 
By the time he raised the alarm more than 40,000 gallons of radioactive fluid had spilled out from a 15ft long crack in a pipe.
A cult radio station which broadcast nothing but the sound of birdsong from a British garden has been axed in favour of more "commercial" music, prompting an outcry among fans.
A pregnant British woman held on heroin trafficking charges in Laos goes on trial today as questions continue about how she managed to conceive whilst behind bars.
The call of the cuckoo is disappearing from Britain's countryside, according to the latest research that adds the well-loved species to a growing "red list" of the country's most endangered birds for the first time.