8 Apr 2008
Man wrestles croc to rescue wife
The crocodile locked its jaws around its victim's legs
A woman has been rescued from the jaws of a crocodile in Australia after her husband jumped onto its back and forced it to flee. I only hope he won't regret having safed his wife in a few years !
UAE stages camel beauty contest
Ten thousand camels will be fluttering their long eyelashes in a unique international beauty pageant being held in the United Arab Emirates. The contest in Abu Dhabi is one of the richest and biggest events of its kind, with more than $9m (£4.5m; 5.8m euros) and 100 cars in prizes up for grabs. I wonder why they are not veiled ???
Prickly weapon ... a hedgehog
'Hedgehog thrown at boy'
A NEW Zealand man is due in court later this month over a thorny issue - an alleged assault with a hedgehog. Police say William Singalargh, 27, is accused of picking up the creature and throwing it at a 15-year-old boy. If convicted, he faces up to five years in prison. The poor litte hedgehog ! But what a case for a new CSI serie ! Imagine them to find out that the weapon was a hedgehog !!
Prince discharged from hospital
The Duke of Edinburgh waved as he left hospital
The Duke of Edinburgh has been discharged from hospital and is recuperating at Windsor Castle after being treated for a chest infection. The devil still has to wait a little !
Japan's 'geisha guys' the latest accessory
The latest must-have item in Japan is a male 'geisha' More busy women executives are willing to pay for male companionship. The cost for a night of flirting and compliments can run to $50,000. Why not ? Men do it since ages !
Mum of Eight boys wants a girl
Supermum Wendy Bowen wants a girl after eight boys, she's not finished having babies yet. "I'd like more," she says, with a coy look towards her husband. "Just one. But my midwife friend says I should stop now." I say the same ! But maybe she doesn't know she can make love without getting pregnant ???