Saturday 17 February 2018

Sniffer Dogg finds drugs on rapper

Rapper Snoop Dogg was detained in Norway yesterday after entering the country with marijuana and a large amount of cash.

A sniffer dog alerted customs officers to the American rapper who is due to perform at a musical festival in the southern town of Kristiansand.

Amy boyfriend on rape charges

The boyfriend of the late singer Amy Winehouse was last night charged with rape.

Reg Traviss faces two counts of rape and will appear before magistrates next month. The 35-year-old was Ms Winehouse's boyfriend when she died at her home in Camden, north London, last July.

'Witches' to have psychiatric exam

Two self-confessed witches who claim to have flown on a magical grain-threshing basket are to undergo psychiatric examinations in Zimbabwe.

The women were arrested after they were found naked in the yard of a home in the town of Chinhoyi, north of Harare. Locals believe the basket is equivalent to a witch's broomstick. The middle-aged women claimed the basket "ditched" them in the yard after a night ritual.

Man guilty of sex with ex-wife's dog

A father of three was yesterday found guilty of having sex with his ex-wife's bull mastiff dog.

Kelly Thacker told Gloucester Crown Court she was shocked to discover ex-husband Nicholas Saunders (46) in her bed having intercourse with the animal. Saunders claimed his ex-wife had seen him merely "climbing over the dog" to get out of bed to use the toilet.

Sci-fi show maker reveals dementia

'Thunderbirds' creator Gerry Anderson yesterday revealed he has been diagnosed with dementia.

The 83-year-old made his name in the 1960s with a series of hit sci-fi puppet shows including 'Captain Scarlet' and 'Joe 90', but is best known for 'Thunderbirds' which followed the adventures of International Rescue.

New dandelion is found in Scotland

A new species of dandelion has been found growing on a remote island in Scotland.

The plant, which is smaller in size and has hairy exterior bracts on the flower bud, was discovered when seeds were collected on Hirta in the St Kilda archipelago, 41 miles west of Benbecula in the Outer Hebrides.

Irish Independent

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