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Chocolate-crazed monkey tasered by French police in Marseille

Chocolate-crazed monkey tasered by French police in Marseille

The monkey had surviving on a diet of Kinder chocolate given to him by local children after being abandoned by his owner. Read more

Refuge: New laws will not help fight domestic violence – we need to get the basics right first

Refuge: New laws will not help fight domestic violence – we need to get the basics right first

A better police response should be the priority. Read more

Let’s stop blaming others for obesity and take a long, hard look at ourselves

Let’s stop blaming others for obesity and take a long, hard look at ourselves

Obesity is not a disability. Read more

Poll: Are you fed-up with wind farms?

Poll: Are you fed-up with wind farms?

David Cameron says the British public has had enough of onshore wind farms. Do you agree? Read more

Paedophile ex-Radio One DJ opened chain of computer game shops to lure boys

Paedophile ex-Radio One DJ opened chain of computer game shops to lure boys

Chain of attacks on children as young as 10 – including assaults at Jimmy Savile’s house Read more

Petrol could fall below £1 as oil falls to lowest price for five years

Petrol could fall below £1 as oil falls to lowest price for five years

The price of oil has fallen dramatically over the last few months. Read more

Cutting a baby’s umbilical cord two minutes later can improve development

Cutting a baby’s umbilical cord two minutes later can improve development

What if you could make your newborn baby more resistant to disease, less susceptible to inflammation and better-developed? Read more

BNP Christmas card wishes you a ‘White Christmas’

BNP Christmas card wishes you a ‘White Christmas’

Swivel-eyed lunacy awaits within Read more

‘Flipflop’ weather on the way! Milder temperatures to give respite from chill

‘Flipflop’ weather on the way! Milder temperatures to give respite from chill

That’s topsy turvy flipflop, not open-toed shoes. Read more

Male rats prefer female rats wearing lingerie to naked ones

Male rats prefer female rats wearing lingerie to naked ones

Who says scientists have too much time on their hands? Read more

From the longest tongue to the smallest caravan: 10 of the weirdest Guinness World Records ever

From the longest tongue to the smallest caravan: 10 of the weirdest Guinness World Records ever

Seriously, who comes up with these things? Read more

Secret South African ‘treasure hoard’ made Colonel Gaddafi the richest man on Earth

Secret South African ‘treasure hoard’ made Colonel Gaddafi the richest man on Earth

Libyan people now battling to reclaim warehouses full of millions of diamonds and tonnes of gold Read more

How long until we see a picture of a sportswoman in The Sun?

How long until we see a picture of a sportswoman in The Sun?

No More Page 3 are yet to find evidence of one Read more

Apple’s Steve Wozniak debunks one of the biggest myths about firm’s early days

Apple’s Steve Wozniak debunks one of the biggest myths about firm’s early days

Genius who hand-built the Apple I reveals all Read more

West Midlands police ordered back to base after threat

West Midlands police ordered back to base after threat

Anonymous information about threat to officers’ safety Read more

Couple find LIVE maggots inside Oxo cubes seconds before putting it in dinner

Couple find LIVE maggots inside Oxo cubes seconds before putting it in dinner

James Pearson, 35, and girlfriend Charlotte, 22, found the grubs when she realised the cubes had a different texture. Read more

Pictured: British base jumper who died after falling from cliff

Pictured: British base jumper who died after falling from cliff

Gareth Jones is believed to have been taking pictures of the sunrise when he slipped and fell. Read more

Judge ‘said crime victim won’t work anywhere important because she’s called Patel’

Judge ‘said crime victim won’t work anywhere important because she’s called Patel’

He allegedly added: ‘With a name like Patel, and her ethnic background, she won’t be working anywhere important.’ Read more

British tourist falls to death down 300ft cliff while trying to take sunrise pictures

British tourist falls to death down 300ft cliff while trying to take sunrise pictures

Gareth Jones, 25, was killed when he slipped during the ‘trip of a lifetime’ with friends at North Head peninsula near Sydney. Read more

Clintons just lost at Christmas with this offensive card

Clintons just lost at Christmas with this offensive card

The £2 card listed ’10 reasons why Santa Claus must live on a council estate’, including ‘He has a serial record for breaking and entering!’ and ‘He only works once a year’. Read more

What time did you go to bed? It’s probably affecting your happiness

What time did you go to bed? It’s probably affecting your happiness

It’s not just how much sleep you get, but how early you go to bed. Read more

Watch what happens when two women ‘black-up’ in London park for Christmas tradition

Watch what happens when two women ‘black-up’ in London park for Christmas tradition

Documentary makers went to a park to test people’s reactions to white people wearing black faces as part of a Dutch Christmas tradition. Read more

NASA gears up to launch spacecraft that will take Man to Mars

NASA gears up to launch spacecraft that will take Man to Mars

Second attempt after winds delayed historic launch yesterday Read more

People with big bottoms shouldn’t be allowed seats on trains, says MP

People with big bottoms shouldn’t be allowed seats on trains, says MP

MP sent out series of Tweets as she was crushed by a man’s vast buttocks Read more