12 May 2011

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Magnetic boy hits headlines in Croatia

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A little boy has hit the headlines in Croatia after his family revealed he is magnetic.

Ivan Stoiljkovic, six, is able to stick metallic objects such as spoons and frying pans to his body when he takes off his shirt – and they don't fall off.

His relatives reckon they can attach 25kg of objects to the little lad in one go. Not that they have been loading him up like the donkey in Buckaroo, or anything.

Furthermore, they allege he has healing powers, as he was able to

10 May 2011

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Kourtney Kardashian goes Mexican for 32nd birthday bash

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Kourtney Kardashian has been celebrating her 32nd birthday with a party in Mexico.

The reality TV star flew to the resort of Punta Mita with her boyfriend Scott Disick and son Mason, as well as sister Kim, brother Rob and Kim's man Kris Humphries.

As part of their six-day getaway, they all enjoyed a traditional fiesta upon arrival and Kourtney was presented with a huge chocolate cake for being the birthday girl.

There was also a mariachi band and the girls sported sombreros and

09 May 2011

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Mr Happy completes gruelling 1,000-mile run

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Spending 71 days on your feet isn't everyone's idea of fun – but covering more than 1,000 miles in a fancy dress costume at the same time would push just about anyone to breaking point.

That didn't stop a fundraiser for a children's leukaemia charity completing a gruelling 1,000-mile run dressed as Mr Happy.

After beating the concrete for 71 days – covering an average of 22-miles per day – Andy Jackson arrived at Lands End – and looked in need of a sit down and a cup of

06 May 2011

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Charity climbers scale wrong mountain after getting lost

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A group of men aiming to do the Three Peaks Challenge for charity have been left red-faced after climbing the wrong mountain.

Damien Davis, Kevin Giles, Mike Murray, Dave Murray, James Bowyer and brother Carl Wright formed Team Wayne in honour of their pal Wayne Wilson, who died from leukaemia earlier this year.

They set off on their hiking trip intending to scale Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and then Snowdon, but they somehow managed to end up on Stob Ban, three miles away from Ben

03 May 2011

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Budget glasses can help keep champers fizzy

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It might come a bit late for those of us who enjoyed a glass of champagne during the royal wedding, but one retailer has started selling flutes that can keep it fizzy for longer.

Marks & Spencer has created a set of four glasses for £15 that have special technology to keep the bubbles in, the Daily Mail reports.

Each one has five or six little dots etched into the bottom with a laser that allow more bubbles to form by

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