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Growth forecast hit by octopus death

Chancellor George Osborne confirmed yesterday that that the death of Paul the Octopus, known for picking world cup winners, caused the treasury to revise growth forecasts downwards by a half of one percent.

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Posted: Mar 24th, 2011
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Isle of Wight forgot to end minute’s silence

Embarassed council officials on the Isle of Wight are set to end a minute’s silence that began on 19 June 1897, after it emerged that Town Mayor Elijah Crood, the only man on the island to own a pocket watch, had fallen asleep before the end.

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Posted: Jun 16th, 2010
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