It’s the first Friday of 2012, and it seems we’ve started the New Year on a rather stormy and gail force note. But never fear, we’ve pulled together a selection of stories to help cheer you up!
How much would you expect to pay for tuna? I’m guessing not £472,000 like one Japanese restaurateur? http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/japan/8994047/Giant-bluefin-tuna-sold-for-record-472000.html
Many of us will be pledging to stick to a diet this month as part of our New Year’ resolutions – but the odd porkie pie about what you’ve been scoffing will all add up over the year…maybe to 500! http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/dietandfitness/8996557/Women-tell-474-lies-a-year-about-their-diet.html
Not too sure whether to commend him on his daredevil stunt or watch from behind a cushion! http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/usa/8996100/Car-drives-onto-roof-by-mistake.html
Who said dogs are the most loyal pets? This cat found its way home after four years. http://www.metro.co.uk/weird/886240-lost-cat-back-with-owner-4-years-after-going-missing-from-home-in-devon
Fancy trying out a new hobby? Well maybe get involved in the World Black Pudding Throwing Championships or tin-bath racing?http://www.metro.co.uk/weird/886535-the-weirdest-sports-in-britain-from-tin-bath-racing-to-gurning-contests