Friday, 16 September 2016

Blog break

I'm not currently updating this site.

However, I'm still collecting Weird News on our Facebook page.

Monday, 8 August 2016

Hole in one weirdness

UPI.com: Serial pooper targets Norwegian golf course

If affected, you may take a free drop. Or even use a new ball, I dunno

Spotter's Badge: Mark

Friday, 5 August 2016

Thursday, 4 August 2016

Quite a lot of birds weirdness

Southport Visiter no really they spell it like that: Is this the most birds ever seen on one roof?

Top tip: Don't try to tile your house with toast.

Spotter's Badge: Matthew

Monday, 1 August 2016

Spud criminal weirdness

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: With all other crime solved, police now cracking down on people riding around on mopeds with potatoes

Potatoes and mopeds are just a gateway drug. Before you know it, they're zooming around on a 1,000cc monster with a sack of watermelons.

Spotter's Badge: Jaykay Growling

Saturday, 30 July 2016

Alien abduction weirdness

Northern Echo: Man caught breaking into pensioners' porch 'was trying to escape from aliens'

"When the issue of compensation was mentioned, Mr Moroney spoke out again to say he would be unable to pay for the £150-worth of damage caused. He claimed his only source of income came from occasional work as a mobile stripper."

Spotter's Badge: Greg

Wednesday, 27 July 2016

Hospital cat weirdness

Epping Forest Guardian: Cat spotted checking into A&E

"Yeah, I woke up this morning and I was a cat... are you listening to me?"

Spotter's Badge: Andrew

Tuesday, 26 July 2016

Swan v model boats weirdness

East Anglia Daily Times: Swan has personal grudge against model boat club

The last photo is a real tear-jerker

[Titanic music starts playing]

Spotter's Badge: Karl, Katie, Chris

Wednesday, 20 July 2016

Big cat wedding weirdness

Plymouth Herald: Couple's wedding at risk after lynx escapes from zoo

This is exactly what happened at the Herald picture desk:

"How big d'you reckon one of these cats is?"

"Ooooh, I'll just take a guess at... there"

"Nailed it. What about its shadow?"

"Lynx don't have shadows, IDIOT"

Spotter's Badge: Ed

Tuesday, 19 July 2016

Udder tampering weirdness

York Press: Udder-tampering scandal rocks Great Yorkshire Show

Did one of these people tamper with an udder? We will never know.

Spotter's Badge: George, Everybody

Wednesday, 13 July 2016

Mystery chair weirdness

Kent Online: Man finds chair

Is it a ducking stool? A prop for kinky sex acts? Or simply the one chair the DFS sale could never shift? WE SHALL NEVER KNOW

Spotter's Badge: Amanda

Friday, 1 July 2016

Thursday, 30 June 2016

Wednesday, 29 June 2016

Monday, 27 June 2016

Sunday, 26 June 2016

Not a dead body weirdness

Stoke Sentinel: 'Dead body' in lane was actually a badger

OR, somebody dressed as a badger. Did you consider that, Sherlock Holmes?

Spotter's Badger: Andrew

Saturday, 25 June 2016

Union Flag weirdness

Plymouth Herald: Council takes down 'too loud' flag after a single complaint

"Hello? Can you take that flag down? The noise is doing my head in"

"Yeah, OK, nobody will notice"

[Looks out of window]


Thursday, 23 June 2016

Wednesday, 22 June 2016

Tuesday, 21 June 2016

Bouncy castle weirdness

Boston Standard: Bouncy castle blows away

This is only news if a local witch breaks its fall

Spotter's Badge: Nick

Sunday, 19 June 2016

Thursday, 16 June 2016

"Has anyone told the stiffy joke yet?" weirdness

Hull Daily Mail: Ghost hunters stumble across porn shoot in cemetery

"One elderly man was so incensed, he was ready to chase after them with his walking stick but I persuaded him to calm down and eat his sandwiches."

Spotter's Badge: Everybody


Monday, 13 June 2016

Wednesday, 8 June 2016