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Woman, 99, has dream of being arrested come true

Police in the Netherlands have helped a 99-year-old woman's dream come true… by letting her spend time in a jail cell.Annie had told an officer that one of her final wishes was experiencing prison from an inmate's perspective.Despite lacking the criminal requirements to get...

Russian teams ordered to replay bandy match after 20 own goals

Two bandy teams have been ordered to replay a match in which they scored 20 own goals between them amid allegations of match-fixing.Bandy, a free-flowing sport considered a form of hockey, is a combination of field hockey, ice hockey and football and is little-known...

Unidentified sea creature washes up on Philippines beach

The remains of a mysterious sea creature have washed up on the shore of the Philippines.The unidentified creature, measuring 6.3 metres long and two metres wide, was found on a beach in Barangay Poblacion, Cagadianao, on the Philippines' Dinagat Islands.The Bureau of Fisheries and...

Mini Sandstorm On Yaverland Beach

A mini sandstorm has been captured on Yaverland Beach near Sandown as Storm Doris brings high winds across the Isle of Wight. This amazing video was captured by Emma Salter-Paine, who runs The Reef restaurant on Sandown Esplanade, this afternoon (Thursday).Storm Doris has caused wind gusts...

WATCH: Isle Of Wight Asda Build From Above

Development work at the site of a new Asda store on the Isle of Wight appears to be progressing well. Works have been underway on the outskirts of Newport since last year.The new roundabout which will direct drivers in and out of the new store...

‘Enormous’ £1m cannabis haul found in raid on 1980s nuclear bunker

Police have found "thousands" of cannabis plants, valued at more than £1m, in an underground nuclear bunker built during the 1980s.Six men, aged between 15 and 45, have been arrested following the raid on RGHQ Chilmark in Wiltshire, which was constructed to house and...

How you can perfect the ‘dabbing’ move Tom Watson apparently tried at PMQs

The "dab" dance is a phenomenon that has caught on around the world.Sporting stars such as American quarterback Cam Newton, tennis player Victoria Azarenka and a host of English football players have adopted the move to celebrate their achievements.Now, it seems it has...

Police officer commandeers gritter lorry to find missing boy

A missing boy has been found thanks to a quick-thinking police officer who commandeered a gritter lorry to track him down.Paul Goodier acted quickly after the youngster's parents reported that their son had run away from them in Tiverton, Devon.Spotting a passing gritter truck,...

PICTURE: Cowes And East Cowes From Above

Cowes and East Cowes have been snapped from the sky. The National Police Air Support unit (NPAS) from Bournemouth - which covers the Isle of Wight - managed to capture this image of the two Island towns.The image was taken during a training exercise over the Isle...

Men and women ‘need different things’ to keep friendships alive

Your ability to keep long-distance friendships alive may depend on your gender, according to a new study.Whereas a good gossip on the phone is enough for women to stay close to each other, regular calls have absolutely no effect on men.According to psychologists at...

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