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River Tyne ‘booze cruise’ plans slammed by police

Plans for thousands of people to float on inflatables down the River Tyne on a "booze cruise" have been criticised by police.The event is planned for 1 July, starting in Newburn, Newcastle, and ending three-and-a-half hours later on the Quayside.Publicised on Facebook as the...

Bizarre statue of Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo provokes ridicule

A bust of Portugal footballer Cristiano Ronaldo has caused a storm online - for all the wrong reasons.Madeira, where the 32-year-old Real Madrid star grew up, has renamed its airport in honour of him, and the bronze statue was revealed during a ceremony marking...

Snake on a plane! Passenger leaves reptile behind after Alaska flight

Of all the announcements passengers on an Alaskan commuter flight expected to hear, being told there was a snake on the plane probably wasn't one of them.But that's what seven people on a Ravn Alaska flight between the village of Aniak and the city...

Nick Clegg ends up as model in bizarre US airport poster

He was once the deputy prime minister and is a household name in the UK, but it seems Nick Clegg has failed to make much of an impression on America.A picture of the former Lib Dem leader has turned up on a poster at...

Alligator returns to give pro golfer fright

An alligator bravely dispatched from the fairway by an American golfer during the Arnold Palmer Invitational returned for a second day - and this time it stood firm.Footage of Cody Gribble removing the reptile by slapping it on the tail was widely circulated on...

South Korea expert’s children gatecrash live TV interview

This is the rib-tickling moment two children stole the show from their dad as he gave a live interview on television.Professor Robert Kelly was talking about the ousting of South Korean President Park Geun-Hye when his two children burst into his study, oblivious to...

Your Pictures: Spring Has Sprung On The Isle Of Wight

It feels like spring has officially arrived on the Isle of Wight today (Thursday). Temperatures were a balmy 16'c and above in many parts of the Island making it the warmest day of the year so far.Isle of Wight Radio listeners have been enjoying the...

X Factor Auditions On The Isle Of Wight – Re-Live Some Of The Country’s Worst Ever

As X Factor rolls onto the Isle of Wight today (Thursday), we thought it would be a great chance to re-live some of the most memorable X Factor auditions form years gone by. The ITV show has made people into huge stars over the years,...

Nicole Kidman explains her Oscars ‘seal clapping’ was to protect a ring

Nicole Kidman has explained her "awkward" seal-like clapping during the Oscars ceremony last month.The Australian star saw videos of the moment spreading across Twitter the day after the awards, with many users wondering if there was something wrong with her hands."Anyone see Nicole Kidman...

The Only Way Is Essex Star To Visit The Isle Of Wight

The Only Way is Essex star Pete Wicks is heading to the Isle of Wight this weekend (Saturday). Pete, known for his on/off relationship with co-star Megan McKenna, is due to appear at Moda in Newport - according to organisers.Previously, the Island has played host...