American police are searching for a woman who held two British girls as slaves for 13 years. The girls from Southall are now 22 and 18 - "When I was there, I never thought it was weird or bizarre... Now that I'm out I realise she's the weird one, not the rest of the world".
Gamblers who think nothing of taking risks with their cash have something of a cowardly streak. Casinos report that mugs punters have stayed clear since the July bombings.
Paula Radcliffe will be sorry to miss out on the London Marathon after a foot injury. She looks to lose around £1m... perhaps someone should tell her it's the taking part that's important. We're sure someone wouldn't mind pushing her around in a bathtub dressed as a chicken or something.