the ferret: mad world.
Talisker, a border collie, had been living on borrowed time after vets found he had a potentially fatal heart condition. But thanks to Viagra, which this year celebrates its 10th anniversary, the dog has been given a new lease of life.
BABY BOOM: A baby buggy sold on an internet auction in Germany came complete with a working loaded handgun. It was bought by a couple who found the loaded Sig Sauer pistol in a side pocket after collecting it from Hamburg.
DUTCH FLYER: A shoplifter fled from a Dutch supermarket after stealing a packet of meat so quickly that he left his 12-year-old son behind. Police in Kerkrade said they managed to contact the thief via the boy, but he had refused to return and collect his son. He told officers to get hold of the youngster's mother instead.