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Family of seven had to share one small fish

January 18, 2013 - 11:50pm

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TNP PHOTO: GARY GOH

People's Action Party (PAP) candidate Koh Poh Koon said he knows what is like to be poor.

7 year-old boy brings gun with him to school

January 18, 2013 - 5:17pm

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PHOTO: Reuters

Waves of alarm spread through Wave Preparatory Elementary School in Queens, New York when a 7 year-old boy was discovered to have brought a gun to school.

Man smothered by girlfriend's breasts dies

January 18, 2013 - 3:59pm

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FILE PHOTO: The New Paper

Sometimes, cleavage kills.

That was exactly what happened to the boyfriend of Ms Donna Marie Lange, 50, when she smothered him with her chest.

Truck crash saves 600 cats from becoming chow

January 18, 2013 - 3:18pm

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PHOTO: AFP

600 cats got a lucky break when the truck carrying them crashed in the central city of Changsha, China.

Stuffed into more than 50 wooden crates, they were narrowly saved from their fates as dinners for people in southern China.

$88 for grass from soccer pitch?

January 18, 2013 - 2:50pm

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Football fans, here's one for you.

A firm is selling authentic grass clippings from famous pitches that renowned football teams have played at, reported The Mirror.

Woman steals cop car and drives to McDonald's

January 18, 2013 - 2:41pm

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PHOTO: Reuters

Officers investigating a domestic quarrel in an apartment in St. Petersburg, Florida, had a police cruiser stolen from right under their noses.

Man builds mini car for pet parrot

January 18, 2013 - 1:58pm

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PHOTO: Andrew Gray

The solution to shutting up a noisy pet parrot? Build it its own mini car.

Computer engineering student Mr Andrew Gray, 29, was tired of his pet African grey parrot "constantly screaming". 

A bucket-head robbery

January 18, 2013 - 1:15pm

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PHOTO: SLIDELL POLICE DEPARTMENT

When 23 year-old Mr Richard Boudreaux arrived at his former employer, Kenney's Seafood, in Slidell, Los Angeles, he was all geared up for a robbery.

But he'd forgotten to bring a mask.

I doubt it was serious, says CPIB officer of law prof's illness

January 18, 2013 - 1:21am

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PICTURE: Choo Chwee Hua

JUST how ill was NUS law professor Tey Tsun Hang, 41, when his first day of interrogation ended, with him allegedly vomiting into a bag and being admitted in a hospital?

Mini Amazing Race on Total Defence Day

January 18, 2013 - 1:19am

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TEAMWORK: Mr Gideon Cheong (left) demonstrating one of the team activities that participants at next month’s Total Defence Day can look forward to. PICTURE: NEXUS

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