PICTURED: Catford driver keeps thieves away by chaining car to lamp post

Runcorn and Widnes World:

3:13pm Monday 21st July 2014

This security-conscious Catford driver has gone the extra mile to stop car thieves - by chaining theirs to a lamp post.

Orpington's Spider-Man says he dons suit for his three-year-old son

Runcorn and Widnes World:

12:32pm Monday 21st July 2014

An Orpington cult hero spotted walking the streets dressed as Spider-Man has spoken about his reasons for doing so - and it doesn't involve getting bitten by a radioactive spider.

Spider-Man and son spotted in St Mary Cray

Runcorn and Widnes World:

4:17pm Thursday 17th July 2014

Spider-Man and his son have brought smiles to the faces of hundreds after being photographed in St Mary Cray.

Bus-ted: Double-decker gets stuck on kerb during U-turn

Runcorn and Widnes World:

2:12pm Thursday 17th July 2014

Bus passengers travelling through Wimbledon this morning had an unusual excuse for being late for work after their bus got stuck on a kerb as the driver attempted to make a U-turn.

Do these dogs look like their owners?

Runcorn and Widnes World:

4:00am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Pet pooches got the chance to show off their best assets at the Malden Fortnight dog show at the weekend.

Squirrel starts blaze at electrical substation

Runcorn and Widnes World:

10:34am Monday 14th July 2014

A squirrel set fire to an electrical substation yesterday.

Crystal knob sets Clapham bedroom on fire

Runcorn and Widnes World:

11:00am Wednesday 9th July 2014

A beaming crystal knob sent a bedroom up in flames after the sun refracted through it.

Stray puppy who likes eating women's knickers finds home in Sidcup

Runcorn and Widnes World:

5:49pm Monday 7th July 2014

A Sidcup family has given a loving home to a stray puppy – despite the fact he likes eating women’s knickers.

50+ Jedi Knights living in quiet community in Beckenham

Runcorn and Widnes World:

1:25pm Monday 7th July 2014

An area of Beckenham is said to be harbouring over 50 Jedi Knights. 

8 pictures from cheeky Twitter user show how to have an AMAZING summer's day

Runcorn and Widnes World:

10:54am Friday 4th July 2014

Our appeal for hot-weather pictures yesterday prompted one inspirational individual to tell the full story of how to have a truly epic day.

Buzz Lightyear rescues Woody from certain death on the Dartford Crossing

Runcorn and Widnes World:

3:24pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

Buzz Lightyear has been spotted rescuing Woody from being crushed to death on the Dartford Crossing.

Watch: Didcot man videoed jumping off six-storey hotel into pool

Runcorn and Widnes World:

5:50pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

A DAREDEVIL leap from the top of a six-storey hotel by a man from Didcot is being shared across Facebook.

6 stunning cosmic images for Greenwich Royal Observatory astronomy competition

Runcorn and Widnes World:

5:05pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

A shortlist of spectacular images – some quite literally out of this world – has been revealed for Greenwich’s Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition.

PICTURED: Is this a mini-tornado above Orpington?

Runcorn and Widnes World:

10:34am Tuesday 1st July 2014

A man claims to have photographed a twister above Orpington.

Shortlands gets 'yarn bombed'

Runcorn and Widnes World: Bus stop knitover

10:35am Monday 30th June 2014

Shortlands has become the latest town to be ‘yarn bombed’ by group of anarchist knitters.

PICTURED: Female footballer has kickabout on M25 after lorry crash

Runcorn and Widnes World: Picture: @jadesmith1995

3:59pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

A female footballer from Ebbsfleet United Ladies FC has been snapped having a kickabout on the hard-shoulder of the M25 near Swanley this morning.

'Don't drink from our train toilet bowls' Southeastern warns

Runcorn and Widnes World: A picture of the toilet by @TomPapworth

9:02am Tuesday 24th June 2014

Temperatures are soaring but Southeastern are telling parched punters not to drink water from their train toilet bowls this summer.

Super Bruce - miracle moggy survives 70-foot fall out of Erith tower block window

Runcorn and Widnes World: Bruce taking a look out the window.

3:09pm Monday 23rd June 2014

This miracle moggy is feline-fine after surviving by a whisker when he jumped out of a tower block window more than 70 feet from the ground.

Fire crews called to help nine men with rings stuck on their penises

Runcorn and Widnes World: The gold, diamond-studded ring

2:50pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

The London Fire Brigade said today that is has been called out to deal with nine men who had rings stuck on their penises.

Boy loses finger in rave but keeps dancing

Runcorn and Widnes World: Josh's hand needed to be bandaged up after his little finger got ripped off

2:00pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

Ravers played catch with a boy’s finger which got ripped off during the rave in the old sorting office in Croydon.

Psychic Roy Dog-son backs England to beat Uruguay

Runcorn and Widnes World: Eat my bowl: Roy Dog-son has psychic abilities

11:37am Tuesday 17th June 2014

Psychic canine Roy Dog-son has predicted a victory for England in their Thursday night game against Uruguay.

VIDEO: Young driver gatecrashes Brands Hatch race in friend's hatchback

Runcorn and Widnes World: A race car overtakes Cottle as he takes his passengers for a spin on track.

12:45pm Monday 16th June 2014

A young driver drove his friend's car on to Brands Hatch during a race while she begged him to stop.

Snake slipped in with donations

Runcorn and Widnes World: Snake slipped in with donations

8:32am Monday 16th June 2014

This slippery customer made an unexpected appearance at an animal shelter.

Beloved tree chopped down by mistake - outcry over stump

Runcorn and Widnes World: Yildiz Doherty with all that remains of her beloved tree

12:10pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

A distressed woman is having trouble sleeping after her beloved tree was chopped down by mistake.

Does this Weybridge dog hold the key to England's World Cup campaign?

Runcorn and Widnes World: Football lover: Boo is a lucky charm

6:00am Wednesday 11th June 2014

The pressure is on for a Weybridge pooch hoping to be this year’s answer to Paul the Octopus.

Carshalton UFO believed to be drone camera

Runcorn and Widnes World: A picture from Mr Surooprajally's drone - which he believes may have been mistaken for a UFO

11:00am Tuesday 10th June 2014

The mystery behind several reported UFO sightings over Carshalton could have been solved.

Serenading boyfriend 'drove all night'

Runcorn and Widnes World: Ben Brown, 24, in Brighton with his girlfriend Krista Lynch, 22

9:00am Tuesday 10th June 2014

A MUSICIAN rode 124 miles on a rusty old motorbike with a top speed of 30mph to make up with his girlfriend by serenading her in Brighton.

Boris would use a bike pump but how would YOU survive a zombie apocalypse?

Runcorn and Widnes World: Zombies bring terror to Hampshire village: VIDEO

6:00am Tuesday 10th June 2014

The potential for a zombie apocalypse has been the focus of some attention recently – hopefully not a precursor to one actually happening!

Crime-solving cat jumps into police car and grabs steering wheel

Runcorn and Widnes World: The cat on the parcel shelf

9:30am Monday 9th June 2014

Curious cat found itself in the back of a police car in the early hours of this morning.

VIDEO: Watch the crazy surprise this vending machine sprung at The O2

Runcorn and Widnes World: A vending machine at the O2 Arena had a big surprise inside for customers

10:20am Thursday 5th June 2014

Visitors to the O2 Arena in Greenwich got more than just a can of pop from a flirtatious vending machine.

Haunted: 10 of the scariest places in south-east London and north Kent

Runcorn and Widnes World: NORTH KENT:

12:26pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

Among the many thousands of people who live in south-east London and north Kent there are some residents who shouldn’t be here.

South Norwood to hold independence referendum on eve of Scotland vote

Runcorn and Widnes World: Scots could soon enjoy South Norwood's lakes without even leaving their country

12:19pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

Commuting from Croydon to South Norwood today requires only an Oyster card. But in three months, you might also need your passport.

Spiritual healer ready to work his animal magic

Runcorn and Widnes World: Spiritual healer ready to work his animal magic

10:10am Wednesday 4th June 2014

A spiritual healer who says he can communicate with animals has opened up a healing sanctuary in Eynsford.

VIDEO: Did you spot Scooby Doo? Mystery Machine in Bournemouth as part of fundraising mission for Macmillan

Runcorn and Widnes World: PUPPY POWER: Rahim Jadavji and Gary Lee

11:00am Tuesday 3rd June 2014

SCOOBY Doo could be seen riding aboard the Mystery Machine for his latest assignment in central Bournemouth yesterday.

VIDEO: Unidentified man stands up on Southeastern train and starts sing-song

Runcorn and Widnes World: George Haswell films the man who sang his fellow train passengers home last Friday

5:06pm Monday 2nd June 2014

A man on a late-night southeastern train, which travelled through Bromley and Swanley, stood up and started a suprise sing-song, much to the delight of his fellow passengers.

Crow attack terror returns to Eltham after jogger savaged by bird

Runcorn and Widnes World: Crow attack terror returns to Eltham after jogger savaged by bird

12:02pm Monday 2nd June 2014

A jogger has been savaged by a crow while running through an Eltham park - sparking fears of a fresh wave of bird attacks.

Fox spotted queuing for cash in Lewisham

Runcorn and Widnes World: Source: Twitter: Eliza Hopewell

8:56am Sunday 1st June 2014

Why on earth is this fox so desperate for cash on a Sunday morning?

Twitter account claims to be leaving bundles of cash in secret London locations

Runcorn and Widnes World: Beware fake bank notes

3:56pm Sunday 1st June 2014

A Twitter account claims it will be hiding bundles of cash around London in a similar social media frenzy to one witnessed by San Francisco.

Petts Wood Labrador spends weekend reading News Shopper with a pint

Runcorn and Widnes World: Labrador spends weekend reading News Shopper with a pint

9:22am Saturday 31st May 2014

It’s been a long hard week and the nasty weather hasn’t helped. This Labrador from Petts Wood has clearly decided it’s time to kick back and relax in style, by reading his favourite local newspaper.

Quick one at The Cock or go in The Buff? Top 10 funniest or weirdest pub names

Runcorn and Widnes World: The Fanny on the Hill in Welling

11:30am Friday 30th May 2014

I asked for your suggestions for the strangest or most amusing pub names in the area, and got some great responses.

Do you ever say ‘white rabbits’ or ‘pinch, punch, first day of the month’?

Runcorn and Widnes World: Saying 'white rabbits' at the beginning of the month is meant to ensure good luck

6:00am Friday 30th May 2014

Another 1st of the month is coming up soon, so what are you traditions or superstitions for this occasion?

VIDEO: Move over, Poppy – I’m the world’s oldest cat

Runcorn and Widnes World: VIDEO: Move over, Poppy – I’m the world’s oldest cat

5:20am Thursday 29th May 2014

SHE’S Lucky by name and clearly lucky by nature, as this pampered puss is laying claim to be the world’s oldest cat.

MPs left waiting during Boris Johnson's official launch of helipad

Runcorn and Widnes World: Boris on the roof this morning

11:40am Thursday 29th May 2014

Confusion reigned during a visit by Boris Johnson to a new multi-million pound helipad, after the Mayor of London reportedly became stuck on St George’s Hospital roof.

PICTURE: UFO spotted above Carshalton?

Runcorn and Widnes World: Is the blob to the left of the sun a UFO? (Pic: Kelly Stevenson)

2:09pm Thursday 29th May 2014

Is this picture evidence of aliens flying above Carshalton?

Did you see this twister over Weymouth?

Runcorn and Widnes World: DID you see this twister over Weymouth?

5:31pm Wednesday 28th May 2014

DID anyone else see this twister over Weymouth?

Whoops! Wandsworth road signs point the wrong way

Runcorn and Widnes World: In Lombard Road a wonky cycle lane appeared (Pic @citycyclists )

1:00pm Wednesday 28th May 2014

Two signs have appeared which seem to be pointing out Clapham and Wandsworth are in the wrong direction

Nigel Farage's Cudham local has started serving 'UKIP pie'

Runcorn and Widnes World: The UKIP pie in all its glory

12:30pm Wednesday 28th May 2014

Some may be sick of the sight of UKIP, with the controversial right-wing party dominating headlines for the last week due to success in the local and European elections.

Top 10 completely useless facts about southwest London

Runcorn and Widnes World: The Completely Useless Guide to London, by Martin Pullen

9:50am Wednesday 28th May 2014

Here are the most fascinating (but useless) factoids about your area to tell your friends and family the next time they visit.

What's the weirdest thing that's ever happened to you at work?

Runcorn and Widnes World: CROY: Ricky Gervais lookalike brings a bit of Brent to PC World

6:00am Wednesday 28th May 2014

Even in the most exciting of jobs, work can sometimes become a bit dull.

6 photos of topless women around the world in web craze started by Greenwich students

Runcorn and Widnes World: Greenwich students start craze for topless photos around the world

4:57pm Tuesday 27th May 2014

Giving a new meaning to 'flash photography', pictures of three Greenwich students posing topless as they travel the globe have started a worldwide craze.

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