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Unicycle world record attempt

Ed Pratt aims to ride round the world on a unicycle - something that's never been done before. Credit: ITV News

A young man from Somerset will head off on an extraordinary challenge tomorrow.

Ed Pratt aims to ride round the world on a unicycle - something that's never been done before.

He's raising money for the School in a Bag charity which provides equipment for vulnerable children around the world. It could take two years to complete.

Ed says: "It's very do-able. You just get up, you cycle, you sleep and you just repeat that day after day. It's just doing it day after day is definitely going to be tough but I reckon I'll get into it and it'll work."

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"What choice do I have? There is nowhere else I can put the car"

The picturesque Cotswold's village of Bibury has been photo-bombed by a bright yellow car.

The 14th century National Trust-owned cottages are some of the most-photographed dwellings in Britain

Photographer Lee McCallum took to Twitter to complain about "Bibury's elephant in the room":

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However the 82-year old owner of the bright yellow Vauxhall Corsa has hit back claiming he has not other option.

What choice do I have? There is nowhere else I can put the car

– Peter, Owner of the bright yellow Corsa

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Yellow car spoils the view for snappers

Photographers say the little yellow car is spoiling the picture postcard view Credit: ITV News

Photographers visiting a famously picturesque spot in Gloucestershire have complained that a bright yellow car is spoiling the view.

The row of cottages on Arlington Row in Bibury are some of the oldest inhabited homes in the UK. But many visitors to the beauty spot are finding their pictures are ruined by the car, which is owned by a local resident.

Lanterns of Longleat are up for auction

19 of Longleat's animal-themed lanterns are going up for auction Credit: ITV News

Giant Chinese lanterns that lit up Longleat this winter are to be auctioned for charity.

150,000 people came to see the illuminated designs at the Wiltshire estate. Some will be kept for next Christmas but 19 animal-themed creations will be sold to raise money for Tusk, the Duke of Cambridge's African wildlife conservation charity.

The online sale runs until 11 February. You can find out more here.

Comedians descend on Bristol for Slapstick Festival

The festival will focus on comedy greats including slapstick supremos Laurel and Hardy Credit: Slapstick Festival

Some of Britain's best-known comedy actors are in Bristol to celebrate slapstick.

Victoria Wood, Stephen Fry and The Goodies will talk about the greats including Charlie Chaplin, Laurel and Hardy and Buster Keaton.

The festival, which is now in its 11th year, starts today and runs until Sunday 25 January.

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