Pooches predict World Cup winners

A team of canine football lovers in Cornwall are picking out their World Cup predictions by following their noses.

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Jamaica Inn on the market for £2 million

Jamaica Inn, Bodmin Moor. Credit: PA
Jamaica Inn, Bodmin Moor. Credit: PA

The famous Jamaica Inn, on Bodmin Moor, Cornwall, is on the market for £2 million. The 17-bedroom inn was immortalised in Daphne du Maurier’s eponymous novel, and was once owned by the thriller-writer Alistair MacLean.

Owners John and Wendy Watts, who have lived there for 40 years, are selling up after deciding to retire.

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Santa starts early - by diving with Torquay penguins

Father Christmas got to work a couple of days early today, delivering gifts underwater. Santa donned a festive diving suit to help feed the penguins at Living Coasts zoo in Torquay.

Instead of presents, his sack was filled with squid and fish for the resident colony of Macaroni and African penguins. Despite getting his beard wet, he didn't mind the swim at all.

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