Now Stephen's Hawking insurance: Eminent scientist set to appear in Go Compare ads with notorious opera singerRenowned scientist is latest celebrity to star in the Go Compare campaignAdvert sees him suck the opera singer into a black hole before laughing /12/31/article-2255462-16B3C37D000005DC-769_634x558.jpg” width=”634″ height=”558″ alt=”Hawking insurance: Steven Hawking appears in the latest Go Compare advert which sees him sucking the opera singer into a black hole” class=”blkBorder” /> Hawking insurance: Steven Hawking appears in the latest Go Compare advert which sees him sucking the opera singer into a black hole The former Lucasian professor of mathematics at Cambridge University joins the likes of television presenter Sue Barker and survival expert Ray Mears in plotting to destroy fictitious opera singer Gio Compario and silence his irritating sales slogan. The advert, which will be shown for the first time today, sees 70-year-old Professor Hawking announce to a packed lecture theatre that he has discovered how to generate a super massive black hole, before being asked what he will do with the knowledge. The scene then cuts to the opera singer – played by Wynne Evans – haranguing a couple in the street, before a black hole forms behind him and sucks him in
Debt-hit soldiers are targeted by 3,300% payday loan firm… in MOD's own magazineLoans company sold advertising space in Ministry of Defence magazine Rising concern about the number of soldiers getting into debtNew recruits earn less than 14,000 a year and private are paid 18,000 | UPDATED: 01:15 GMT, 30 December 2012 Condemned: The MoD magazine that includes the advert for payday loans from Forces Loans, a company charging an APR of more than 3,300 per cent The Ministry of Defence was condemned last night for cashing in on the debts of its poorest soldiers by selling advertising space in its staff magazine to a payday loans company
The jobs scramble hot-spots: 55 applicants chase every vacancy in Hull but employers struggle to find candidates in Cambridge | UPDATED: 10:55 GMT, 27 December 2012 Huge regional differences in the competition for jobs around have been revealed in research that named Hull as the most difficult place in the UK to find work.
Wood you spot the meerkats Faces of three beady-eyed inquisitive creatures found in fence panel Knot formation gives impression of grinning meerkat faces | UPDATED: 16:44 GMT, 26 November 2012 Stunned Pamela Warriner, 75, had to ‘compare the meerkat’ when she saw the faces of three of the weasel-like animals engrained in her new garden fence. The knots in the grain of the wood appeared to form the beady eyes, pointy nose and grinning mouth of the inquisitive creature. And the thin cut of the wood for the fence panels meant the impression has been repeated three times over.