Mystery of 56 SHEEP found wandering around village of Chiddingly

Mystery of 56 SHEEP found wandering around a village where no one has come forward to claim them Locals in Chiddingly, East Sussex, are caring for the flockSheep were reported to the police after being found on April 13 By Leon Watson PUBLISHED: 00:45 GMT, 24 April 2013 | UPDATED: 12:00 GMT, 24 April 2013 Villagers in East Sussex have been left scratching their heads after the bizarre discovery of 56 sheep wandering around their country lanes. Locals in the village of Chiddingly, near Lewes, are caring for the flock in their back gardens while neighbourhood police search for the owner.

Villagers left scratching their heads after 56 sheep found wandering around their homes

Ewe don't belong here! Villagers left scratching their heads after 56 sheep found wandering around their neighbourhood Locals in Chiddingly, East Sussex, are caring for the flockSheep were reported to the police after being found on April 13As yet no one has come forward to collect them By Leon Watson PUBLISHED: 00:45 GMT, 24 April 2013 | UPDATED: 01:57 GMT, 24 April 2013 Villagers in East Sussex have been left scratching their heads after the bizarre discovery of 56 sheep wandering around their country lanes. Locals in the village of Chiddingly, near Lewes, are caring for the flock in their back gardens while neighbourhood police search for the owner. The sheep were reported to the police after being found on April 13 but as yet no one has come forward to collect them.

Astronomers spot the birth of a planet for first time

Have we seen the birth of a planet for the first time Astronomers spot protoplanet still embedded in a disc of gas and dust If confirmed, will be the first time the birth of a planet has been capturedCould greatly improve our understanding of the way planets form By Mark Prigg PUBLISHED: 13:07 GMT, 1 March 2013 | UPDATED: 13:49 GMT, 1 March 2013 Astronomers believe they have captured the birth of a giant planet for the first time. The forming planet is so young it is still embedded in a thick disc of gas and dust. If confirmed, astronomers say the discovery will greatly improve our understanding of how planets form

Horrified mother making sandwich for son finds blood-covered heroin addict"s needle inside loaf of bread

Mother finds heroin addict's blood-soaked NEEDLE inside loaf of bread from Tesco as she made sandwiches for her son Mother of son, 10, made shocking discovery in Roberts wholemeal breadNeedle was pushed through wrapper by David Rodgers, 61, last DecemberRodgers had been trying to avoid wife finding out he was back on heroin By Mark Duell PUBLISHED: 11:33 GMT, 5 February 2013 | UPDATED: 14:05 GMT, 5 February 2013 A mother opened a loaf of bread bought at a Tesco store to make a sandwich for her 10-year-old – only to discover it contained a blood-covered needle used by a heroin-taking grandfather. The mother had taken two slices from the pack of Roberts wholemeal bread – which she had bought from the Tesco Express in Pendleton, Greater Manchester – when she made the shocking discovery. The needle had been pushed through the plastic wrapper by David Rodgers, 61, when he visited the shop with his wife, in a desperate attempt to avoid her finding out he was back on the drug.

Couple found dead in "murder suicide" after family called police when they didn"t phone over Christmas

Couple found dead in 'murder suicide' after family called police when they didn't phone over ChristmasPolice discovered bodies of Judith Ann Brierley, 67, and Kim Matthews, 62 | UPDATED: 20:16 GMT, 30 December 2012 A couple in their 60s have been found dead in a suspected murder-suicide after concerns were raised that they had not contacted relatives over Christmas. The pair are believed to be Judith Ann Brierley, 67, of Ealing, west London, and Kim Matthews, 62, of the same address, although formal identification has not yet taken place.

Boy, 7, who was given metal detector for Christmas discovers World War Two "bomb" in fields nearby

Boy, 7, who was given metal detector for Christmas discovers World War Two 'bomb' in fields nearbySonny Carter found the 10lb capsule while out for a Boxing Day walkHis father became suspicious when rinsing off the mud-caked objectA relative who worked for the RAF armoury confirmed it was a shell | UPDATED: 00:37 GMT, 29 December 2012 When he was given a metal detector for Christmas, seven-year-old Sonny Carter hoped to find buried treasure. He tried it out on Boxing Day – and within 15 minutes the machine began bleeping.

Borarus Naevus: Luminous miniature is one of world"s tiniest fish

A 'walking' catfish, a bat out of Hell and one of the world's smallest fish: Creatures among 126 brand new species discovered Miniature borarus naevus fish is one of over 100 new species discovered in South-East Asia's Greater Mekong regionOther finds include a singing frog, a 'walking' catfish, and a sinister looking bat that has been named after the devilMany new species are struggling to survive in shrinking habitats, World Wide Fund for Nature has warned | UPDATED: 21:50 GMT, 18 December 2012 This dazzling miniature fish is one of over 100 weird and wonderful new species that have been discovered in South-East Asia – along with a singing frog, a 'walking' catfish, and a devilish looking bat. The borarus naevus fish, which measures just 2cm in length, was spotted off the coast of Surat Thani in southern Thailand, and is one of a host of new creatures found in the Greater Mekong region during the course of 2011.

Village surgeon who pioneered fingerprints 50 years before they were used by police

Village surgeon who pioneered fingerprints 50 years before they were used by police (but could the Yard have caught Jack the Ripper if they listened to his theory) Letter written in 1840 detailed how to take impressions of fingerprints Another 50 years before authorities used forensic evidence for identification | UPDATED: 16:37 GMT, 9 December 2012 The notorious killer Jack the Ripper might have been caught if police had paid attention to a doctor's theory about using fingerprints to solve crimes, it emerged today.

Grandmother of schoolgirl Tia Sharp will face no further action from police in connection with her death

Grandmother of schoolgirl Tia Sharp to face no further action from police in connection with her deathGrandmother's partner due to stand trial for Tia's murder next May | UPDATED: 15:48 GMT, 7 December 2012 12-year-old Tia Sharp, pictured, whose mother Natalie says she was tormented by sick pranksters in the week leading up to the discovery of her daughter's body The grandmother of schoolgirl Tia Sharp will face no further action from police in connection with her death. Christine Sharp was arrested on August 10, on suspicion of murder after the 12-year-old's body was found in the loft of her home in The Lindens, New Addington.

Long-lost sisters reunited after 55 years discover they are TWINS

Long-lost sisters reunited after 55 years discover they are TWINS Jenny Lucas and Helen Edwards, both 64, were separated at birthThey had no knowledge of each other until Jenny tracked down her birth mother after being given up for adoption DNA tests confirmed they were non-identical twins | UPDATED: 20:02 GMT, 6 December 2012 Long-lost sisters, who were reunited after 55 years apart, have discovered that they are in fact twins, separated at birth. Jenny Lucas and Helen Edwards, both 64, had no knowledge of each other after Jenny was given up for adoption until she tracked down her birth mother in 2003. When the pair met, they assumed they were half-sisters but were regularly surprised by their similarities such as the way they held their coffee cups and they would often go to call each other at the same time