Manchester burglary gang jailed after raps boasting about crimes found on gang member"s phone

'Breaking-in takes b***s': Gang of burglars jailed after police find rap bragging about crime wave on mobile phone Five man gang rapped about the sound of a 'patio breaking' Lyrics found on phone of David Levesconte who was jailed 40 monthsGroup responsible for 65 burglaries across Manchester Police heard that gang stole 24 luxury cars and 400,000 worth of jewellery | UPDATED: 16:53 GMT, 21 December 2012 A bragging burglary gang who boasted about their crimes by writing raps to each other following their raids has been jailed. The five man group recorded the congratulatory rhymes on their mobile phones, sending them to one another

Is frosting the coolest trend so far? Facebook pictures of people in summer gear posing in freezing conditions

Is frosting the coolest trend so far Facebook group takes pictures of themselves in summer gear posing in freezing conditions | UPDATED: 11:25 GMT, 17 December 2012 If winter's already getting you down, you might want to resort to the latest Facebook trend and pretend the temperature can't stop you.

"An apple tree, two boxes of cheese and a Lego police station for me please": This year"s most adorable letters to Santa

'An apple tree, two boxes of cheese and a Lego police station for me please': This year's most adorable letters to Santa | UPDATED: 20:30 GMT, 12 December 2012 Millions of children have sent their Christmas wishlists to Santa, and while most have simple asks others clearly get a little carried away. A list compiled by a boy named Trajan features 17 different demands including a Baltimore football helmet, two boxes of cheese, a big blanket, a small apple tree, 600 quarters and 100 pennies.

Fury at Facebook online casinos: Social network is "tempting young to gamble" with new betting games

Fury at Facebook online casinos: Social network is 'tempting young to gamble' with new betting gamesCritics say the deal with gaming group 888 will create 'tomorrow's generation of problem gamblers'Users will be able to place bets of up to 500 on Las Vegas-style slot machines Experts warn the deal could cause 'the floodgates to open' as more gaming companies utilise social network sites | UPDATED: 23:16 GMT, 12 December 2012 Facebook has been accused of creating ‘tomorrow’s generation of problem gamblers’ by rolling out real money casino games. Under a lucrative deal with online gaming company 888, the social networking giant will offer Las Vegas-style slot machines and games such as roulette and blackjack

The Christmas gifts that change price daily on the internet: Cost fluctuates by 10 per cent as retailers try to ensure they are the cheapest

The Christmas gifts that change price daily on the internet: Cost fluctuates by 10% as retailers try to ensure they are the cheapestFigures show that prices of certain products can change by the hourConsumer groups say that the price changes are 'unfair' on customers | UPDATED: 00:18 GMT, 10 December 2012 Christmas shoppers face paying too much when buying presents online – with prices fluctuating by as much as 10 per cent a day, research reveals.

FA blows whistle on football trophies for children in bid to combat pushy parents

FA blows whistle on football trophies for children in bid to combat pushy parentsThe rule, which is already in force for under-7 and under-8s, will be introduced for the under 9 age group next week | UPDATED: 00:44 GMT, 8 December 2012 For years youngsters have joined football clubs in the hope of not only winning their local league – but also collecting an end of season trophy.

The glittering world of parties, concerts and balls that British debutantes enjoyed in pre-World War II Germany

The glittering world of parties, concerts and balls that British debutantes enjoyed in pre-World War II Germany By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 13:42 GMT, 1 December 2012 | UPDATED: 15:32 GMT, 1 December 2012 Glittering parties, concerts and dinners. This was how many British debutantes spent their time being 'finished' before being presented to English society.

Pong is FORTY: Classic that launched the multi-billion dollar video games industry celebrates anniversary this week

It's a long way from Call of Duty! How the multi-billion pound video games industry began 40 years ago with table tennis in black and white Classic video game was the first release by Atari in 1972They were later sued after another company claimed it stole their idea | UPDATED: 00:07 GMT, 27 November 2012 Now here's an anniversary to make you feel old. Pong is 40 this week. The classic video game, one of the first to reach mainstream popularity, was officially released on November 29, 1972 – 40 years ago this Thursday.