Using Twitter hurts athletes" performance, says Lord Coe as he attacks Olympic failures

Using Twitter hurts athletes' performance, says Lord Coe as he attacks Olympic failuresLord Coe said he found a 'high correlation' between tweeting and underperformanceThinly veiled attack against Olympic diver and keen tweeter Tom Daley By Hannah Roberts PUBLISHED: 01:23 GMT, 31 December 2012 | UPDATED: 01:52 GMT, 31 December 2012 Lord Coe has attacked sports stars who use Twitter too much, saying it is linked to ‘underperformance’. The Olympics organiser, who has been made a Companion of Honour in the New Year honours list, said he found it ‘bizarre’ that athletes spent their time writing banal comments online during competitions instead of concentrating on winning medals.

Time to call for the hedge trimmer: Villagers give overgrown phone box haircut after ivy blocked the door

We were forced to excavate our phone box! Villagers give overgrown ivy a severe haircut after they couldn't open the doorTelephone box covered in ivy and has been used three times in the last yearMore than 46million people in the UK (92 per cent) now have a mobile phone By Sarah Johnson PUBLISHED: 21:16 GMT, 3 December 2012 | UPDATED: 07:38 GMT, 4 December 2012 It is almost completely hidden from sight and looks like it hasn't been used in years.

A change is as good as a rest? No thanks! Unadventurous Brits have had the same haircut their entire lives – and will NOT be changing it any time soon

A change is as good as a rest No thanks! Unadventurous Brits have had the same haircut their entire lives – and will NOT be changing it any time soon | UPDATED: 16:08 GMT, 28 November 2012 A change is as good as a rest, the old saying goes.