Pippa Middleton book: A whole 5 off – and signed, too

'A whole 5 off – and signed, too!': Yes, that's Pippa's frank admission on how she's now shifting copies of her (rather rudely reviewed) party tips bookPippa Middleton signed discounted copies of her book at a pub in Stanford DIngley, Berkshire'Her Royal Hotness' has launched a tireless book-signing blitzkrieg in an attempt to turn struggling sales around | UPDATED: 10:48 GMT, 16 December 2012 It surely wasn’t what she – or the publisher who stumped up a 400,000 advance – expected. But Pippa Middleton’s party-planning book has struggled to sell after attracting an avalanche of unkind reviews blasting its advice as ‘glaringly obvious’. If she is disheartened, however, ‘Her Royal Hotness’ isn’t showing it – and has even launched a tireless book-signing blitzkrieg in an attempt to turn things around

Gay hairdresser stabbed train passenger with SCISSORS after he made a homophobic comment

Gay hairdresser stabbed train passenger with SCISSORS after he made a homophobic comment Hairdresser Lee Howett, 26, snapped after a man made a homophobic comment about him He fetched out his hairdressing scissors and stabbed the victim in the shoulder during a row at Basildon train station Court heard Howett was emotional after confronting an ex-partner By Harriet Cooke PUBLISHED: 10:03 GMT, 6 December 2012 | UPDATED: 17:27 GMT, 6 December 2012 Guilty: Lee Howett, 26, was jailed for two and a half years for stabbing a man with a pair of hairdressing scissors A gay hairdresser has been jailed for two and a half years after he stabbed a man with a pair of scissors in revenge for making a homophobic comment. Lee Howett snapped after a passenger waiting at Basildon rail station, Essex, abused him over his sexuality during a series of skirmishes. The 26-year-old then took a pair of hairdressing scissors from his bag and stabbed him close to his right shoulder blade

What are the odds? New study shows how guessing heads or tails isn"t really a 50-50 game

What are the odds New study shows how guessing heads or tails isn't really a 50-50 game | UPDATED: 18:00 GMT, 2 December 2012 [headerlinks You don’t need to be a mathematician or a Vegas card shark to know that, when all things are equal, the probability of flipping a coin and guessing which side lands up correctly is 50-50.