Setback in search for WW2 Spitfires lost in jungle after archaeologists say the planes were never taken to Burma in the first place

Setback in search for WW2 Spitfires lost in jungle after archaeologists say the planes were never taken to Burma in the first place Archeologists spent nearly two weeks trying to find 37 unused spitfires in the jungle They were thought to have been delivered to Mingaladon, no Yangon international AirportIt now isn't clear if they were ever sent to the country By Jaymi Mccann PUBLISHED: 02:00 GMT, 16 February 2013 | UPDATED: 07:54 GMT, 16 February 2013 A hunt for dozens of Second World War Spitfires thought to have been buried in the Burmese jungle has proved fruitless.

20 stone thug Michael Eldin crushed victim"s ribs by SITTING on him during row at East Yorkshire pub

Twenty stone thug crushed his victim’s ribs by SITTING on him during drunken row in pub gardenMichael Eldin was captured on CCTV assaulting 12 stone Daniel WatsonThe pair had been drinking at The Plough Inn, East YorkshireMr Watson also suffered a broken collarbone in the attackEldin was handed a four month suspended sentence at Hull Crown Court By Steve Nolan PUBLISHED: 11:32 GMT, 6 February 2013 | UPDATED: 20:38 GMT, 6 February 2013 Sentenced: Michael Eldin pictured arriving at Hull Crown Court where he was handed a suspended sentence for breaking Daniel Watson's ribs and colllarbone in an argument A 20 stone man who crushed a drinker's ribs and broke his collarbone by sitting on him during a row in a pub garden has been spared jail.

Wonder years: Pictures of America"s youth throughout the early 20th century recall a bygone age of innocence

Age of innocence: Beautiful homespun images capture early 20th century 'wonder years' when children ran barefoot instead of playing Xbox By Daniel Miller PUBLISHED: 18:11 GMT, 31 January 2013 | UPDATED: 08:02 GMT, 1 February 2013 These fascinating pictures of American and Canadian youngsters in the first half of the 20th century capture an almost forgotten age of innocence and the simplest of pleasures. The photographs, from the archives of the National Geographic magazine, show children from around two or three up until their early teens and give a fascinating glimpse into what life was like for youngsters without the all trappings of the modern world which we now take so much for granted.

Mayan Doomsday prophecy: 4 days to go and there"s a rush on for bomb-proof survival bunkers

Four days to go until the Mayan Doomsday – and there's a rush on for bomb-proof survival bunkers (complete with leather sofas and plasma screen TVs) Ron Hubbard builds stylish underground bomb-proof shelter in CaliforniaDesigner's business has gone from selling one per month to one per daySome say Mayan Long Count calendar proves world will end this Friday | UPDATED: 08:18 GMT, 18 December 2012 If you’re seriously concerned about the world ending on Friday, then this could be just the ticket.

You really CAN teach an old dog new tricks: The strays being trained to drive a car

A dog that can drive It must be a Rover: The stray canines that have been taught to get behind the wheel The three stray dogs are being trained in specially modified carts to operate the car's controlsThey will attempt to drive a real Mini next week, with their efforts being broadcast live online | UPDATED: 00:02 GMT, 6 December 2012 In a world already full of road hogs this is perhaps the last thing you want to see in the rear view mirror. Animal experts are teaching dogs how to drive.

Dramatic moment huge chunk of Jurassic Sidmouth coastline crashes 100ft on to beach after heavy rainfall

Pictured: Dramatic moment huge chunk of Jurassic coastline crashes 100ft on to beach after heavy rainfall Red sandstone cliff in Sidmouth is part of the Dorset and East Devon world heritage siteResidents claim it is the fifth collapse along the 95 mile stretch of historic coastline in a weekExperts claim cracks in the rock-face are being caused by too much rain | UPDATED: 09:44 GMT, 3 December 2012 This is the dramatic moment when a whole chunk of Jurassic coastline came crashing down on to a beach. The rain-soaked clifftop plunged 100 feet to the pebbled beach below at Sidmouth, east Devon. The moment was captured by John Austin, 70, who spotted a crack in the red sandstone cliffs while out for a walk last week.

Frame by frame: The dramatic moment a huge chunk of Jurassic coastline crashes down 100ft on to a beach after heavy rainfall

Pictured: Dramatic moment huge chunk of Jurassic coastline crashes 100ft on to beach after heavy rainfall Red sandstone cliff in Sidmouth is part of the Dorset and East Devon world heritage siteResidents claim it is the fifth collapse along the 95 mile stretch of historic coastline in a weekExperts claim cracks in the rock-face are being caused by too much rain | UPDATED: 00:49 GMT, 3 December 2012 This is the dramatic moment when a whole chunk of Jurassic coastline came crashing down on to a beach.