Recycling Women have got it all sorted (and it's wives who force their men to follow the rules) 80 per cent of couples throw away rubbish in environmentally friendly wayBut only 58 per cent of single men bother to recycle | UPDATED: 01:46 GMT, 31 December 2012 When it comes to recycling, women are definitely the greener sex. A survey found that almost 70 per cent of women who live alone dispose of refuse in an environmentally-friendly way compared with 58 per cent of single men.
My husband's 35 Christmas lunch was a ready meal in a plastic bag: Wife's anger at pub's 'rubbish' dinnerChaplin family paid nearly 400 for dinner at The Cricketers pubNina Chaplin asked pub to wrap husband's meal as his car broke downSaid husband threw dinner in the bin, opting for a bacon sandwich Family was 'disgusted' at turkey that looked like 'compressed meat' | UPDATED: 02:01 GMT, 27 December 2012 After booking a table at their local pub for a traditional turkey lunch, the Chaplins thought they had taken all the stress out of Christmas.
Now these really are rubbish cars! Funny photos of vehicles whose owners appear to prefer hoarding litter to carrying passengers | UPDATED: 00:03 GMT, 27 December 2012 Many of our cars have probably got the odd stray crisp packet or empty drinks bottle inside, but few will ever get to this state. These funny pictures, collected by photo gallery website Xaxor, show various rubbish-filled vehicles that owners clearly have no interest in cleaning. The cars – which look more like skips than vehicles – are filled with items from tissues to newspapers and McDonald's takeaway food to empty cups of coffee, leaving little space for passengers.
Now Mexican gangs really are bombarding America with drugs: Smugglers use T-shirt CANNONS to fire soup cans filled with marijuana 500ft over border | UPDATED: 17:14 GMT, 12 December 2012 U.S. Border Patrol agents have seized more than 30 cans filled with marijuana that were lunched by Mexican drug smugglers over the border fence into Arizona using a cannon. Authorities say 33 cans of pot were spotted Friday in a field near where the Colorado River crosses the U.S.-Mexico border
Homeless people to sleep in shipping containers as Brighton tries to tackle its housing crisis Local housing trust wants to use converted containers to help people while they search for permanent homeEach container comes with bathroom, kitchen and plasterboarded wallBrighton and Hove suffering housing crisis caused by low wages, expensive house prices and soaring rents | UPDATED: 22:29 GMT, 29 November 2012 Shipping containers could be used as temporary accommodation for homeless people to help solve a city's housing crisis. A housing trust in Brighton wants to use the 36 adapted containers as a stop-gap for people without a permanent home