The thing of nightmares! Tarantula the size of a human face discovered

The thing of nightmares! Tarantula the size of a human FACE discovered in Sri Lanka By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 21:01 GMT, 4 April 2013 | UPDATED: 09:25 GMT, 5 April 2013 If you're scared of spiders, you best look away now! A new species of tarantula, as big as a human face, has been discovered in northern Sri Lanka.

Infamous cat burglar Peter Scott, a self named Robin Hood who stole from the rich and famous, has died aged 82

Infamous cat burglar Peter Scott, a self named Robin Hood who stole from the rich and famous, has died aged 82Peter Scott stole 30 million from the rich and famous in his lifetime, he saidHe would scale drainpipes of pricy homes in Mayfair wearing smart suits to blend inHis crimes provided Fleet Street with numerous column inches during his heyday By Helen Collis PUBLISHED: 02:09 GMT, 24 March 2013 | UPDATED: 02:09 GMT, 24 March 2013 Peter Scott, a prolific cat burglar who identified himself as a modern Robin Hood, has died aged 82. Living on benefits in a council flat in Islington, North London, his final days were a far cry from his lifetime devoted to stealing millions from the rich and famous. Among his victims, none of whom he held in high esteem, were such stars as Sophia Loren, Elizabeth Taylor, Vivien Leigh, Lauren Bacall, and the gambling club and zoo owner John Aspinall, of whom he recalled: 'Robbing that bastard Aspinall was one of my favourites,' according to the Telegraph.

UK weather: High pressure over Scandinavia blamed as temperatures plummet to -8C

Now get set for a deep freeze: High pressure over Scandinavia blamed as temperatures plummet to -8C Sleet, frost and four inches of snow are expected tomorrowCold air from Siberia passing over the North Sea from Scandinavia can pick up moisture, creating snow flurries Wintry conditions are expected to last all month, unleashing sub-zero temperatures, freezing fog and icy 30mph windsOne driver left hanging over stream after his van skidded on iceBookies have slashed the odds on a white ChristmasMet Office admitted it was likely to be colder than average on December 25 Temperatures for the start of the month are 6C colder than usual | UPDATED: 22:48 GMT, 4 December 2012 The big freeze will turn into a deep freeze tomorrow as temperatures hurtle down to -8C (18F) in parts of rural Britain.