French artist Clet Abraham alters road signs… and drives councils mad across Europe

Thirty smile an hour zone: Cheeky artist changes road signs with stickers… and is driving councils mad across Europe French artist Clet Abraham has amended street signs across EuropeHis aim is to entertain and make people think about blindly obeying orders By Tara Brady PUBLISHED: 21:42 GMT, 28 January 2013 | UPDATED: 10:57 GMT, 29 January 2013 He is every council's worst nightmare but artist Clet Abraham has a serious message to get across.

The Christmas daffodil: Keen gardener discovers spring bloom in his flower bed just in time for the big day

The Christmas daffodil: Keen gardener discovers spring bloom in his flowerbed just in time for the big day Brian Rickard saw the first daffodil bloom in his Plymouth, Devon, gardenThe keen gardener said that the flowers are his earliest blooms yet | UPDATED: 19:53 GMT, 25 December 2012 While most of the UK continues to be deluged by rain – the early signs of spring have already made an appearance in one Devon town. Keen gardener Brian Rickard saw the first daffodils in his Plymouth, Devon, flowerbeds bloom in time for Christmas. The bright yellow flower made an appearance despite the town enduring 128.8mm of rain already in December – surpassing its monthly average for this time of year of 118.8mm

Christmas parties are key culprits in spreading winter vomiting bug Norovirus

Christmas parties are key culprits in spreading the winter vomiting bug, which can be contagious for THREE WEEKS Norovirus expert Professor Ian Clarke says people can be infectious for THREE WEEKS after recoveringHe believes people hugging and kissing at parties is increasing the spreadSales of anti-bacterial hand gel have soared 52 per cent this weekAround 900,000 people now thought be affected By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 14:28 GMT, 20 December 2012 | UPDATED: 18:54 GMT, 20 December 2012 Christmas parties are causing the winter vomiting bug to spread rapidly as sufferers are attending while still infectious, warns a norovirus expert.

Homeowner from hell used "laughing machine" and hundreds of abusive signs to torment neighbours for 18 years

Homeowner from hell used 'laughing machine' and hundreds of abusive signs to torment neighbours for 18 years | UPDATED: 16:50 GMT, 7 December 2012 Pensioner Keith Quartermain has avoided jail by moving house A home-owner from hell has been warned by a judge to get on with his new neighbours or go to prison after a street dispute spanning almost two decades. Keith Quartermain had rowed with neighbours David Quick and Catherine Fillier for at least 18 years, after an initial argument over a path to the rear of their gardens. The 67-year-old even resorted to using a 'laughing machine' and erecting abusive signs to torment his neighbours.

Welcome to Hampshire boyo: Locals shocked after welsh road signs appear in English town

Welcome to Hampshire boyo: Locals shocked after Welsh road signs appear in English town | UPDATED: 01:10 GMT, 2 December 2012 Drivers in an English town were amazed when road hazard signs appeared in Welsh. They warned of a skid risk, but because they were in Welsh residents of Andover in Hampshire were at a loss to understand them. It was only by peering closely they could see an English translation underneath.