Obese father-of-three, 37, loses EIGHTEEN stone in nine months after vowing to slim for his sons

'I was too ashamed to get the cancer test that could have saved my mother': Obese father-of-three, 37, loses EIGHTEEN stone in nine months after vowing to slim for his sons Wayne Robinson dropped from 31st to 13st after making a 'conscious effort to constantly avoid embarrassing situations' like parents evening Weight crept on after he lost his mother to bowel cancer Says shame over weight meant he resisted getting the cancer test himself – even though he knew early detection could have saved his mother Decided to slim down for the sake of his children Averaged half a stone weight loss per week By Bianca London PUBLISHED: 12:36 GMT, 4 January 2013 | UPDATED: 12:59 GMT, 4 January 2013 A man who was once too ashamed to be seen in public has found a new lease of life after losing an incredible 18st. Wayne Robinson, 31, from Carlisle, embarked upon a strict diet nine months ago after deciding he had had enough of missing out on life because of his size

Swedish woman accused of using a skeleton for sex says she is an "odd duck" but not a criminal

'I'm an odd duck but not a criminal': Woman with SKELETON in her flat denies using it for sex WARNING – GRAPHIC CONTENT37-year-old Swedish woman admitted interest in necrophilia but denied it was sexual Gothernburg District Court scheduled to give its ruling on the case todayShe was arrested in September when more than 100 body parts were found at her flat | UPDATED: 14:16 GMT, 17 December 2012 A 37-year-old woman who allegedly kept skeleton parts in her flat so she could have sex with them said while she is an 'odd duck' she has not committed a crime.

Don"t call the police, it"s only art: Bizarre mannequin "hoodies" invade the streets of Rome

Don't call the police, it's only art: Bizarre mannequin 'hoodies' invade the streets of RomeUS artist Mark Jenkins has created the street installations to 'get people to look up from their mobile phones'He has placed hooded mannequins poking out of bins, playing tug of war, and apparently fired at a darts board | UPDATED: 19:39 GMT, 9 December 2012 An army of sinister hoodies appear to have invaded Rome. But closer inspection reveals that the strange figures are in fact mannequins styled in bizarre positions

Russia tells citizens Armageddon will not come on December 21

It’s not the end of the world! Russia tells citizens Armageddon will not come on December 21 | UPDATED: 10:40 GMT, 3 December 2012 Russia has told its citizens that the world will not end on December 21. Moscow’s minister of emergency situations is alarmed at the growing panic among many people that an ancient prophecy that armageddon will occur on that date is true. Ancient Mayans claimed that is the day a 5,125-year cycle known as the Long Count in the Mayan calendar supposedly comes to a close