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London pigeon droppings inspire brooch-maker

A young artist being showcased at the Museum of London has found inspiration for jewellery in pigeon droppings. Frances Wadsworth-Jones from Ealing, west London, creates brooches using crushed precious and semi-precious gems which sell for…

Bizarre causes of fires revealed: Pigeon dropped lit cigarette down chimney and dog turned on toaster

A pigeon dropping a discarded cigarette down a chimney and a dog turning on a toaster were among some of the most bizarre causes of fires this year, the country's biggest brigade has revealed. Investigators in London studied 2,000 incidents…

Pigeon lady faces court for ‘breaking no-feeding Asbo’

A pensioner known as The Pigeon Lady of Pimlico is to stand trial for allegedly breaching her Asbo by feeding birds. Nadia Lee, 66, spent 25 years scattering seed on the pavements near to her home and taking home injured pigeons…

Pest control man called in to check stench in offices found dead burglar wedged in chimney

STAFF at a law firm complained of a foul odour and flies before Kevin Gough’s rotting body was discovered lodged halfway up a chimney. A MAN found dead in an office chimney was a serial burglar. Staff had complained of a horrible stench…