THOSE pesky seagulls have been at it again. According to the Daily Telegraph, aggressive gulls have caused chaos across the country, stealing sandwiches, attacking schoolchildren, and posing such a threat to the Royal Mail it has had to delay some deliveries.

Crazy doggy tale in The Sun. Forty one year old Alama Padilla spent more than £2,000 on a country club wedding in Lowton, Warrington for her two Shih Tzus.

The big day for Elvis and Bella, collectively known as 'Belvis' was attended by 70 guests and 17 dogs, including all of Belvis' puppies.

Alma decided to plan the extravagant wedding for her pets as she married her husband in a civil ceremony.

She said: “I knew the two had to get married after realising they are destined to spend their lives together. Bella, like any other bride was very stressed the day before the wedding.

“She didn’t want to eat but she was so happy when she finally got to marry Elvis. It was beautiful — a dream wedding.”

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The Daily Mail tells us that a house in Elstree, Hertfordshire, which has been home for a host of film stars including Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, is up for sale for £1.3 million.

Elstree Lodge, which is near the Elstree film studies, has also been occupied by the likes of Sophia Loren and Carlo Ponti, Joan Collins and Anthony Newley, Stanley Kubrick, Roger Moore, Rex Harrison, James Mason and Olivia De Havilland.

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How about this for a good film review – two grandmothers have told the Daily Mirror they were chucked out of their local cinema for laughing too much whilst watching the comedy Absolutely Fabulous.

The film, starting Joanna Lumley and Jennifer Saunders, is based on the hit BBC TV series but Cindy Amass (59) and Jacqueline Cox (60) say they were told to leave by the manager of the Islington Vue cinema in London after he hid round the corner to listen to their hysterics.

Cindy said: “We weren't laughing that loudly, but it is a funny film, it's not like we were watching anything serious.

“It was really embarrassing, no one was asking us to be quiet until the manager came over and was talking to us, then people started shushing.”

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An article in The Guardian says that previously unseen illustrations by Beatrix Potter have been found during conservation work in a National Trust property in Suffolk.

The drawings depict scenes inside and outside Melford Hall, a Tudor mansion owned by relatives of Potter, whom she visited often between 1899 and 1938.

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New words entered into the Oxford English Dictionary include budgie smugglers, bovvered and defo, reports The Guardian.

The paper says that they are 1,000 new words, phrases and senses to make it into the latest quarterly update of the dictionary and also included are nearly 2,000 fully revised or partially expanded entries.

Budgie smugglers is an Australian term describing close-fitting swimming trunks, bovver is a variant of bothered and defo means definitely.

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The Guardian (www.guardian.co.uk)

Daily Mail (www.dailymail.co.uk)

Daily Mirror (www.mirror.co.uk)

Daily Telegraph (www.telegraph co.uk)

The Sun (www.thesun.co.uk)