VIDEO: Keston boxing champion David Haye presents the weather - for dogs

News Shopper:

1:33pm Friday 25th July 2014

When you have been champion of the world like Keston’s David Haye, what’s next? Presenting the world’s first weather forecast for dogs, of course.

Mysterious 'Met Police spy plane' seen circling Lewisham, Eltham and Blackheath

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4:03pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A mysterious plane - allegedly operated by the Met Police for surveillance purposes - has been spied circling Lewisham and Blackheath.

Fire brigade called to 100 Bromley children stuck in cars - and child with head in potty

News Shopper: Firefighters called after Layton, two, gets head stuck in his toilet seat

12:46pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Since 2001 around 100 children in Bromley have had to be rescued from vehicles after being trapped inside, figures show.

Man spotted painting Dartford station post box pink

News Shopper:

9:46am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Rail users were greeted with a strange sight outside Dartford station this morning – a post box being painted pink.

PICTURED: Catford driver keeps thieves away by chaining car to lamp post

News Shopper:

3:13pm Monday 21st July 2014

This security-conscious Catford driver has gone the extra mile to stop car thieves - by chaining theirs to a lamp post.

Orpington's Spider-Man says he dons suit for his three-year-old son

News Shopper:

12:32pm Monday 21st July 2014

An Orpington cult hero spotted walking the streets dressed as Spider-Man has spoken about his reasons for doing so - and it doesn't involve getting bitten by a radioactive spider.

Spider-Man and son spotted in St Mary Cray

News Shopper:

4:17pm Thursday 17th July 2014

Spider-Man and his son have brought smiles to the faces of hundreds after being photographed in St Mary Cray.

Stray puppy who likes eating women's knickers finds home in Sidcup

News Shopper:

5:49pm Monday 7th July 2014

A Sidcup family has given a loving home to a stray puppy – despite the fact he likes eating women’s knickers.

50+ Jedi Knights living in quiet community in Beckenham

News Shopper:

1:25pm Monday 7th July 2014

An area of Beckenham is said to be harbouring over 50 Jedi Knights. 

8 pictures from cheeky Twitter user show how to have an AMAZING summer's day

News Shopper:

10:54am Friday 4th July 2014

Our appeal for hot-weather pictures yesterday prompted one inspirational individual to tell the full story of how to have a truly epic day.

Buzz Lightyear rescues Woody from certain death on the Dartford Crossing

News Shopper:

3:24pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

Buzz Lightyear has been spotted rescuing Woody from being crushed to death on the Dartford Crossing.

6 stunning cosmic images for Greenwich Royal Observatory astronomy competition

News Shopper:

5:05pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

A shortlist of spectacular images – some quite literally out of this world – has been revealed for Greenwich’s Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition.

PICTURED: Is this a mini-tornado above Orpington?

News Shopper:

10:34am Tuesday 1st July 2014

A man claims to have photographed a twister above Orpington.

Shortlands gets 'yarn bombed'

News Shopper: Bus stop knitover

10:35am Monday 30th June 2014

Shortlands has become the latest town to be ‘yarn bombed’ by group of anarchist knitters.

PICTURED: Female footballer has kickabout on M25 after lorry crash

News Shopper: Picture: @jadesmith1995

3:59pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

A female footballer from Ebbsfleet United Ladies FC has been snapped having a kickabout on the hard-shoulder of the M25 near Swanley this morning.

'Don't drink from our train toilet bowls' Southeastern warns

News Shopper: A picture of the toilet by @TomPapworth

9:02am Tuesday 24th June 2014

Temperatures are soaring but Southeastern are telling parched punters not to drink water from their train toilet bowls this summer.

Super Bruce - miracle moggy survives 70-foot fall out of Erith tower block window

News Shopper: Bruce taking a look out the window.

3:09pm Monday 23rd June 2014

This miracle moggy is feline-fine after surviving by a whisker when he jumped out of a tower block window more than 70 feet from the ground.

Fire crews called to help nine men with rings stuck on their penises

News Shopper: The gold, diamond-studded ring

2:50pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

The London Fire Brigade said today that is has been called out to deal with nine men who had rings stuck on their penises.

VIDEO: Young driver gatecrashes Brands Hatch race in friend's hatchback

News Shopper: A race car overtakes Cottle as he takes his passengers for a spin on track.

12:45pm Monday 16th June 2014

A young driver drove his friend's car on to Brands Hatch during a race while she begged him to stop.

Boris would use a bike pump but how would YOU survive a zombie apocalypse?

News Shopper: Zombies bring terror to Hampshire village: VIDEO

6:00am Tuesday 10th June 2014

The potential for a zombie apocalypse has been the focus of some attention recently – hopefully not a precursor to one actually happening!

VIDEO: Watch the crazy surprise this vending machine sprung at The O2

News Shopper: A vending machine at the O2 Arena had a big surprise inside for customers

10:20am Thursday 5th June 2014

Visitors to the O2 Arena in Greenwich got more than just a can of pop from a flirtatious vending machine.

Haunted: 10 of the scariest places in south-east London and north Kent

News Shopper: NORTH KENT:

12:26pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

Among the many thousands of people who live in south-east London and north Kent there are some residents who shouldn’t be here.

Spiritual healer ready to work his animal magic

News Shopper: Spiritual healer ready to work his animal magic

10:10am Wednesday 4th June 2014

A spiritual healer who says he can communicate with animals has opened up a healing sanctuary in Eynsford.

VIDEO: Unidentified man stands up on Southeastern train and starts sing-song

News Shopper: George Haswell films the man who sang his fellow train passengers home last Friday

5:06pm Monday 2nd June 2014

A man on a late-night southeastern train, which travelled through Bromley and Swanley, stood up and started a suprise sing-song, much to the delight of his fellow passengers.

Crow attack terror returns to Eltham after jogger savaged by bird

News Shopper: Crow attack terror returns to Eltham after jogger savaged by bird

12:02pm Monday 2nd June 2014

A jogger has been savaged by a crow while running through an Eltham park - sparking fears of a fresh wave of bird attacks.

Fox spotted queuing for cash in Lewisham

News Shopper: Source: Twitter: Eliza Hopewell

8:56am Sunday 1st June 2014

Why on earth is this fox so desperate for cash on a Sunday morning?

Twitter account claims to be leaving bundles of cash in secret London locations

News Shopper: Beware fake bank notes

3:56pm Sunday 1st June 2014

A Twitter account claims it will be hiding bundles of cash around London in a similar social media frenzy to one witnessed by San Francisco.

Petts Wood Labrador spends weekend reading News Shopper with a pint

News Shopper: Labrador spends weekend reading News Shopper with a pint

9:22am Saturday 31st May 2014

It’s been a long hard week and the nasty weather hasn’t helped. This Labrador from Petts Wood has clearly decided it’s time to kick back and relax in style, by reading his favourite local newspaper.

Quick one at The Cock or go in The Buff? Top 10 funniest or weirdest pub names

News Shopper: The Fanny on the Hill in Welling

11:30am Friday 30th May 2014

I asked for your suggestions for the strangest or most amusing pub names in the area, and got some great responses.

Do you ever say ‘white rabbits’ or ‘pinch, punch, first day of the month’?

News Shopper: Saying 'white rabbits' at the beginning of the month is meant to ensure good luck

6:00am Friday 30th May 2014

Another 1st of the month is coming up soon, so what are you traditions or superstitions for this occasion?

Nigel Farage's Cudham local has started serving 'UKIP pie'

News Shopper: The UKIP pie in all its glory

12:30pm Wednesday 28th May 2014

Some may be sick of the sight of UKIP, with the controversial right-wing party dominating headlines for the last week due to success in the local and European elections.

What's the weirdest thing that's ever happened to you at work?

News Shopper: CROY: Ricky Gervais lookalike brings a bit of Brent to PC World

6:00am Wednesday 28th May 2014

Even in the most exciting of jobs, work can sometimes become a bit dull.

6 photos of topless women around the world in web craze started by Greenwich students

News Shopper: Greenwich students start craze for topless photos around the world

4:57pm Tuesday 27th May 2014

Giving a new meaning to 'flash photography', pictures of three Greenwich students posing topless as they travel the globe have started a worldwide craze.

20 weird and wonderful ways to make extra money

News Shopper:

6:30am Tuesday 27th May 2014

The team at StepChange MoneyAware give help, advice and practical tips on avoiding debt, saving money and budgeting wisely. They've produced this great list of unusual ways to make extra cash.

Large bird spotted using zebra crossing in Thamesmead

News Shopper: Large bird spotted using zebra crossing in Thamesmead

10:30am Sunday 25th May 2014

Is this a particularly safety-conscious heron in Thamesmead?

Man misses bus, so stands in road and then argues with Bexleyheath police

News Shopper: Source - Twitter - @hannahtrevenax

4:33pm Saturday 24th May 2014

A man caused a stir in Bexleyheath this afternoon by standing in the road, refusing to move out of the way of a bus.

Baby birds reportedly make rusty fag bin their home in Swanley

News Shopper: Baby birds reportedly make rusty fag bin their home in Swanley

3:44pm Friday 23rd May 2014

A rusty fag bin on a wall of a block of flats in Swanley may not sound like the most enticing home but a group of baby birds are apparently enjoying its ambience.

VIDEO: Are aliens invading? Watch reconstruction of Lewisham UFO sighting and decide

News Shopper: Andrew Burlington with dad Les

9:16am Friday 23rd May 2014

Don't tell Nigel Farage, but aliens are invading Lewisham according to a family of UFO buffs who have spotted three spacecraft in the past three months - and two in just a week.

Photofun: Share a picture of your BEST coffee cup or tea mug

News Shopper: We'd love to see pictures of your favourite coffee cup or tea mug

10:40am Thursday 22nd May 2014

Just for fun, we’d love to see photos of your coffee cups and tea mugs.

Animal magic: Albino squirrel spotted in Bromley

News Shopper: An albino squirrel in Bromley. Photo by Sevcan Ankay Vadeoglu

10:03am Thursday 22nd May 2014

Check out this beautiful albino squirrel which has been spotted in Bromley.

Hulk Hogan takes Greenwich cable car to The O2 for WWE WrestleMania

News Shopper: A picture of Hogan by Jamie Kight

10:04am Tuesday 20th May 2014

Legendary wrestler Hulk Hogan squeezed onto the Greenwich cable car yesterday on his way to The O2 for the WWE Live WrestleMania Revenge Tour.

Shooters Hill PA wears sandwich board to find a job

News Shopper: Gerri Spiers with her sandwich board

9:27am Tuesday 20th May 2014

A Shooters Hill woman who has sent hundreds of failed job applications every week for three months has taken to London's streets with a sandwich board.

Bathtub removed from road near Bluewater

News Shopper: Bathtub removed from road near Bluewater

9:53am Friday 16th May 2014

A bathtub has been removed from the A2 near Bluewater this morning.

UPDATE: Boy who took photo of ghost of Michael Jackson speaks out

News Shopper: Michael Jackson's ghost can be seen on the right of the photo

4:50pm Wednesday 14th May 2014

When 14-year-old Reece Saava went to Bromley's Churchill Theatre last Saturday, the last thing he expected to come across was the ghost of Michael Jackson.

Laughing gas hotline spotted near Chislehurst and Petts Wood

News Shopper: Laughing gas hot line

11:09am Tuesday 13th May 2014

A 'laughing gas hotline' has been made available to the borough's residents. 

Weekend sex is key to keeping your partner faithful

News Shopper: Top 10 'belfies' - Photos of your bum are the new craze and a News Shopper employee takes top spot

6:00am Tuesday 13th May 2014

Research suggests an exciting weekend is the secret to preventing your loved one from playing away.

What would be the first thing you'd say to an alien?

News Shopper: The aliens are coming - 10 UFO hotspots in south east London and north Kent

6:00am Tuesday 13th May 2014

Humans aren’t yet ready to meet aliens, according to a recent study, but if ET did come visiting what would be the first thing you’d say to it?

What's the weirdest thing that's ever happened to you on a night out?

News Shopper:

6:00am Monday 12th May 2014

We’re asking this question on a Monday as some of you may have a few fresh stories to tell after the weekend just gone.

New Eltham kebab house 'favourite of Masterchef host Gregg Wallace' - is it really?

News Shopper: Greg Wallace and John Torode

4:55pm Thursday 8th May 2014

A kebab house in "thriving" New Eltham counts Masterchef's Gregg Wallace as a regular and even has a secret dining room for VIPs and celebrities.

What's the weirdest thing that's ever happened to you on a train or bus?

News Shopper: What's the weirdest thing that's ever happened to you on a train or bus?

6:00am Thursday 8th May 2014

Travelling on public transport can be tedious and repetitive but occasionally it can become more ... let’s say interesting.

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