Kitten gets head stuck in Lee garden table

News Shopper:

2:58pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A Lewisham family found a stray kitten in their back garden with its head stuck in a table.

Tesco Bromley questioned after offering chocolate hamper as 1st prize in diabetes raffle

News Shopper:

10:14am Monday 18th August 2014

Tesco in Bromley has been snapped offering a chocolate hamper as first prize in a diabetes raffle. 

Top 10 facts about baby name trends as Breaking Bad and Game of Thrones influences grow

News Shopper: Is Breaking Bad the best boxset ever released or is there a better one?

3:21pm Friday 15th August 2014

See how royalty, fantasy and drug kingpins influenced parents last year in our top 10 facts from the latest baby name figures.

VIDEO: The semi-naked Catford man strikes again!

News Shopper:

11:31am Friday 15th August 2014

The semi-naked Catford man was spotted taking a casual stroll through the high street last week.

Forest Hill man died after vibrator became stuck in his bottom

News Shopper:

1:58pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

A 50-year-old Forest Hill man died after a vibrator became stuck in his bottom and he was too embarrassed to see a doctor, an inquest heard today (August 12). 

Robin Hood of the trains strikes again: Second £1 found on Orpington service

News Shopper:

12:36pm Friday 8th August 2014

Another mystery £1 coin has been found on a train to Orpington.

QUIZ: Do you have listening skills needed to work for MI5? Take the test

News Shopper:

12:17pm Friday 8th August 2014

Do you have the skills to possibly work on the frontline for the security service MI5? Take the listening challenge to find out.

Who is the Lewisham Natureman?

News Shopper:

5:13pm Thursday 7th August 2014

Following the third sighting of another white stag painted onto a wall approaching Catford Bridge Station, the question on everyone’s lips is ‘who is the Lewisham Natureman’?

Money and message left on Beckenham train puts 'smile on my face'

News Shopper:

4:57pm Thursday 7th August 2014

Travelling on south-east London trains can often be a pain, but one traveller on a service to Orpington found a reason to be cheerful.

Forest Hill 'Jesus' spotted bearing cross in Petts Wood

News Shopper:

4:23pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

A Jesus figure spotted travelling though Petts Wood bearing a large cross says he plans to walk across all of Greater London spreading the word of God.

Greenwich Council causes confusion with 'No dumpimg' sign spelling error

News Shopper: Greenwich Bans Dumpimg?

10:51am Friday 1st August 2014

Have you spotted any amusing signs or notices such as this gem from Greenwich Council?

Fist-bumps are better than handshakes and high-fives, say scientists

News Shopper:

12:26pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Fist-bumps are officially better than handshakes and high-fives as a way of greeting or congratulating someone, scientists have announced.

Greenwich mudlark discovers three-year-old message in a bottle from Gravesend kids

News Shopper:

2:14pm Monday 28th July 2014

Three years after a message in a bottle was thrown off Gravesend Pier an intrepid beach forager has tracked down the authors through Twitter.

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

News Shopper:

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.






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