News Shopper has told some brilliant stories over the years.

As the week comes to an end, we took a look through the archive for stories from this week five and ten years ago, and this is what we found.

January 8, 2008: Filmmaker’s tea-rrific heath hut documentary

This documentary about Blackheath tea hut sounds lovely.

It sounds like filmmaker Alexandra Moskalenko captured some brilliant moments during the year she filmed there - including customers sharing their breakfast with birds.

Read it here.

January 9, 2008: 'Vicky Pollard' punched in face at party

A 21-year-old dressed up as the Little Britain character was punched in the mouth by a man in a Clockwork Orange costume at their office Christmas party.

Read it here.

January 14, 2008: Wallet stolen by huggers

No, that is not a typo. This is an article about a man who reported being bear-hugged before his wallet was stolen in Gravesend.

Read it here.

January 8, 2013: One of London's youngest guide dog owners has her life 'changed' by scheme

This is a lovely story about then-18-year-old Louise Skinner and her guide dog Teddy, who helped make sure her visual impairment did not reduce her mobility.

Louise is quoted in the story as saying: "He’s changed my life. With him around I’m never lonely, and life’s very busy now because I feel like I can go anywhere and everywhere."

Read it here.

January 14, 2013: Catford French restaurant Le Bourgeois faces closure over 'sex in the basement'

Allegations of sex in the basement, fighting, drug use and people defecating outside were made about this French restaurant by the Metropolitan Police, who asked Lewisham Council to change its license conditions.

A couple of months later, the council chose to reduce the hours in which the venue could have live music and serve alcohol.

Read it here.