Two stories that caught my eye today:
Whodunnit? Sport’s greatest unsolved kidnapping 30 years on
(CNN) — It was a foggy winter’s night on the remote Ballymany Stud Farm in Ireland when its head groom Jim Fitzgerald heard a knock at the door.
What lurked outside was to spark one of the most extraordinary unsolved kidnappings of the 20th Century.
Thirty years ago this week — on February 8, 1983 — Fitzgerald was confronted by three masked gunmen. They had come for Shergar — then the most valuable race horse in the world and the pride of a nation.
…”We were staggered. A horse kidnapped? Nothing like this had ever happened before.”
Tests on Findus beef lasagne have revealed that some of the ready meals were made entirely from horsemeat.
Findus analysed 18 of its beef lasagne products and found 11 meals contained between 60% and 100% horsemeat, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) said.