McCartney plays surprise show in London
People who lunch at Covent Garden are used to jugglers, mimes and street musicians vying for their attention — and a spare coin or two — but Friday's performer didn't bother to pass the hat. Paul McCartney doesn't need the money. The ubiquitous former Beatle gave a surprise free performance from the back of a truck. McCartney performed tracks from his latest album New before thousands who gathered in the famous market square.
Cat caught taking pot into prison
A cat has been busted for smuggling pot into a prison in Moldova. Guards became suspicious about the feline, which routinely entered and left the prison through a hole in a fence, when they noticed its odd collar. On closer inspection, they found two packets of marijuana attached to it. Officials said Friday that someone used the cat as a courier to supply inmates with dope.
Compiled from wire services and other sources.