Marie Winckler works as a journalist and media assistant for Evgeny Lebedev. A Belgian emigre of French heritage, she attended the Sorbonne before writing for the Guardian and the Evening Standard. She is a keen football fan, and spends much of her day trawling the internet, searching for the world's most outlandish new stories.
02 October 2012 10:45 AM
Did Deep Blue have a bug?; why men bond with 007, bin head, magic allergy-curing cow, holocaust tattoos and Ikea: not so ethical, after all.
01 October 2012 10:37 AM
Guns for auction, an interesting diplomatic gift, the global nappy shortage, Jiminy Cricket's B.O. problem and the first intergalactic art
28 September 2012 03:25 PM
Google street view goes underwater, snap crackle and tweet, the best picture ever, Canadian cheese smugglers, crazy like bananas
27 September 2012 12:03 PM
Mona Lisa's sister, bad (or maybe good?) news for aerophobics, driverless cars, a new element and a printable gun
26 September 2012 12:23 PM
Imminent bacon shortage, MySpace brings sexy back, too fat to fight, monkey business, the luckiest Norwegians in the world, cat-napping cat burglar and why the Japanese love bagels.
25 September 2012 01:03 PM
The future of drink-driving, robot fish save the world, inappropriate smiling, sheep thrills, son of a gun, boys' toys and funky funghi.
24 September 2012 02:08 PM
The real Breaking Bad, "at one with the tiger", power punch broccoli, Nazi teen love letter, death row diets and when dance-offs turn violent.
21 September 2012 10:15 AM
Navy officer fakes own death; Mammoth skeleton for sale; A date with Clooney; How rob a bank from your living room and Fresco granny's revenge.
20 September 2012 10:47 AM
The first triathlon in space; particle disco; K-Pop's social commentary; oppressed woman gets her own back; shark rescues man and why you shouldn't eat popcorn
19 September 2012 01:19 PM
Enjoy the silence; Malaysia declares v-necks gay; was there a Mrs Jesus?; secret Russian diamond haul and when hashtags come true
In defence of liberal democracy
General Election 2015: Post-election 'shambles' looms as 70 per cent of voters say SNP 'should not be able to veto UK government policies'
The Rothschild Libel: Why has it taken 200 years for an anti-Semitic slur that emerged from the Battle of Waterloo to be dismissed?
General Election 2015: UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power, Labour warns
General election live: SNP suspends two members for disrupting Labour rally
Schools forced to act as 'miniature welfare states' with teachers buying underwear and even haircuts for poor pupils
- 1 Boston Marathon runner's search for mystery man she kissed ends with letter from his wife
- 2 Top Gear: Jodie Kidd, Philip Glenister and Guy Martin 'in advanced talks' to replace Jeremy Clarkson and co
- 3 Frankie Boyle on Scottish independence: 'In the Interests of Unity, F**k Off'
- 4 How to gain confidence and maximise your sexual potential
- 5 Chinese theme park sets up 'death simulator' where volunteers can experience being cremated