London: One of the more bizarre guests at the London Motor Show is the Frenchman Michel Lotito who, under the name of "Monsieur Mangetout" eats about a kilo of metal every day. He is currently munching his way through a Daewoo Lanos car. He once ate a whole Cessna light aircraft, but bananas or hard-boiled eggs make him sick.
Israel: On a busy road outside Tel Aviv, the artist Avi Nahmias has painted a mural consisting of a 12-foot-high portrait of the late Princess Diana and the message "Drive Carefully".
Japan: A "Hair Station" has opened in Tokyo where you can have a haircut while your car is being serviced, all in 15 minutes.