Good mourning: In the wake of the Oscars, the St Petersburg Church in Florida is planning a memorial service for those who died on the Titanic. "We don't want it to be publicity or hype," said a spokesperson. Mourners are asked to wear period dress.

McCurried worm: According to US presidential spokesman Mike McCurry, a sun-dried caterpillar he ate in Botswana on Sunday tasted "like a dead worm fried in oil".