Preview: An eye on... sex
Tuesday 23 December 1997
Self-abuse: A man in Fairfield, California, who claimed that a woman called Brenda had cut off his penis has now admitted that he did it himself. Alan Hall would not disclose the reasons for the act, or why he described the imaginary attacker to the police. Doctors were unable to reattach the organ. Mr Hall is a pipe-fitter.
Condoms: Kaestner-Versand, the company that supplied, by mail order, most of the condoms used in communist East Germany, has announced that it is closing. Competition from western companies since re-unification has reduced orders to a trickle.
Look beyond the usual shows for the best festive telly
Geoffrey Macnab does not like the comedian's big screen debut
The battle for control of Stieg Larsson's £30m legacy
Life & Style blogs
Exclusive: Young people ‘want UK to stay in Europe’: Four in 10 adults aged 18 to 24 are ‘firmly in favour’ of membership, poll shows
Tom Daley ‘is gay because his father died’ says UK evangelist
Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
Kiss and yell: Italian protester charged with sexual assault after kissing riot police officer
David Cameron takes his biggest gamble yet as he gets tough on Europe over immigration
PM denies two child limit for benefits is part of Tory welfare policy
- 1 Tim Sherwood challenges Daniel Levy to set out vision for Tottenham Hotspur’s future
- 2 French pub fined €9,000 after customers returned empties to bar - because it's 'undeclared labour'
- 3 Sun will 'flip upside down' within weeks, says Nasa
- 4 #Teamnigella: It’s the only side to be on
- 5 Christmas comes early: Justin Bieber is 'retiring from music'
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