a good day for:

Michelangelo, whose statue of David has been ruled by a Hong Kong court not to be obscene, overturning an earlier decision by the colony's Obscene Articles Tribunal.

a bad day for:

Benjy, once the pet dog of spiritualist Ethel Harris. When Ms Harris died in 1990, she left instructions for Benjy to be put down so he could join her. A neighbour, however, took pity on the dog and hid it from the courts. Benjy was reported yesterday to have died of natural causes.