Good Day for Dijon, as the French town took steps to give its famous mustard a protection equivalent to the "appelation controlee" seal of authenticity for its wines. The trouble is that thr majority of the French "Dijon mustard" seeds nowadays are actually imported from Canada.

Bad Day for buttocks, as five New Zealand prison guards sat down to attempt a record on an indoor rowing machine. They must row one million metres (621 miles) in less than 70 hours, 47 minutes and 11 seconds to succeed and have ordered padded pants to help their effort.