Colonel Meow, the cat with the longest fur in the world and the brooding face of an evil genius, has sadly passed away.
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Wednesday 02 September 2009
A dachshund that held the record as the world's oldest dog has died at 21 - or 147 in dog years.
Friday 21 August 2009
An explosive world record attempt came under fire today as a barge carrying fireworks appeared to blow up and burst into flames.
Tuesday 18 August 2009
Monday 10 August 2009
Thursday 06 August 2009
Saturday 18 July 2009
Henry Allingham, the oldest surviving British serviceman from the First World War, died today at the age of 113, his care home said.
Friday 15 May 2009
"Being onstage is a physical challenge even for an hour" says pop musician Gonzales, who is setting his sights a little higher with a 27-hour performance marathon, starting tomorrow. The Canadian star is known not only for his own excellent Solo Piano album, but also for his collaboration with Peaches and his work as the producer behind Feist's award-winning albums. Taking a break from his current work in the studio with thecocknbullkid, Gonzales is now aiming to break the Guinness World Record for the longest concert by a solo artist, currently held by Prasanna Gudi in India for his 26 hours and 12 minutes sitar recital in December.
Thursday 07 May 2009
Chanel, the world's oldest dog, celebrated her 21st birthday yesterday with a certificate from the Guinness Book of Records and a visit to a dog hotel and spa.
Friday 10 April 2009
The "ghost chili," the world's spiciest chili, seems to suit her palate.
Tuesday 17 March 2009
An "outrageously crude" computer programme has entered record books as the most profane video game ever.
Wednesday 04 March 2009
Thursday 04 December 2008
Sunday 30 November 2008
The builders of Capital Gate, the landmark tower in a $2.2bn (£1.4bn) office and residential development in Abu Dhabi, pre-ordered more than £1m worth of concrete to tame volatile prices and a national shortage of the material.
Wednesday 05 November 2008
A Glastonbury teenager is claiming to have the longest name in the world - Captain Fantastic Faster Than Superman Spiderman Batman Wolverine Hulk And The Flash Combined.
Tuesday 29 July 2008
It was after reading Memoirs of a Sword Swallower by Daniel P Mannix that the Bristol-born sword swallower Miss Behave (Amy Saunders) found her calling. Now, she is one of the few female sword-swallowers in the world and was a Guinness world record holder, having gulped six swords in 2000.
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