News Twitter user Craig Davies claims to have taken this photo of a hearse at the drive-through of a fast-food restaurant

Twitter user Craig Davies said the driver gave up and moved on to Starbucks

MTV2 5th Birthday, Brixton Academy

Party time for those nice young men from MTV

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A Family Affair: `My mechanic told me not to jump'

World champion motorbike stuntman Eddie Kidd was left brain-damaged and confined to a wheelchair after an accident in August 1996. The 40- year-old now lives in a nursing home in Hemel Hempstead. His younger sister, Sarah Simpson, 31, lives in Turnford, also in Hertfordshire, and sells advertising space

I lost my virginity in... Leeds

I lost my virginity at my best friend's house, moments before she lost hers. It happened on Friday the 13th in the middle of a thunderstorm in a dark house in Leeds. I was not a well-travelled teen and this was one of my first trips to the North, as well as the most memorable.

How my other half lives

Who works hardest - a full-time worker or a full-time mother? One couple swaps roles to find out

A SUMMER GUIDE TO EUROPE'S THEME PARKS: NO 10: CHESSINGTON WORLD OF ADVENTURES, BRITAIN

Formerly a plain old zoo, Chessington World of Adventures has somehow managed to transform itself into southern England's number one theme park. Only a relatively small animal area remains, Animal Adventures (where you can visit monkeys in Monkey Business, see big cats in Paws and Claws and hobnob with the zebras in the Hoofed Animal area).

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Bryson's America: The cheeseburger that changed the world

A COUPLE of years ago when I was sent ahead of the rest of the family to scout out a place for us to live in the States, I included the town of Adams, Massachusetts, as a possibility because it had a wonderful old-fashioned diner on Main Street.

We're gonna havta go with the flow - official

FORTY YEARS ago we wrote "must" and "shall"; now we say "have got to" and "am going to".

Corporate Profile: The Pepsi regeneration

Pepsi, perennial runner-up in the the wars of the cola world, pours more resources into the snack-food market, the boss takes a $1m- a- year paycut to work for just a dollar, and employees thank Pepsi it's Friday because then their weekend starts at lunchtime - all to fizz up the company's finances and push through a revolutionary new way of co- ordinated, worker-friendly retailing that's beginning to pay off

Tiananmen - still hard to forget, ten years on; That Summer: China, 1989

Two years after the massacre, I re-visited the square - and, beyond the ice cream vendors, it was obvious the party had rewritten history

Britons eating pounds 7m of fast food every day

FAST FOOD outlets in the UK are expanding at the rate of at least one a week for each of the major chains. As a survey revealed that Britons spend an average of pounds 7m a day on junk food - more than any other nation in Europe - the burger and pizza manufacturers revealed that they plan to continue their rapid expansion.

Football: The Sweeper - They're not all Dennis Bergkamp

Unsung foreign legionnaires No 37

How we met: Stewart Lee & Richard Herring

Stewart Lee, 30, grew up in Solihull and studied English at Oxford University, where he met Richard Herring. They formed a comedy act, first performing at the Edinburgh Fringe in 1987. His solo work includes stand-up comedy for Channel 5, and being script editor for Channel 4's `Harry Hill' show. He lives in Finsbury Park, north London,
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Pompeii, Capri & the Bay of Naples
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Syria crisis: Celebrities call on David Cameron to take more refugees as one young mother tells of torture by Assad regime

Celebrities call on David Cameron to take more Syrian refugees

One young mother tells of torture by Assad regime
The enemy within: People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back – with promising results

The enemy within

People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back
'In Auschwitz you got used to anything'

'In Auschwitz you got used to anything'

Survivors of the Nazi concentration camp remember its horror, 70 years on
Autumn/winter menswear 2015: The uniforms that make up modern life come to the fore

Autumn/winter menswear 2015

The uniforms that make up modern life come to the fore
'I'm gay, and plan to fight military homophobia'

'I'm gay, and plan to fight military homophobia'

Army general planning to come out
Iraq invasion 2003: The bloody warnings six wise men gave to Tony Blair as he prepared to launch poorly planned campaign

What the six wise men told Tony Blair

Months before the invasion of Iraq in 2003, experts sought to warn the PM about his plans. Here, four of them recall that day
25 years of The Independent on Sunday: The stories, the writers and the changes over the last quarter of a century

25 years of The Independent on Sunday

The stories, the writers and the changes over the last quarter of a century
Homeless Veterans appeal: 'Really caring is a dangerous emotion in this kind of work'

Homeless Veterans appeal

As head of The Soldiers' Charity, Martin Rutledge has to temper compassion with realism. He tells Chris Green how his Army career prepared him
Wu-Tang Clan and The Sexual Objects offer fans a chance to own the only copies of their latest albums

Smash hit go under the hammer

It's nice to pick up a new record once in a while, but the purchasers of two latest releases can go a step further - by buying the only copy
Geeks who rocked the world: Documentary looks back at origins of the computer-games industry

The geeks who rocked the world

A new documentary looks back at origins of the computer-games industry
Belle & Sebastian interview: Stuart Murdoch reveals how the band is taking a new direction

Belle & Sebastian is taking a new direction

Twenty years ago, Belle & Sebastian was a fey indie band from Glasgow. It still is – except today, as prime mover Stuart Murdoch admits, it has a global cult following, from Hollywood to South Korea
America: Land of the free, home of the political dynasty

America: Land of the free, home of the political dynasty

These days in the US things are pretty much stuck where they are, both in politics and society at large, says Rupert Cornwell
A graphic history of US civil rights – in comic book form

A graphic history of US civil rights – in comic book form

A veteran of the Fifties campaigns is inspiring a new generation of activists
Winston Churchill: the enigma of a British hero

Winston Churchill: the enigma of a British hero

A C Benson called him 'a horrid little fellow', George Orwell would have shot him, but what a giant he seems now, says DJ Taylor
Growing mussels: Precious freshwater shellfish are thriving in a unique green project

Growing mussels

Precious freshwater shellfish are thriving in a unique green project