Captain Moonlight: All you need to know

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The Independent Online
HERE it is, Captain Moonlight's popular catch-up service, the pithy in-depth digest that keeps you abreast of the week's news . . . For the first time, the Federation of International Subbuteo Table Football is to allow the miniature figures to be sent off for repeated fouling or dissent . . . Car-mad George Swanson, of Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, was buried in his 1984 Chevrolet Corvette. There were only 27,000 miles on the clock . . . Shoppers had to flee after eight pigs escaped from a lorry and ran down the high street in Ystalyfera, West Glamorgan . . . A wart removed from Elvis Presley's wrist 36 years ago is to go on display in London this summer, along with one of his toenails, a vial of his sweat and a blob of mud from his home at Graceland . . . Majorca is now full, according to the island's head of tourism . . . One in three cowboys of the old West was a transvestite, according to Professor Wu Chuan-Fu. 'Many cowboys enjoyed dressing in women's clothes and shoes after a day on the range,' said the Professor . . . The sun shone for a little while . . . Two crocodiles kept as pets escaped from a flat in Vienna and bit a shopper's foot as she loaded bags into her car . . . And, finally, a beauty contest was launched to find Wales's most gorgeous sheep. 'We Welshmen appreciate a good-looking sheep,' said farmer John Nicholas, of Maenclochog, Dyfed, owner of Beulah, the Pembrokeshire County Show Queen.

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