Denis Kilcommons: The pigeon trained by a Paddock man that saved the four man crew of a downed aircraft.

After the squirrel that bombed Berlin, the staff at Huddersfield Local History Library have come up with an even better animals-at-war story.

Denis Kilcommons: Invisibility cloak best left to fictional heroes

Magical accessory could lead to unforseen consequences in real world

Denis Kilcommons: Thrills and spills in front of the TV

Messy eating in front of the telly

Denis Kilcommons: How else would we waste time without unscientific surveys?

Results invariably show how wonderfully daft people are

Denis Kilcommons: The Huddersfield squirrel that bombed Hitler

Denis Kilcommons: RAF flight lieutenant took pet on WWII bombing raids over Berlin

Denis Kilcommons: Which jobs are most vulnerable to the march of robots

Denis Kilcommons: Research suggests robots will replace hundreds of jobs in the next few years

Denis Kilcommons: Dumb and dumber

Very few are Moriarty masterminds of fiction. Most are pretty thick.

Denis Kilcommons: Huddersfield – such a great place to live

I had to laugh when I saw the results of a survey that ranked Huddersfield as one of the worst places to live in Britain.

Denis Kilcommons: Let’s not get shirty

A friend said: "You should not be allowed to wear a band T-shirt unless you have at least three albums by them."

Denis Kilcommons: The colouring book craze for adults

Great way to relax and ease stress

Denis Kilcommons: Loud music can be used as an irritant and a weapon

Denis Kilcommons: Boris Johnson has been considering buying soundweapons for Scotland Yard to use in riots

Denis Kilcommons: Amazing story of Huddersfield thespian Shakespeare Hirst and a family obssessed with the Bard

Fascinating history of the Shakespeare pub and the Hirst family in Huddersfield

Denis Kilcommons: Obesity a weighty matter for airlines

Uzbekistan Airways to to weigh passengers before they fly

Denis Kilcommons: Sea faring exploits

Huddersfield's sea faring tradition has taken me into deep waters.

Smart phone, mobile phone

Denis Kilcommons: Hands-free mobile phones aren't as good as the old red phone box

Red phone boxes just needed four pennies in the slot

Denis Kilcommons: Brits losing their taste for tea

American invasion of coffee houses may influencing the nation's preference in beverages

Denis Kilcommons: Selling the family nest and downsizing

Sell what had been the family nest, buy a smaller house and bank the difference.

Denis Kilcommons: NHS Bowel Cancer Screening programme is an undignified test for the over 60s

Denis Kilcommons: Bowel Cancer test involves producing your own samples into a box

Your Tour de France selfies

Denis Kilcommons: No escape from the selfie

Craze looks like it's here to stay


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