£1 e-cigarettes go on sale

THE first disposable £1 e-cigarette has gone on sale in stores.

Quit | could this cheap disposable e-cigarette help more people give up? (Image | The Sun)
Quit | Could this cheap disposable e-cigarette help more people give up? (Image | The Sun)

Its manufacturer claims the Ezi-Cig lasts up to 220 puffs — roughly the same as a pack of 20 cigarettes.

Discount UK, the firm owned by high-street retailer Poundworld, spent two years developing the vapouriser.

It is also offering a rechargeable battery version with ten nicotine cartridges for £4.99.

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Old as the pills

THE world’s oldest man has been officially confirmed as a 112-year-old musician and former coal miner nicknamed Shorty.

Oldest man | Salustiano Sanchez-Blazquez. (Image | People)
Oldest man | Salustiano Sanchez-Blazquez. (Image | People)

Salustiano Sanchez-Blazquez was born in Spain, moved to Cuba and now lives in the US.

His talents include playing the dulzania — an oboe-type instrument — and gin rummy.

Sal worked in Kentucky’s coal mines before working in construction after settling in Niagara Falls, New York State.

The widowed dad of two has seven grandchildren, fifteen great-grandchildren and five great-great grandchildren.

Sal does not believe he is anything special, saying: “I’m an old man and let’s leave it at that.”

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Mum banned from breastfeeding son at swimming pool

A MUM was ordered to stop breastfeeding her son at a public swimming pool — because it broke the ban on food and drink.

Breastfeeding ban | mum Imajica Gilroy and baby Riley. (Image | Best Daily)
Breastfeeding ban | mum Imajica Gilroy and baby Riley. (Image | Best Daily)

Imajica Gilroy, 20, started nursing nine-month-old Riley in the jacuzzi to calm his nerves on his first visit to the baths.

But a lifeguard told her to stop — saying it did not matter how old the boy was.

Hairdresser Imajica said: “We were sat in the jacuzzi when he became nervous, so I decided to feed him.

“A male lifeguard came up to me and said, ‘You are not allowed to feed inside the pool area’.

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Amazing ‘camouflage’ art

AN artist has spawned an amazing hop-tical illusion — by turning five models into a frog.

Ribbiting | Models appear as a frog. (Image | The Mirror)
Ribbiting | Models appear as a frog. (Image | The Mirror)

Johannes Stoetter, 35 — named bodypainting world champion in 2012 — transforms human subjects into objects which are inspired by the natural world.

The creations can take up to eight hours to paint and five months’ painstaking planning.

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Charles: I need tips on being grandad

PRINCE Charles stunned a women’s group yesterday by asking for advice on being a grandfather.

PG tips | For Prince Charles. (Image | Wales Online)
PG tips | For Prince Charles. (Image | Wales Online)

The Prince of Wales listened to tips and praised his own gran, the Queen Mother, over tea with the Tuesday Ladies — formed in his honour.

At the meeting in Kenfig, Wales — marking the end of a week-long tour — Charles said: “Any tips on grandparenthood?”

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