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SkatingSkaters have been flocking to the frozen Cambridgeshire Fenlands after the cold snap provided a rare opportunity to enjoy the ancient sport during the festive season.

It is the first time in nearly 20 YEARS that the flooded Fen fields have frozen over at Christmas and only the FOURTH time in half a century.

OliviaShe has just become a pensioner but actress Olivia Newton-John still sees herself as Sandy, the character which shot her to fame in hit film Grease 30 years ago.

Olivia may have just turned 60, but with long blonde hair, a sparkling smile and healthy tan, she certainly looks every bit the same as when she starred opposite John Travolta in those famous skin tight trousers.

Peterborough PicturesA photographer has spent months tracking down people he snapped on the streets of his hometown 30 YEARS ago and painstakingly recreated the pictures.

Paramedic Chris Porsz used to spend hours in the 1980s walking around the city of Peterborough, Cambs and taking candid shots without his subjects knowing.

Cambridge GraduationAfter three centuries this will be the last year students at Cambridge University learn their exam results from a public notice board because it is too stressful for them.

The 300-year-old tradition of publicly posting exam results outside the Senate House for everyone to see is to be radically changed after a lengthy student campaign.

FarmerA 25-year-old blonde bombshell has been voted Britain’s sexiest FARMER.

Pretty sheep farmer Anna Simpson has ploughed down the competition to prove farming is not just about men, muck and wellies.

Pet TattoosA ROAD SWEEPER who usually cleans up after the honorary degree ceremonies at Cambridge University is now receiving the prestigious award himself.

Over the past 500 years many great historical figures have been honoured by the university, including Albert Einstein, Mother Theresa, Nelson Mandela and Professor Stephen Hawking.

MoviesA film fan is making all his favourite blockbuster flicks into incredible mini ONE MINUTE movies.

Mark Wong, 35, has spent the last three years turning his best-loved films, including Speed, Pearl Harbour and Top Gun, into stunning slick 60 SECOND spoofs.

SantaA SANTA hat put on a Cambridge University college roof as a prank had to be removed by THREE fire engines because it was considered a health and safety risk.

Students fastened the red hat to the spire of the famous Gate of Humility at Gonville and Caius College as an end of term joke.

But college authorities failed to see the funny side and phoned the fire brigade to remove the hat from the top of the 60ft building in case it fell on someone’s head.

SpiderboyA boy has fulfilled his dream of being Spiderman by creating a gadget to help him scale the walls of his school.

Hibiki Kono, 13, who is a big fan of the superhero, made the incredible climbing machine using the suction from two Tesco Value vacuum cleaners.

Cambridge University Light ShowCambridge University was illuminated with images of galaxies, fruit flies and plant cells during a spectacular light show to celebrate the end of the institution's 800th birthday year.

Thousands are expected to watch the specially commissioned show as it is repeated over the next three evenings.

BabyA toddler who was given a one in a million chance of surviving after he was born at just TWENTY-THREE weeks has stunned doctors by growing so much he is now bigger than children TWICE his age.

CanalClever students at one of the few Cambridge University colleges not on the river have created a CANAL so they can punt at their May Ball.

A team of undergraduates at Sidney Sussex have spent a week building the incredible 200 metre canal

JordanJordan turned up to her book signing with her two youngest kids in tow.

Like many other working mums the 31-year-old model seemed to be struggling with childcare during half term week.

Single mum Jordan, whose divorce from Peter Andre was finalised last week, couldn’t seem to find anyone to look after Junior, 3 and Princess Tiaamii, 2.

TravellerA girl who has spent her life working with a travelling fair and never completed a full school year has won a place at Cambridge University.

Zoah Hedges-Stocks, 20, was born into a family of travelling showmen, who have been working the fairgrounds since the late 1800s.

Lily ColeSupermodel Lily Cole chatted away on her mobile as she left lectures after her first week back at Cambridge University.

The 21-year-old looked like she was back in the swing of student life just a week after attending the glitzy premiere of her latest film.

The redhead was wrapped up warm for her second year studying History of Art at the prestigious university in a fluffy white bobble hat, mittens and scarf.

Credit CrunchA calendar featuring a boarded-up WOOLWORTHS and other sad victims of credit crunch Britain has become a surprise bestseller.

The unusual calendar, which shows 12 shots of the UK in economic decline, has proved a huge hit with people fed up with the financial crisis.

Produced by Kevin Beresford, 57, it encourages Brits to laugh in the face of adversity with pictures of boarded-up businesses, perished pubs, collapsed cafes and torn-down toilets.

Top GearAnother Top Gear stunt went wrong after the BBC car show tried to attach a caravan to an airship and it crashed into a field near a busy road.

The bright orange airship, which was carrying presenter James May, was meant to land on a cricket pitch in the picturesque village of Eltisley, Cambs.

Underwater photos from some of Pinewood Studios' most famous films are to go on display for the first time.

The photographs offer a rare glimpse into life behind the scenes at the studio's world famous underwater stage.

They feature stars such as Keira Knightley, Myleene Klass, Sharon Stone and Matt Lucas, who have all swum in the giant tank.

James BondHere is James Bond as you have never seen him before in a lycra suit, goggles and silver trainers.

Daniel Craig, who plays secret agent 007, spent months learning to body fly for a spectacular 160mph stunt sequence in new movie Quantum of Solace.

Wedding RingA woman who has been panning for gold in Britain since she was a toddler has turned her precious nuggets and flakes into a wedding ring.

Daisy Thurkettle-Roper, 25, has been prospecting in the UK’s rivers since she could stand and has been stashing her gold away for a special occasion.