Dwarf Tossing - The Rules

Dwarf-tossing is outlawed in France and in several US states. A United Nations human rights committee ruled that the 'sport' is contrary to human dignity.

Shock & Awe - The Greatest Fireworks Show on Earth

Very rarely has the description "Fireworks Spectacular" been so aptly used. Here's a video of the Oban Fireworks Display of 2011. A display which should have lasted 30 minutes ends up lasting just 50 seconds, and we're not treated to a single firework fizzling out, this is £6,000 worth of explosives being simultaneously deployed.

The $174.7m Letter That Put ABN AMRO In Play

It all started off on 21st February. That was the date that activist investor The Children's Fund (TCI) sent its famous letter to ABN AMRO's chairman. Since then, ABN has been 'in play', and, according to The Times, TCI's 1% stake in the Dutch bank has increased in value by an astonishing $174.7m as ABN AMRO's shares have risen by over 26%. Detailed below are the main points from the letter itself.