A thrill-seeker carries a surfboard crosses the puddle outside Drummond Central in Newcastle upon Tyne, which became an internet sensation with tens of thousands of people watching it on Periscope. Photograph: Tom White/PA Wire

The internet has outdone itself again. Thousands of people worldwide have downed tools to watched a live stream of people crossing a big puddle in nor(...)

Omphalodes ‘Starry Eyes’. Photograph: Paddy Tobin

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