The farmhouse made famous in the cult film 'Withnail and I' was bought by Cumbrian publican, Sebastian Hindley, who fought off seven rivals to win the furious bidding session at the Berkley Hotel in Knightsbridge.
The property in Sleddale Hall, near Shap was sold by the water company United Utilities. It featured in some key scenes in the comedy which starred Richard E Grant and Paul McGann.
Scientists are appealing for more people to donate their brains for research after they die.
Life on Earth may have arrived from Mars on an asteroid, scientists have claimed.
Lunar mission scheduled at the end of 2017 could find out if beer can be brewed on the moon.
A bottle used to teach children how far litter can travel ended up on Scottish beach after 8,700-mile journey.
Confused Apple customers are finding coins in their MacBooks.
High levels of iron help prevent hearing loss, a study has claimed.
A software engineer has constructed a fingernail-sized engine made of paper and it totally works!
Conspiracy theorists claim that there is a mysterious alien based pyramid in the Antarctic.
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