LONDON (Wireless Flash) – Britain’s Queen Elizabeth bathes with a yellow rubber ducky with an inflatable crown on its head, reports the Sun newspaper. A workman claims to have seen the ducky in her tub while painting the inside of her bathroom.

NEW YORK – Horse-drawn carriages in New York’s Central Park could be the latest victims of terrorist attacks. Gossip columnist Neal Travis claims drivers of the Hansom cabs say business has been so bad since the attacks that they may be forced to fold up their tents.

KLAGENFURT, Austria – Aspiring Harry Potters are about to start class at an Austrian sorcery school. Students at the so-called “Hexenschule,” or “Witches’ School,” will learn how to cast spells and mix potions. Classes start October 15.

WELLAND, Ontario – Police have nabbed a Canadian man for driving drunk after attending an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting. The 70 year old from Welland, Ontario, had a blood alcohol level three times the legal limit.

DUSSELDORF, Germany – Go granny go: A Swiss firm has just debuted what it claims is the “fastest wheelchair in the world.” The three-wheeled vehicle has a top speed of 72 miles per hour.

TARLAC, Philippines – A Catholic husband and wife in the Philippines is naming their newborn son after Osama bin Laden. Mr. and Mrs. Nicolas Sivellejo christened the tot “Bin Laden Sivellejo” because the terrorist is the pop’s hero.

CARACAS, Venezuela – A group of Venezuelan prisoners went on a hunger strike by sewing their lips shut with thread to protest their housing location.

LOS ANGELES – Ben Affleck may soon be clad in red spandex for a role in Daredevil, a live adaptation of the Marvel comic book. The film is tentatively scheduled to begin shooting next year, and Affleck’s paycheck would be in the low eight-figures.

LAS VEGAS – Some Americans are having a hard time adjusting to normal lives after the recent terrorist attacks. According to a poll by MRC Group Research, 13 percent of Americans feel guilty about having fun and 7 percent get guilt pangs when they giggle.

HOLLYWOOD – Looks like Tom Hanks has a crush on the members of N-Sync. Entertainment Weekly reports that Hanks helped develop Lance Bass and Joey Fatone’s upcoming romantic comedy, On The Line, and he has even invited both of the performers to his house for dinner.