NEWSFLASH: Paul the octopus has died

By Andy Rice 26 October 2010

Paul, the psychic octopus who rose to fame during the 2010 soccer World Cup, has died, staff at his aquarium in Germany have announced. No doubt Paul will have foreseen his own death, and will be grateful that he passed away from old age, rather than ending his life as calamari on a disgruntled football fan's plate.