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While you were sleeping: bets on for Damien Lewis as 007, Lego cake chaos, dads as good as moms

Al Qaeda's 'Crown Prince' Nasir al-Wuhayshi was killed in a drone strike, Egypt's ex-president Morsi got 25 years, people demanded Lego cake and wanted Damien Lewis as Bond, while a new report wanted more paternity leave
U.S. first lady Michelle Obama speaks with wellwishers at Stansted Airport, southern REUTERS/Neil Hall

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As Michelle Obama started her European tour, the U.S. killed an Al Qaeda 'prince', Damien Lewis could be the next Bond, demand boomed for a Lego brick cake and Dads were as good as Moms...

AL QAEDA 'PRINCE' KILLED

Number two in command of Al Qaeda's arm in the Arab Peninsula,and former private secretary to OsamaBin Laden,Nasir al-Wuhayshiwas killed in a U.S. drone strike on Yemen. He was such a big cheese that the U.S. State Department had offered a $10m bounty for his capture, reports the BBC.

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FORMER EGYPT PRESIDENT JAILED

Mohamed Morsi, the Islamist leader who was the country's first democratically-elected president,was sentenced to life in jail over spying charges, reports The Guardian.He's also expected to be sentenced today over a massjail break in 2011.

DAMIEN LEWISTIPPED FOR BOND

Fancy a ginger James Bond? The Mirror saysBritish betting shops have slashed the odds ofthe Homelands star being the next 007 after a flurry of bets, leading to speculation that a movie deal has just been brokered.

PEOPLE WENT CRAZY FOR LEGO CAKE

A London family bakery made an appeal for calm after being overwhelmed with requests for a wedding cake made with edible Lego bricks, says The Independent. After aphoto of the cake got 69,000 shares on Facebook, Cakes by SJ, which doesn't even have a shop, had to tell disappointed AFOLs (Adult Fans of Lego) worldwidethat theycan't deliver outside South East London.

DADS AS GOOD AS MOMS

A new global report suggests fathers"biologically hard-wired to provide care, just as mothers are" and that fathers and kids who spend time together are happier and healthier. Time for a change, then, asaccording to The Huffington Post,women spend between two and ten times more hours looking after their children than men do.

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