Silliness from the land of my forefathers: Triathalon competitors get monster insurance for swimming Loch Ness.
One of the world’s most famous fables faces a serious financial test in two weeks’ time when 100 international athletes plunge into Loch Ness – each insured for Â£1m against monster bites.
[…]Not everyone welcomes the insurance deal, though. The official Loch Ness Monster Fan Club took exception to the suggestion that Nessie would attack anyone – however much they splashed.
The club’s chairman, Gary Campbell, said: “Everyone knows she is friendly; she has been present in the loch for centuries and never hurt a soul in all that time.