100-year-old celebrates her birthday by smoking 170,000th cigarette
An iron-lunged pensioner has celebrated her 100th birthday by lighting up her 170,000th cigerette from a candle on her birthday cake. Winnie Langley started smoking only days after the First World War broke out in June 1914 when she was just seven-years-old - and has got through five a day ever since. She has no intention of quitting, even after the nationwide ban forced tobacco-lovers outside. Speaking at her 100th birthday party Winnie said: "I have smoked ever since infant school and I have never thought about quitting.The photo of her lighting her fag from the candle is a cracker.