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‘I poked croc in the eye’

A tipsy goose hunter said he lived to tell the tale of being attacked by a two-metre-long crocodile after poking it in the eye.

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On the run? Just play dead

A French criminal came up with a cunning plan to escape the law by announcing his own funeral, which both the police and his unsuspecting granny attended.

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They’re dead serious about security

Forget electric fences and fancy alarm systems: Cullinan residents have resorted to coffins to deter burglars.

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‘I poked croc in the eye’
September 21 2014 at 15:50

A tipsy goose hunter said he lived to tell the tale of being attacked by a two-metre-long crocodile after poking it in the eye.

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On the run? Just play dead
September 19 2014 at 21:32

A French criminal came up with a cunning plan to escape the law by announcing his own funeral, which both the police and his unsuspecting granny attended.

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They’re dead serious about security
September 19 2014 at 19:08

Forget electric fences and fancy alarm systems: Cullinan residents have resorted to coffins to deter burglars.

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TV anchor’s number is up...
September 19 2014 at 11:56

A presenter was sacked after referring to China’s Xi Jinping as “Eleven” Jinping, confusing his name with the Roman numerals XI.

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Nessie undecided on Scotland’s future?
September 18 2014 at 09:38

The Loch Ness monster’s thoughts remain typically shrouded in mystery as Scottish voters head to the polls.

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Dog’s DJ skills alarm owner
September 17 2014 at 18:57

A dog that switched on a record player alarmed his elderly Austrian owner and led to the deployment of firefighters.

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Austrian traffic cop has crap day
September 17 2014 at 18:43

A traffic cop in Austria got more than he bargained for after a booby trap covered him head-to-toe in manure.

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Goldfish surgery went swimmingly
September 16 2014 at 12:52

A Melbourne woman was too attached to her pet goldfish to let him die of a tumour.

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What not to say in Thai...
September 15 2014 at 11:49

A textbook teaching blue Thai phrases to Japanese learners has provoked outrage in Bangkok.

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Japan’s porn industry needs more men
September 12 2014 at 12:00

A Japanese porn actor says there are only 70 men to do “all the heavy lifting” in the nation’s adult film industry.

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