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81 years is a long time to wait for a beer
81 years is a long time to wait for a beer

A beer has become the first alcoholic drink to be sold in a small Connecticut town in 81 years.

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Penguin promoted to brigadier
Penguin promoted to brigadier

Sir Nils Olav, a resident king penguin at Edinburgh Zoo, was honoured with the title of brigadier during a parade. [VIDEO]

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VIDEO: Pilot to fly upside down across Australia
VIDEO: Pilot to fly upside down across Australia

An Australian acrobatic pilot is aiming to break the Guinness World of Record by flying upside down for 24.

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Glastonbury's flower displays going to pot
Glastonbury's flower displays going to pot

A shopkeeper has confessed to planting cannabis in Glastonbury town centre’s floral displays.

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VIDEO: Ape makes #WorldOrangutanDay song
VIDEO: Ape makes #WorldOrangutanDay song

Kluet, an orangutan at an Australian zoo, has released his debut single to raise awareness for World Orangutan Day.

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Hospital finds itself in sticky situation
Hospital finds itself in sticky situation

A British hospital discovered it had become home to more than 100 000 bees when patients noticed honey dripping down the walls.

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Celibacy is the secret, says India's oldest man
Celibacy is the secret, says India's oldest man

An Indian monk who says he is the oldest man to have ever lived puts his longevity down to no sex and daily yoga.

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VIDEO: He's purple and he's SOOO cute
VIDEO: He's purple and he's SOOO cute

An entrancing squid has been spotted off California by researchers using a remotely operated submarine to explore the ocean floor.

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No job, no money - so take a long taxi trip?
No job, no money - so take a long taxi trip?

A Japanese man was arrested after having promised to pay a taxi driver for an 850km journey, police said on Monday.

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Crowd takes its hat off to UK weightlifter
Crowd takes its hat off to UK weightlifter
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Showboating British weightlifter Sonny Webster claimed a unique Olympic record the men's 94kg competition at the Rio Games.

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Couple hang from bridge to mark wedding
Couple hang from bridge to mark wedding

A Chinese couple marked their wedding day by dangling underneath a glass bottom suspension bridge. [VIDEO]

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Berlin neighbourhood gets anti-sex fence
Berlin neighbourhood gets anti-sex fence

Berlin is building a fence to prevent prostitutes and drug dealers from wandering into a neighbouring residential area.

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Tourist gets trapped in airport shop
Tourist gets trapped in airport shop

A last-minute purchase nearly cost a holidaymaker her flight – after she was locked in a shop in a UK airport.

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One week a plane crash, the next a R13m win
One week a plane crash, the next a R13m win

A survivor of the Emirates air crash at Dubai airport won big on a lottery ticket just six days later.

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Zuma the tortoise rescued in the nick of time
Zuma the tortoise rescued in the nick of time

When a London city council got a call about a tortoise on the way to an incinerator, they sprang into action...