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Gravy errors spoil pie-eating contest

A logistics lapse saw the 2014 World Pie-Eating Championships contest being declared null and void.

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Londoners hit morning disco before work

Welcome to “Morning Gloryville”: an alcohol-free disco held before party-goers head to work.

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Some coke with your coffee?

A coffee company in Berlin received its usual shipment of beans from Brazil with an addition: a sack filled with cocaine.

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Gravy errors spoil pie-eating contest
December 19 2014 at 17:03

A logistics lapse saw the 2014 World Pie-Eating Championships contest being declared null and void.

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Londoners hit morning disco before work
December 19 2014 at 13:44

Welcome to “Morning Gloryville”: an alcohol-free disco held before party-goers head to work.

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Some coke with your coffee?
December 18 2014 at 14:48

A coffee company in Berlin received its usual shipment of beans from Brazil with an addition: a sack filled with cocaine.

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‘Forgive me for the Frozen song’
December 18 2014 at 13:17

It scooped an Oscar for Best Original Song. But even the most successful tunes can become irritating...

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Hungarian sues Beyonce over smash hit
December 17 2014 at 11:54

A folk singer is suing Beyonce over the hit Drunk In Love, saying the star sampled a folk tune without permission.

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Help find Ronaldo, I want to sue him!
December 17 2014 at 09:21

A US man is trying to sue Cristiano Ronaldo over an underwear line, but he can't get to the soccer star.

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KZN croc turns 114
December 15 2014 at 14:30

He was born in 1900 and survived two world wars. Henry, the Nile crocodile, turns 114.

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Marriage proposal goes disastrously wrong
December 14 2014 at 16:34

A Dutchman became a homewrecker - literally - when a crane he hired for a marriage proposal fell through the neighbour's roof.

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‘Maasai Olympics’ fights dwindling lion numbers
December 14 2014 at 15:31

Traditional lion hunters in Kenya tested their skills in a special “Maasai Olympics” organised to save the endangered animals.

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Keg tree has holiday spirit on tap
December 12 2014 at 17:33

A New York brewery has constructed a seven-metre-high Christmas tree from empty beer kegs.

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