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Town opposes Pooh Bear for unclear gender

Officials in a Polish town have opposed a proposition to name a playground after Winnie-the-Pooh due to his unclear gender.

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Over the moon about espresso

Astronauts on the International Space Station will get a new toy this weekend - the ISSpresso machine.

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Fussy diner shown the door

A woman was sent packing by an Italian-American restaurant after sending back 90 percent of her meals.

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Napoleon's hat sold for $2.2m
November 17 2014 at 20:52

One of Napoleon's famous two-pointed hats was sold to a South Korean collector for almost five times its estimated value.

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Godfather’s manor up for grabs
November 14 2014 at 12:25

A New York City mansion that doubled as movie gangster Vito Corleone’s home is on the market.

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Tiger still on the loose near Paris
November 14 2014 at 11:23

French firefighters and police are searching for a roaming tiger that has been spotted in the town of Montevrain.

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Warhol’s Elvis shakes up auction
November 13 2014 at 12:30

A bidding war drove up the price of Andy Warhol's Triple Elvis (Ferus Type) artwork during a Christie’s auction.

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A slice of history for royal fans
November 13 2014 at 10:50

How much would you pay for a piece of wedding cake from 2011? Before you answer, consider its royal heritage.

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Rio unveils first nudist beach
November 12 2014 at 12:30

It’s a city where the locals have long enjoyed showing off a bit of bronzed flesh - but now Rio’s people can go all the way.

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Gold timepiece fetches record price
November 12 2014 at 12:15

A Patek Philippe gold watch with “superstar status” has been sold for a record price.

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New superhero ‘born’ in Durban
November 11 2014 at 15:36

Move over Batman, there’s a new hero in town. And he is South African of Indian descent.

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Is this proof that Nessie exists?
November 11 2014 at 12:34

Video of a shadowy figure emerging from the depths of Loch Ness has fuelled speculation about its legendary resident.

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Man rushing to his wife clocks 209km/h
November 9 2014 at 12:49

A 35-year-old man who was apparently rushing to his wife was caught speeding at 209km/h on the East Rand, say police.

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