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Overgrown sheep ‘breaks world record’

Chris the sheep had its massive fleece shorn by an Australian national champion in a life-saving operation.

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News anchor sues over toy with her name

An anchor for Fox News Channel sued Hasbro Inc over the company's sale of a toy hamster that shares her name.

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Giant sheep in need of a haircut

Australian animal welfare appealed for shearers to trim a sheep which has evaded a haircut so long its life could be in danger.

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Miami couple wed beneath the waves
August 26 2015 at 13:33

Kimberly Triolet and Jorge Rodriguez exchanged their wedding vows underwater beside a 2.7-meter statue of Jesus Christ.

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Boy trips and tears $1.5m painting
August 25 2015 at 12:25

A boy accidentally punched a hole through a $1.5 million (about R19m) centuries-old oil painting when he tripped. [Video]

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Japanese man, 112, is world's oldest
August 21 2015 at 13:09

Guinness World Records has formally recognised a 112-year-old Japanese as the world’s oldest man.

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Video: Donald Trump's greatest hits
August 20 2015 at 14:30

You've heard him on TV. You've seen him on the internet. How can you keep track? You couldn't. Until now.

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Call an ambulance, she’s been dumped
August 20 2015 at 14:00

A Chinese woman had to be taken to hospital after she threw a 90 minute tantrum when her boyfriend dumped her.

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Sex workers told to ditch skirts
August 19 2015 at 14:35

Under a new local law, Italian sex workers are expected to swap their skirts for reflective clothing worn by road workers.

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US man tries to ferret out a ‘miracle’
August 18 2015 at 20:01

A California man wants the state to reverse its ban on owning and importing ferrets - a move he admits is far-fetched.

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‘Abusive’ parrot summoned, detained
August 18 2015 at 11:17

A parrot accused of hurling abuse at an elderly woman was summoned by Indian police, an official said.

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Woman, 80, bungee jumps off 190m tall bridge
August 17 2015 at 19:32

A Bulgarian octogenarian has made a lifelong dream come true by bungee jumping from one of Europe's highest bridges.

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Momppy Mpoppy: the Rockstar black doll
August 17 2015 at 17:42

Decked out in the latest fashions and sporting an impressive afro, Momppy Mpoppy is black and trendy.

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