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Pics: ‘Breasts are not weapons’

Activists staged a “breast walk” protest in Hong Kong after a woman was jailed for assaulting a police officer with her breast.

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Before we proceed - where is my bag?

A High Court judge intervened 33 times in an unrelated British Airways case to complain about his lost luggage.

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Rats on a plane

An Air India plane was forced to return to New Delhi two hours into a flight to Milan after a ‘suspected rat sighting’.

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#IfAfricaWasABar has twitter in stitches
July 28 2015 at 16:59

Twitter whipped out all the stereotypes in one of the funniest hashtags to claim the top trending spot in a while.

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Video: Obama takes to dance floor
July 27 2015 at 16:23

US President Barack Obama took to the dance floor at a State Dinner held in his honour in Nairobi.

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R20m Irma Stern painting a pinboard
July 23 2015 at 09:33

A painting by SA artist Irma Stern, valued at R20m, was found in a London flat covered in letters, postcards and bills.

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Art keeps dope-smoking teen out of jail
July 24 2015 at 11:19

A boy, 16, was told to serve as an unofficial court sketch artist after failing a drug test but finding sympathy from the judge.

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An expensive slice of cake
July 23 2015 at 19:41

A Harrods worker is claiming £1million compensation after he was sacked for eating a £7.50 slice of chocolate cake.

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Town creates ‘human rights’ for pets
July 23 2015 at 18:01

A Spanish town voted unanimously to define dogs and cats as “non-human residents”, giving them human rights.

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French Scrabble champ speaks no French
July 22 2015 at 11:15

Nigel Richards can barely speak a “mot” of French. Yet he has just won the world French language Scrabble championship.

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Selfie enthusiast destroys Lenin statue
July 21 2015 at 22:07

A headless Lenin statue has lost its torso after a selfie-happy Siberian tried to pose alongside the image of the Soviet leader.

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Truro council aims to foil its killer gulls
July 21 2015 at 19:24

UK Prime Minister David Cameron says a “big conversation” is needed about the issue of marauding seagulls.

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Home of deep-fried Mars bar battered
July 21 2015 at 17:37

Aberdeenshire Council asks Carron Fish Bar to remove their Mars bar banner in order to help “improve the look” of the town.

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