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Upmarket bug snacks for Thailanders

Thai entrepreneur Panitan Tongsiri will launch his “HiSo”, short for high-society, brand of seasoned insect snacks in March.

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Nutella jar blamed for house fire

It sounds far-fetched that a jar containing a few rubber bands caused a severe house fire but that's exactly what happened, an investigator said.

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Hungarian village for rent

If “king for a day” sounds too majestic, a small Hungarian village will let you become deputy mayor for a few days.

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Police stick it to would-be robber
February 20 2015 at 12:08

The long arm of the law has caught up with a man who tried to rob a hotel with a twig.

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Monkey to inherit couple’s fortune
February 19 2015 at 17:19

A wealthy Indian couple made a pet monkey their sole heir, saying they want to ensure he is looked after.

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Cops pepper spray couple having sex in loo
February 19 2015 at 11:41

Police had to use drastic measures against a couple caught having sex in a pub toilet when they refused to stop, court heard.

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Bride marries guest after groom has fit
February 18 2015 at 13:42

An Indian bride reportedly rejected her groom who had a seizure, marrying a wedding guest instead.

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Ugly custody battle for ‘Zombie Cat’
February 16 2015 at 15:34

The "Zombie Cat" who found fame after clawing himself out of a grave is caught in the middle of a custody battle.

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Japanese city makes record 1 585 snowmen
February 16 2015 at 13:18

More than 600 people raced to complete a whopping 1 585 snowmen in an hour, smashing the previous Guinness World Record.

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Dancing their way to world record
February 15 2015 at 09:58

Nine couples danced their way to victory in the seaside town of Pattaya, breaking the record for the longest dance marathon.

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A kidney for FA Cup tickets
February 14 2015 at 09:53

A Joburg man says he is willing to sell one of his kidneys for tickets to the FA Cup.

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Mom advertises for daughter’s true love
February 14 2015 at 09:58

A meddling mother goes behind her daughter’s back and posts an imploring ad in a newspaper in a quest to find her a beau.

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Grand lottery prize shared by trio
February 12 2015 at 12:21

Three people who bought Powerball lottery tickets in North Carolina, Texas and Puerto Rico have won the jackpot.

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