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Underwater treasure hunt pays off

A Florida family scavenging for treasure in Florida’s waters found the missing piece of a 300-year-old gold necklace.

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Woman embraces Madiba statue… naked

Social media was abuzz as people tried to identify a woman who stripped naked at Nelson Mandela Square.

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Chavez’s handwriting is now a font

Supporters of the late Hugo Chavez have unveiled a novel way of keeping his memory alive.

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Plane’s near-miss is a whale of a tale
July 17 2014 at 15:35

Thomas Hamm was in the right place at the right time to capture a close encounter between a plane and a whale.

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‘Bookworm’ bus driver gets the boot
July 17 2014 at 12:57

The title of the book is unclear - but the story was good enough to keep this driver's eyes on the page and off the road.

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Jurors end siblings’ lottery row
July 17 2014 at 11:44

A Pennsylvania jury has decided how two estranged half-brothers must divide their $1 million lottery winnings.

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Wrestler’s debut lasts only a moment
July 16 2014 at 16:20

Seventeen-year-old Masato Tai tips the scales at 65kg - but he’s determined to be a sumo wrestler.

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Thor undergoes sex change
July 16 2014 at 06:56

He is famed as the God of Thunder, but Thor is to change sex, launching a "new era" for the comic book icon.

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The jeans made by tigers
July 14 2014 at 12:17

To most people it's madness to pay for jeans covered in holes and rips. And now the trend has got even odder...

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Obama cuts the line for meaty treats
July 11 2014 at 12:27

Franklin’s is a famed restaurant in Texas. Jump the queue and you’ll pay. Barack Obama learned that the hard way.

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Crete’s great crocodile mission
July 11 2014 at 12:22

A two-metre-long crocodile has been spotted in a man-made lake on the island of Crete - but it can’t stay there.

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Sex museum gets New Yorkers in the mood
July 11 2014 at 12:21

Grope Mountain and Foreplay Derby are just two of the attractions at an exhibition sure to get folks hot under the collar.

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News flush: Japan’s loo show in full spin
July 10 2014 at 13:11

There were poo-shaped hats for sale and a giant toilet slide for the youngsters at an exhibition devoted to loos.

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