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AFP

China’s pigeons get anal security checks

Think your job is bad? Spare a thought for the Chinese workers who had to inspect the rear ends of 10 000 pigeons.

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Reuters

Forgotten phone leads police to crooks

Indonesian police have used a BlackBerry left at a crime scene to trace four suspected burglars.

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sxc.hu

Golden groom is laird of the rings

John Greenwood’s epic labour of love involved gold-panning in Scotland’s chilly streams.

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Video: Pastor has church drink petrol
September 25 2014 at 11:46

During a Sunday service, Pastor Lesego Daniel prayed for a bottle containing petrol to be turned to pineapple juice.

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Marijuana stash found in rental car
September 25 2014 at 06:03

Albuquerque police have charged a man who returned his rental car with 60kg of high-grade marijuana inside.

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Palace guard just loves to dance
September 23 2014 at 15:16

The Buckingham Palace guard whose twirls thrilled tourists was only pulling a harmless prank, say his friends.

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Video: Cullinan turn to coffins to fight crime
September 23 2014 at 15:29

Many properties in SA are secured by burglar bars and alarms, but in Cullinan, coffins are the latest security gadgets.

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Reporter quits to promote pot
September 23 2014 at 11:07

[VIDEO] Journalist Charlo Greene went from reporting the news to being the news after resigning on live TV in Alaska.

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‘I poked croc in the eye’
September 21 2014 at 15:50

A tipsy goose hunter said he lived to tell the tale of being attacked by a two-metre-long crocodile after poking it in the eye.

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On the run? Just play dead
September 19 2014 at 21:32

A French criminal came up with a cunning plan to escape the law by announcing his own funeral, which both the police and his unsuspecting granny attended.

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They’re dead serious about security
September 19 2014 at 19:08

Forget electric fences and fancy alarm systems: Cullinan residents have resorted to coffins to deter burglars.

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TV anchor’s number is up...
September 19 2014 at 11:56

A presenter was sacked after referring to China’s Xi Jinping as “Eleven” Jinping, confusing his name with the Roman numerals XI.

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Nessie undecided on Scotland’s future?
September 18 2014 at 09:38

The Loch Ness monster’s thoughts remain typically shrouded in mystery as Scottish voters head to the polls.

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