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Octogenarians strip down for charity

A charity calendar featuring women in their 80s and 90s from an Ohio assisted living facility is opening more than a few eyes.

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Sacked for attending same funeral twice

A Japanese civil servant who made up deaths, and even claimed he was going to the same person's funeral twice, has been sacked.

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Indian village bans kissing in public

An Indian village in a western coastal state has imposed a ban on couples kissing in public.

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Hungarian village for rent
February 26 2015 at 12:01

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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Godzilla-themed hotel to open in Japan
February 25 2015 at 18:22

If you've ever wanted to sleep with a giant lizard one Japanese hotel has just the thing with its soon-to-be opened Godzilla Room.

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Pets rescued from animal hoader’s home
February 25 2015 at 14:40

An animal welfare group has warned about the hoarding of animals after finding about 150 pets in an Australian home.

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A R1.9m Powerball dream come true
February 24 2015 at 13:36

A man has hit the jackpot after scraping cash together for a Powerball ticket and using numbers revealed in a dream.

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Beach walk ends with lucky find
February 23 2015 at 12:07

When Mark Thorne lost his wedding ring in the sea, he thought it was gone forever. Six years later, he has a cool story to tell.

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Quirky cops blame cold snap on Elsa
February 20 2015 at 12:36

Kentucky police posted a tongue-in-cheek “wanted” notice for a Disney ice queen.

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‘Worms or grasshoppers, sir?’
February 20 2015 at 12:35

Britain’s first insect restaurant opens this year - and the menu is crawling with delicacies.

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MP bolts - and blames cheap underwear
February 20 2015 at 12:35

There was applause and laughter in Canada’s House of Commons as a legislator revealed the cause of his distress.

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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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