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48 days ago
No fainting in the rush hour, says rail firm
No fainting in the rush hour, says rail firm

A Portuguese rail operator wants its passengers to eat breakfast to try to cut train delays caused by passengers fainting in the morning rush hour.

48 days ago
Catch a rat, get paid in Jakarta
Catch a rat, get paid in Jakarta

The Indonesian capital Jakarta has launched a new bid to rid its streets of vermin - by offering residents money for every rat they catch.

48 days ago
Croc takes over Sri Lankan police station
Croc takes over Sri Lankan police station

A crocodile which broke into a Sri Lankan police station and stayed the night forced constables to abandon their posts.

49 days ago
Wizard Of Oz ruby slippers need a little help
Wizard Of Oz ruby slippers need a little help

The ruby slippers that whisked Dorothy back to Kansas in three clicks are looking a little down at heel.

49 days ago
WATCH: Masking tape repair job saves kiwi chick
WATCH: Masking tape repair job saves kiwi chick

A delicate repair job using a spare piece of egg shell and a bit of masking tape has saved the life of an endangered kiwi chick.

50 days ago
Happy birthday, Finland, but no mountain
Happy birthday, Finland, but no mountain

The Norwegian government has resisted public pressure to offer part of a mountain to neighbouring Finland as a birthday gift.

53 days ago
#Marmitegate goes global
#Marmitegate goes global

Australians have dipped into Britain's woes about its famous Marmite spread, reigniting the rivalry with Down Under's Vegemite.

54 days ago
All-seeing Trump bemuses New Yorkers
All-seeing Trump bemuses New Yorkers

"We are gonna make America SEXY again!" booms an animatronic mannequin which mocks Donald Trump.

54 days ago
Olympian returns BMW gift due to bad roads
Olympian returns BMW gift due to bad roads
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Thanks, but no thanks, said Indian Olympic gymnast Dipa Karmakar as she returned a car she'd received as a gift.