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Delinquent driver irks police

A New Zealand man ended up on the wrong side of the law after using a shortened walking stick to drive a car.

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Online dating goes bad

Firefighters rescued a woman from a chimney after she became stuck while allegedly breaking into the home of a man she met online.

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Pensioner dumps porn stash in park

A 70-year-old Japanese man was briefly arrested after dumping more than 200kg of porn magazines and videos in public.

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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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Dog’s DJ skills alarm owner
September 17 2014 at 18:57

A dog that switched on a record player alarmed his elderly Austrian owner and led to the deployment of firefighters.

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Austrian traffic cop has crap day
September 17 2014 at 18:43

A traffic cop in Austria got more than he bargained for after a booby trap covered him head-to-toe in manure.

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Goldfish surgery went swimmingly
September 16 2014 at 12:52

A Melbourne woman was too attached to her pet goldfish to let him die of a tumour.

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What not to say in Thai...
September 15 2014 at 11:49

A textbook teaching blue Thai phrases to Japanese learners has provoked outrage in Bangkok.

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Japan’s porn industry needs more men
September 12 2014 at 12:00

A Japanese porn actor says there are only 70 men to do “all the heavy lifting” in the nation’s adult film industry.

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Tallest dog in the world has died
September 12 2014 at 11:15

Zeus’s impressive height earned him a place in the record books.

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Man escapes penalty for Viagra pills
September 11 2014 at 13:43

Four little blue pills landed an Australian man in trouble with the law.

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Love blossoms for sacked ministers
September 11 2014 at 09:58

France’s Arnaud Montebourg and Aurelie Filippetti reportedly found love after being dismissed from their posts.

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Lucky feline has eight lives left
September 10 2014 at 12:20

German firefighters used a breathing apparatus designed for a child to resuscitate a cat after a blaze in Berlin.

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