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Loose llamas run amok in Arizona

A pair llamas jigged their way to social media stardom after they led US police a merry dance on the bemused streets of Phoenix.

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REUTERS

Upmarket bug snacks for Thailanders

Thai entrepreneur Panitan Tongsiri will launch his “HiSo”, short for high-society, brand of seasoned insect snacks in March.

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AFP

Nutella jar blamed for house fire

It sounds far-fetched that a jar containing a few rubber bands caused a severe house fire but that's exactly what happened, an investigator said.

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Tenant wins right to pee standing up
January 22 2015 at 15:36

A court ruled in favour of mens' right to pee standing up, after a landlord sued a tenant for “damaging the floor of a toilet with urine”.

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Lottery tickets that smell like bacon?
January 22 2015 at 06:34

The New Hampshire lottery has chosen what it says is an “enticing” scent for its first scratch-and-sniff lottery tickets.

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Lining up becomes a profession
January 21 2015 at 15:24

There's a booming new profession in Venezuela: standing in line.

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Woman charged over cache of condoms
January 20 2015 at 17:26

A Thai woman is facing a charge of storing hazardous waste after admitting to owning 1.5 tons of condoms that went up in smoke.

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‘Stupid’ teen gets stuck in club air vent
January 20 2015 at 17:17

An Irish teenager was fined when firefighters had to rescue him after he became stuck in the roof of an Australian nightclub.

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Boy sent bill after birthday party no-show
January 20 2015 at 08:39

A five-year-old boy who failed to turn up at his friend's party has been sent a £15.95 invoice from his pal's parents.

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Prince of Wales pub's bill for HRH
January 16 2015 at 14:09

A pub called the Prince of Wales was sent a demand for an unpaid gas bill - addressed to Prince Charles.

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Cat saves baby in freezing Russia
January 16 2015 at 11:36

A homeless cat in Russia has won praise for caring and keeping warm a baby boy abandoned in a chilly entranceway.

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Beggar happy to accept your credit card
January 16 2015 at 10:36

A UK beggar is raking money off celebrities and millionaires by using a chip and PIN machine so they can pay by card.

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Cabbie gets R12 000 tip
January 15 2015 at 14:24

A quick chat and a two-minute drive is all it took for an American cab driver to be tipped nearly R12 000.

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