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Wrong-way drunk driver clocks 50km

A drunk driver clocked 50 kilometres going the wrong way on a highway in western France, say police.

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Gravy errors spoil pie-eating contest

A logistics lapse saw the 2014 World Pie-Eating Championships contest being declared null and void.

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Londoners hit morning disco before work

Welcome to “Morning Gloryville”: an alcohol-free disco held before party-goers head to work.

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New superhero ‘born’ in Durban
November 11 2014 at 15:36

Move over Batman, there’s a new hero in town. And he is South African of Indian descent.

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Is this proof that Nessie exists?
November 11 2014 at 12:34

Video of a shadowy figure emerging from the depths of Loch Ness has fuelled speculation about its legendary resident.

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Man rushing to his wife clocks 209km/h
November 9 2014 at 12:49

A 35-year-old man who was apparently rushing to his wife was caught speeding at 209km/h on the East Rand, say police.

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Canadian offers free trip - with a catch
November 7 2014 at 12:27

If your name is Elizabeth Gallagher, then pay attention to the travel offer from Canadian resident Jordan Axani.

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Rare stamp goes in display in US
November 7 2014 at 12:19

The 1856 British Guiana One-Cent Magenta stamp will go on display at the National Postal Museum in Washington next year.

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Fishy revenge coins stink up showroom
November 6 2014 at 13:28

An unhappy customer dumped nearly 100kg worth of coins at an exotic car dealer in Singapore. And they'd been soaked in market juice.

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Seeing the impossible on human skin
November 6 2014 at 11:43

Artist Hikaru Cho transforms the human body with paint and patience.

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Balloon adventure goes awry
November 5 2014 at 12:52

Several tourists faced questions from the authorities after a hot air balloon landed in a jail in northern India.

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Snake on the bus? No problem, says hero
November 4 2014 at 19:35

Passengers had a nasty surprise on a Nicaraguan bus when they found they were travelling with a boa constrictor.

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Indian village celebrates ‘monkey couple’ union
November 4 2014 at 16:42

Scores of villagers attended a fancy wedding arranged for two monkeys in India's eastern state of Bihar, according to a report.

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