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Diving ‘Santa’ feeds fish in Tokyo

Christmas came early for the residents of Tokyo’s Sunshine Aquarium during a special feeding session.

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Meet the beggar with bulging pockets

Iranian police were stunned to find a street beggar with wads of cash - and more money in two bank accounts.

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Frozen chassis? Just push the plane

Siberian air passengers had to get out and push their plane in temperatures of minus 52 degrees Celsius. [VIDEO]

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Pensioner dumps porn stash in park
October 21 2014 at 12:01

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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Coffee-flavoured chips? No thanks
October 21 2014 at 12:00

Americans have rejected the idea of cappuccino-flavoured Lay’s potato chips.

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Is this the world’s best boss?
October 20 2014 at 15:59

A boss in India has given 1 200 of his workers new cars, deposits for flats and thousands of dollars worth of diamond jewellery as rewards for loyalty.

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A ring of bread for the White Tower
October 20 2014 at 12:10

Greek bakers in Thessaloniki have given the city’s most visible monument a crusty makeover.

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Sculpture reduced to a flaccid heap
October 18 2014 at 16:49

A giant inflatable green sculpture caused a storm of mirth and outrage over its resemblance to a sex toy called a butt-plug.

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Family receives message from dead granny
October 17 2014 at 15:37

A grieving British family told of their shock at receiving a cheery message from the cellphone they buried with their grandmother.

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Spider removed from man’s stomach
October 17 2014 at 12:35

Dylan Maxwell has a holiday story like no other after a terrifying encounter with an arachnid.

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Woman chases off polar bear
October 15 2014 at 14:57

A gun-slinging Alaska wildlife manager chased off a massive polar bear that broke into an 81-year-old's house.

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Bank robber has change of heart
October 15 2014 at 12:01

A remorseful robber walked out of a Washington state bank with stolen cash then waited for police to arrest him, say police.

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Who’s a clever bird, then?
October 14 2014 at 12:22

A parrot named Nigel has been returned to his original owner after four years - and he’s got some new skills.

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