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‘Girlie’ gorilla devours gourmet cake

Zaire the gorilla tucked into a cake made with parsnips and carrots for her 40th birthday at a London zoo.

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Hubby’s secret life revealed on Facebook

A British woman discovered that her husband was leading a double life after seeing his wedding pictures online.

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And the word of the year is...

The Collins English Dictionary has chosen its word of the year from a list that included “vape” and “al desko”.

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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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Auto-lock ruins would-be thief’s plan
September 10 2014 at 07:44

A would-be thief was stuck in a car he was trying to steal from when its auto-lock function kicked in - trapping him inside.

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Beaming bunny a hit in Taiwan
September 8 2014 at 18:31

A giant white rabbit on show in Taiwan by artist Florentijn Hofman has drawn more than one million visitors.

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Did thieves have penchant for toilet paper?
September 7 2014 at 10:14

When police offers were tipped off to a huge robbery, the last thing they expected was a haul of toilet paper...

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8kg tumour removed from woman
September 5 2014 at 17:10

Austrian surgeons removed a tumour weighing eight kilos, as heavy as a seven-month-old baby, from the stomach of a 75-year-old woman.

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Chinese temple seeks media mavens
September 5 2014 at 12:35

A job advert placed by China’s renowned Shaolin temple has drawn a brisk response.

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