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‘I poked croc in the eye’

A tipsy goose hunter said he lived to tell the tale of being attacked by a two-metre-long crocodile after poking it in the eye.

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On the run? Just play dead

A French criminal came up with a cunning plan to escape the law by announcing his own funeral, which both the police and his unsuspecting granny attended.

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They’re dead serious about security

Forget electric fences and fancy alarm systems: Cullinan residents have resorted to coffins to deter burglars.

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Man rescued after 3-day ‘autoerotic ordeal’
August 14 2014 at 13:07

A neighbour came to the aid of a man who had been trapped in handcuffs in an apparent "autoerotic accident".

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Got space for a rickety bridge?
August 13 2014 at 19:32

Portland officials are selling a 335m steel bridge at a bargain price - but buyers must prove they have room for it.

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Paris plea to lovers: say it with a selfie
August 11 2014 at 14:26

Paris has appealed to romance-struck couples to take a selfie rather than lashing a padlock to a city bridge.

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‘I was born in the wrong body’
August 11 2014 at 06:29

Former boxing promoter Frank Maloney is undergoing a sex change, according to a newspaper interview.

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Search is on for ‘Nude Games’ revellers
August 8 2014 at 19:48

Malaysian police are trying to track down several people who participated in a nudist sports festival in Penang.

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Monkey men tackle marauding macaques
August 8 2014 at 19:44

With simian-like screeches and hoots, groups of men tackle the hairy menaces of New Delhi.

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Meet Telegraph, the zonkey
August 8 2014 at 08:41

A zoo in Crimea has welcomed its latest arrival which was born after a lonesome zebra got intimate with a donkey.

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Toddler breaches White House security
August 8 2014 at 06:08

A toddler caused a commotion at the White House when he squeezed through a fence surrounding the presidential mansion.

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5 000 new words to scrabble
August 5 2014 at 18:25

About 5 000 new words have been added to “The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary”, which was last freshened up a decade ago.

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Rappers put their spin on the news
August 4 2014 at 12:30

Two Senegalese musicians are taking current affairs in a brash new direction.

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