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Sacked for attending same funeral twice

A Japanese civil servant who made up deaths, and even claimed he was going to the same person's funeral twice, has been sacked.

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Indian village bans kissing in public

An Indian village in a western coastal state has imposed a ban on couples kissing in public.

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Where am I? asks ‘dead’ woman

An undertaker passed out in shock when a coffin lid slid open and the woman inside groaned: ‘Where am I?’

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Undertakers unhappy with coffin sex scene
February 6 2015 at 11:21

Undertakers are up in arms about a sex scene in a coffin in the KykNET series “Vlug na Egipte”, a report said.

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Man caught speeding for cheeseburger
February 6 2015 at 10:49

A motorist caught speeding in the Australian city of Melbourne told police he was racing to get “a triple cheeseburger.”

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Janitor leaves behind $8m estate
February 5 2015 at 15:52

Known as a private man who led a modest life in Vermont, janitor Ronald Read had a hidden talent for investing in stocks.

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Valentine’s Day celebration warning
February 5 2015 at 13:11

A Hindu group in India was slammed for threatening to forcibly marry off all couples found celebrating Valentine's Day in public.

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33km daily trek sparks flood of funding
February 4 2015 at 20:01

A crowdfunding campaign raised more than R2.2 million for a Detroit man who walked 33 kilometers to work each day.

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Real euros in French Monopoly sets
February 4 2015 at 19:20

The French version of Monopoly is celebrating its 80th year by slipping cash into 80 boxes of the game.

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Texas boy suspended over “magic trick”
February 4 2015 at 10:14

A nine-year-old Lord of the Rings fan has been suspended after telling a classmate he would make him disappear.

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Forget the snow, mind the groundhog!
February 3 2015 at 09:47

Groundhogs can bite. A Wisconsin mayor learned that lesson the hard way.

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Tiara tantrum stuns beauty queen
February 2 2015 at 14:31

The Miss Amazon beauty pageant took a bizarre turn when the first runner-up snatched the winner’s crown.

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Seven seconds away from a fortune
January 30 2015 at 12:19

A Quebec man has lost his court challenge over a $27-million lottery prize.

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