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AFP

Facebook boast traps Tesco thief

A knife-wielding thug was caught minutes after robbing his local Tesco store because he had boasted about his plans on Facebook.

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AFP

Herd of deer delay flights in Japan

A herd of seven deer caused significant flight delays at a major airport after they were found entering the runway area, a report said.

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Reuters

Toronto police solve tunnel mystery

A mysterious tunnel discovered in Toronto was built for “personal reasons” by two men. And like the tunnel, the case is now closed.

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Woman charged over cache of condoms
January 20 2015 at 17:26

A Thai woman is facing a charge of storing hazardous waste after admitting to owning 1.5 tons of condoms that went up in smoke.

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‘Stupid’ teen gets stuck in club air vent
January 20 2015 at 17:17

An Irish teenager was fined when firefighters had to rescue him after he became stuck in the roof of an Australian nightclub.

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Boy sent bill after birthday party no-show
January 20 2015 at 08:39

A five-year-old boy who failed to turn up at his friend's party has been sent a £15.95 invoice from his pal's parents.

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Prince of Wales pub's bill for HRH
January 16 2015 at 14:09

A pub called the Prince of Wales was sent a demand for an unpaid gas bill - addressed to Prince Charles.

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Cat saves baby in freezing Russia
January 16 2015 at 11:36

A homeless cat in Russia has won praise for caring and keeping warm a baby boy abandoned in a chilly entranceway.

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Beggar happy to accept your credit card
January 16 2015 at 10:36

A UK beggar is raking money off celebrities and millionaires by using a chip and PIN machine so they can pay by card.

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Cabbie gets R12 000 tip
January 15 2015 at 14:24

A quick chat and a two-minute drive is all it took for an American cab driver to be tipped nearly R12 000.

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Woman cuts off hubby’s penis ...twice
January 15 2015 at 11:04

A Chinese woman cut off her husband's penis as payback for an affair, then cut it off again after it was re-attached

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Elephants threaten traffic in Thailand
January 15 2015 at 10:25

Park officials in Thailand say aggressive pachyderms are a serious problem, especially during mating season.

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Botched magic trick leaves foul taste
January 14 2015 at 14:59

An amateur magician swallowed acid by apparent mistake on Vietnamese television, sparking widespread criticism.

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