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Couple turns a combined 212 years old

A husband and wife thought to be one of the oldest married couples in New York have celebrated their birthdays.

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Man, teen held over joyride in cop car

Police were caught unaware by a man who got into an unlocked paddy wagon and went for a joyride with a 15-year-old girl, reports said.

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Pavements, genitals: it's the odd title awards

Divorcing a Real Witch: For Pagans is up against The Ugly Wife is a Treasure at Home for the Diagram Prize for Oddest Book Title of the Year.

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Italian speedsters get Christmas bonus
December 25 2014 at 10:07

Rule-breaking motorists in Padua, a wealthy town in north-eastern Italy, have been given a special Christmas present from their mayor.

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Man eats 160 eggs to mark Christmas
December 24 2014 at 15:11

A Chinese competitive eater consumed 150 quail eggs and 10 chicken eggs in about 37 minute to mark the Christmas season.

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Ceiling collapse exposes panty thief
December 24 2014 at 10:55

A man who stole hundreds of pieces of ladies' underwear claimed to have mental problems after his secret was exposed.

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Police hunt for pigeon worth $184 000
December 23 2014 at 16:34

Police in Germany are looking for a missing pigeon, and any finder could be in line for a $12 250 reward.

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Justin bends the rules when he’s tied up
December 23 2014 at 12:06

Self-taught contortionist Justin Phahlane is using his talent to bend and twist his body in seemingly impossible ways to earn a living.

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Feel like a kid again among Lego artworks
December 23 2014 at 12:01

The Art Of The Brick is an imaginative art exhibition that features sculptures and wall hangings made entirely of Lego bricks.

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Wrong-way drunk driver clocks 50km
December 22 2014 at 13:49

A drunk driver clocked 50 kilometres going the wrong way on a highway in western France, say police.

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Gravy errors spoil pie-eating contest
December 19 2014 at 17:03

A logistics lapse saw the 2014 World Pie-Eating Championships contest being declared null and void.

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Londoners hit morning disco before work
December 19 2014 at 13:44

Welcome to “Morning Gloryville”: an alcohol-free disco held before party-goers head to work.

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Some coke with your coffee?
December 18 2014 at 14:48

A coffee company in Berlin received its usual shipment of beans from Brazil with an addition: a sack filled with cocaine.

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