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    Basket case
    Basketball fan Ramesh Babu, 53, has set a new world record shooting 243 hoops in just an hour in Bangalore, southern India. ...
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    Rubbish binman
    A dimwit lorry driver died after burying himself under eight tonnes of his own rubbish. ...
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    Naked Berlusconi soap opera
    Angry Italians are demanding a painting which shows the country's prime minister Silvio Berlusconi as a half naked angel acting the devil with the cou ...
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    Pope John Paul II's secret pics
    Intimate pictures of Pope John Paul II's life before the Vatican are to be published in a book of his early life. ...

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    Loo-ser stuck in boozer
    A boozer spent so long on the pub loo that staff shut up shop and went home after forgetting he was there. ...

  • Jesus in a Kit-Kat
    A chocolate fan has taken the biscuit after finding an image of Jesus after biting into a Kit-Kat. ...
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    Killed for failing English test
    An 11-year-old girl died after her teacher forced her to squat in baking sun with bricks on her back as a punishment for failing an English test. ...

  • Wingers bring down soccer plane
    Stork about a narrow escape. An entire football team cheated death when a flock of storks ploughed into their plane. ...

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    Loanly death
    A 56-year-old bank customer dropped dead as he queued to pay off the last installment of a loan. ...
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    Have-a-throw hero
    A would be burglar was sent packing when a witness saw him off by pelting him with spuds. ...
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    Cyber race
    Frustrated computer users got their own back at a keyboard throwing contest in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia. ...
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    Wards of court
    A workaholic judge has ordered her trials to be held by her bedside after being hospitalised with a broken hip. ...

  • Highway to Sell: 3 million GBP AC/DC dirty deal
    More than 8,000 AC/DC fans have been conned in a 3 million GBP ticket scam on the band's world tour. ...
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    Aisle come quietly officer
    A bride was arrested on her wedding day after leaving a trail of unpaid alimony bills behind her for her first marriage. ...

  • Threesome bid for virginity auction
    An 18-year-old Romanian student selling her virginity on the Internet says three eager punters have pushed bids up to more than 5,500 GBP. ...
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    Double parking
    Swiss officials say they are powerless to act against identical twins Harold and Michael Lengen, 38, who have run-up hundreds of parking tickets drivi ...

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Teen Dying Of Cancer Killed At Charity Event After Ride In Porsche Goes Wrong
The family of a sick boy who was offered a trip in a high-performance Porsche because he was dying of cancer is suing the charity after the Porsche he was travelling in crashed head-on into oncoming traffic.

Japanese Pervert Planned Natascha Kampusch Style Kidnap
A Japanese man inspired by Austrian pervert Wolfgang Priklopil kidnapped a 10-year-old girl and kept her in a purpose-built cellar where he planned to train her to become the perfect wife.

German Hiker Yodels For Help After Getting Trapped In Cattle Grid
A portly hiker dressed in traditional Lederhosen was rescued after he yodeled for help after getting stuck for three hours in a cattle grid.

Austrian Wine Grower Sets New Record For Maturing Grapes
An award-winning Austrian winegrower is believed to have set a new record after leaving harvested grapes for an incredible nine months before fermenting them to create an ultra-sweet white and red wine.

Austrian Castle Owner Shocked By Airplane Wheel In Duck Pond
An Austrian castle owner got a shock after discovering this massive aircraft wheel had landed in his duck pond.

Glock Receives Austrian Award At Birthday Party
Austrian gun maker Gaston Glock has celebrated his 85th birthday with a huge ceremony in which the charitable work of himself and his wife Kathrin was honoured with a top Austrian award, and confirmation that this year two streets and a business park are to be named after him.

Sausage Surprise As Giant Wurst Is Pinched
Austrian police are hunting crooks who broke open a market stall and stole a 1.5 metre sausage worth over 2,000 EUR in the picture postcard village of St Michael in the region of Lungau.

Multi Coloured UFOs In Formation Over Austria
Austrian officials say they are baffled to explain a UFO sighting in which dozens of people reported seeing between 50 and 100 objects flying in formation.

Priests Furious After Porn Films Shot In Local Parish Church
A furious Austrian Catholic priest has complained to police after discovering a local woman had apparently been using his church as a studio to make porn films.

Two metre snake sends woman motorist fleeing
An Austrian motorist got a shock after noticing something hanging down from under her car and realising it was a huge two metre snake that had ended up curled around the engine.


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