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  • Bolshoi fatcat
    Bolshoi fatcat
    A Russian ballerina once sacked for being too heavy to lift is on her way to becoming a political fat-cat. ...
  • Hiss and hers
    Hiss and hers
    Hundreds of worshippers attended a wedding for two cobras after Devaki Boparai dreamed that his late parents had been reincarnated as snakes. ...
  • Ringing up bills
    Ringing up bills
    A furious pensioner has been sent a 46,000 GBP mobile phone bill for handsets she gave to her two grandchildren. ...
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    Fear Factor copycat death stunt
    A 13-year-old boy hanged himself in the playground trying to copy stunts he'd seen on TV reality show Fear Factor. ...

  • Police cheats
    Police cheats
    Police chiefs in New Delhi have cancelled this year's entrance exam for officers after all 1,700 would be constables were caught cheating. ...
  • Brawling ER docs in casualty
    Brawling ER docs in casualty
    Two female doctors ended up in their own casualty unit after brawling in front of patients in a row about time-keeping. ...
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    Dignitas suicide clinic protest
    Controvertial suicide organisation Dignitas is to be picketed by churches in a three-day Easter protest. ...
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    Police be polite
    Russian police are being sent to charm school to teach them how to behave like gentlemen. ...



  • Dictator Titos yacht for sale
    Dictator Tito's yacht for sale
    The luxury yacht of former Yugoslav dictator Josip Broz Tito is to be auctioned after it was seized over an unpaid 330,000 GBP berth bill. ...
  • Bakery punters use loaf
    Bakery punters use loaf
    A bakery chain has baffled shoppers by offering to pay 50p per loaf to recycle stale bread. ...
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    Farmer flips over fine
    A fed-up farmer paid a 100 GBP fine with 50,000 coins to get his own back on Town Hall officials in Drajna, eastern Romania. ...
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    Knickers to recession says soccer club
    Fans of broke Croatian football club Osijek FC are coining it in after starting to sell raunchy lingerie on the club's website. ...

  • Dried-out corpse in sauna
    Dried-out corpse in sauna
    The mummified corpse of a man was discovered in his home sauna after he'd spent a week trapped inside after collapsing from a heart attack. ...
  • Jesus saves
    Jesus saves
    A bank manager who lost his job in the credit crunch has turned to God and is training as a monk. ...
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    Robbers put foot in it
    Police caught hapless robbers Rolf Holtzer and Stefan Wagner counting their loot just 15 minutes after holding up a bank - only 500 yards from their f ...
  • Church moved for muslims
    Church moved for muslims
    Church leaders are spending 100,000 GBP moving a chapel half a mile - so it doesn't offend Muslims. ...


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Halloween At The Zoo
Pumpkin pie might be the order of the day for people this Halloween but now zoo animals are also getting in on the act.

Baby Naked Mole Rats Born In Vienna
With their pink hairless bodies and fangs for front teeth, these baby naked mole rats were never going to win any cuteness contests at Schonbrunn Zoo in the Austrian capital Vienna.

Jihad Girls Gunpoint Retraction Of Desire To Go Home
Austrian anti-terrorism police believe that an interview given to a French magazine allegedly with one of the two teenage girls who fled to Syria to join in the jihad was probably carried out at gunpoint.

Get Shorty As Confused Bald Ibis Gets Lost Again
A rare bald Ibis that seems to have a different sense of direction to her fellow birds has once again had to be rescued after getting stuck trying to find a different route to the southern Italian feeding ground.

Alpine Trains Venture Into Space As The Final Frontier
Austria’s national railway line the OeBB has raised eyebrows after offering themed toilets including one that is supposed to "look and smell like outer space".

MEP caught In Brit papers Fraud Probe Jailed
A corrupt MEP caught by a British newspaper offering to propose amendments to EU laws in exchange for 100,000 euros a year has been given a three-year-jail term.

Vienna Jihad Girls Want To Come Home
The two Austrian teenage girls who became ‘poster girls’ for the jihad in Syria are now desperate to come home after getting completely disillusioned with their new lifestyles.

Mega-Station Opens
There was a festival atmosphere as Bundespresident Heinz Fischer opened Vienna's new Hauptbahnhof Friday morning.

Apple Truck Causes Traffic Jam
When 24 tonnes of apples are catapulted across a road it can only mean a jam.

Farmer Cleared Over Wolf Shooting
Furious animal rights campaigners have accused an Austrian farmer of lying after he shot dead a wolf that he claimed he thought was a fox.

 


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