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Security expert ‘reveals Trump’s Twitter password’

And other stories from the stranger side of life

A security expert claims he logged into Donald Trump's Twitter by guessing his password - which, he says, was “maga2020”. Victor Gevers said he was able to access the US president's direct messages, change his profile and post tweets in his name. He claims he also managed to access the account in 2016, using the password “yourefired”. Twitter says there is no evidence to support Gevers’ claim.

Jimmy Korona says no one can believe his name

A man named Jimmy Korona says his life has changed since the coronavirus outbreak. The 38-year-old, from Stoke-on-Trent, said: “Nobody can believe my name is Korona with the coronavirus pandemic about.” He even had to show ID to medics at the birth of his son because they refused to believe baby Korona's name was genuine.

Couple mistakenly given £1,500 wine  

A couple dining in a restaurant were accidentally given a £1,500 bottle of wine after ordering one worth £13. The owner of the Balthazar in New York said: “The young couple were ecstatic by the restaurant's mistake, and told me it was like the bank making an error in their favour. The trouble was, it was me who was down $2000, not the bank.”

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