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Man spots Loch Ness monster for fourth time

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Loch Ness Monster

The Loch Ness Monster has been spotted for a fourth time this year. Eoin O’Faodhagain says he noticed the mythical beast “rising up and down” in the form of two “black humps” near Urquhart Castle. The Nessie fan says he has managed 12 sightings of the monster since 2017. The Loch Ness Monster is a creature in Scottish folklore that is said to inhabit Loch Ness in the Scottish Highlands.

Man offered jab after weight mix-up

A 31-year-old man was offered a Covid vaccine early because he was accidentally recorded at his surgery as being 3ft 9in tall rather than 6ft 3in, giving him a body mass index of 61. It turned out that the surgery had not updated his height since he was five years old but had recorded his adult weight. “They were a tad embarrassed as you can expect,” he said.

Stolen slide found in child’s bedroom 

A man in Washington is accused of stealing a 400-pound slide from a playground and mounting it to his child’s bunk bed in his mobile home. Dustin Allen Bushnell was discovered when detectives investigating reports of stolen catalytic converters searched his home. There, they found a gigantic slide as well as catalytic converters. The slide had been taken from a playground in December.

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