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Woman wants Prince Harry arrested for not marrying her

And other stories from the stranger side of life

A lawyer is demanding that Prince Harry is arrested after “breaking his promise” to marry her. Palwinder Kaur has filed a petition with a court in India insisting that the Duke of Sussex contacted her via social media and then proposed during a lengthy email correspondence. She is demanding that “Prince Harry Middleton” is legally forced to marry her “without further delay”.

Odd shortened on UFOs

A bookmaker has slashed odds on extra-terrestrials being discovered this month after the Pentagon said UFOs are a real phenomenon that are being investigated. Paddy Power is offering odds as short as 20/1 (from 200/1 before the Pentagon announcement), while their presence being confirmed before the month’s end has moved to 50/1 (in from 500/1 yesterday).

Marijuana offered as tax incentive 

An Indian city is offering residents a gold nose pin or a stick blender as an incentive to get the Covid-19 vaccine, while in China two boxes of eggs await those citizens who accept the jab. Other rewards for getting the jab around the world include chicken wings, tissues, flour, tax rebates, marijuana and free entry into parks.

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