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Seagull predicts that England will beat Scotland

And other stories from the stranger side of life

A seagull

A psychic seagull has forecast that England will beat Scotland in tonight’s Euro 2020 clash.

The feathered forecaster, called Sid, was given the choice of English fish and chips or Scottish favourite haggis, neeps, and tatties. He has form after correctly predicting that England would beat Croatia by picking fish over lamb. England and Scotland meet in a major tournament for the first time in 25 years at Wembley this evening.

Bin Laden’s niece says Trump won

The niece of Osama bin Laden has protested at the Biden-Putin summit in Geneva with a “Trump Won” banner. Noor Bin Ladin has branded new US president Joe Biden a “joke”. Tweeting from Switzerland, the 34-year-old said she “almost got arrested,” adding: “This whole summit is a joke. TRUMP WON and all of this is theatrics.”

Couple split after weeks in chains

A couple who chained themselves together for three months as a test of their love finally have immediately broken up after the clasp was cut. Alexander Kudlay, 33, and Viktoria Pustovitova, 29, from Kharkiv in Ukraine, spent 123 days chained together but have now gone their separate ways. “I want to live my own independent life, and grow as an independent person,” said Viktoria.

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