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Preacher says alien impersonated husband and tried to have sex with her

And other stories from the stranger side of life

An author has claimed an alien took the form of her husband and tried to have sex with her. Speaking on a prophetic Christian show, Sharon Gilbert said the alien appeared in the marital bed and claimed to be the ancient ruler Xerxes. He then tried to get her to do something that would “pull her away” from God – but the plot thickened further when she told him Jesus was real, tore the alien’s face off and found a reptile “critter” lurking underneath. One Twitter user wrote: “Who among us hasn’t pulled their husband’s face off to find a horny reptilian?”

Big Breakfast house up for grabs

The Big Breakfast house, the scene of Channel 4’s breakfast TV hit of the 1990s, is up for sale. The property, which has been drastically redesigned since its heyday, sits on just under half an acre of land. The full listing for the property promises that buyers will benefit from a wraparound garden that ensures plenty of natural light and a 62-foot tear-drop swimming pool. Hamptons say the “one-of-a-kind home’ is a country house in the heart of East London.

Man faces whipping for sex with goat

A 60-year-old widower has been charged with having “unnatural” sex with a goat and could be sentenced to whipping. Shaari Hasan, from Malaysia, was accused of committing the act in July this year. According to local media, he was caught in the act when the goat’s owner, a 45-year-old woman, heard the animal making strange sounds from the back of her house.

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