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Aliens ‘use stars to communicate’
Night sky
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Aliens ‘use stars to communicate’

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4 Aug 2021
Zoo separates parrots who swore at visitors
A parrot
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Zoo separates parrots who swore at visitors

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3 Aug 2021
Woman with biggest mouth named
Sam Ramsdell
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Woman with biggest mouth named

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2 Aug 2021
Baby beaver born in Norfolk for the first time in 600 years
A beaver
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Baby beaver born in Norfolk for the first time in 600 years

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30 Jul 2021
Northern accents could die out within decades
The river Tyne
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Northern accents could die out within decades

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29 Jul 2021
Broadcaster apologises for ‘shocking’ Olympic stereotypes
TOKYO, JAPAN - SEPTEMBER 08:Residents of Olympic bid city Tokyo celebrate while holding Tokyo signs after the announcement of the 2020 Summer Olympic Games host city at Komazawa Olympic Park
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Broadcaster apologises for ‘shocking’ Olympic stereotypes

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27 Jul 2021
Bar offers cocktails to dogs
A dog licking its face
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Bar offers cocktails to dogs

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26 Jul 2021
Shop owner bans ‘bra money’
Euros
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Shop owner bans ‘bra money’

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23 Jul 2021
‘Smells like capitalism’ candle costs £2,021
A 'Smells Like Capitalism' candle
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‘Smells like capitalism’ candle costs £2,021

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16 Jul 2021
Shark attacks rebranded as ‘negative encounters’
A shark
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Shark attacks rebranded as ‘negative encounters’

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15 Jul 2021
Dildo-wielding rainbow monkey booked for kids’ reading event
A rainbow monkey
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Dildo-wielding rainbow monkey booked for kids’ reading event

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14 Jul 2021
Prince Charles and Camilla’s ‘secret son’ claims ‘powerful forces’ changed eye colour
Camilla and Charles
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Prince Charles and Camilla’s ‘secret son’ claims ‘powerful forces’ changed eye colour

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29 Jun 2021
Woman misses out on £18m jackpot after washing ticket
Lottery balls
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Woman misses out on £18m jackpot after washing ticket

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19 May 2021
Belgian man accidentally moves French border
Belgium flag
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Belgian man accidentally moves French border

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7 May 2021
Queen Victoria’s knickers up for sale
Queen Victoria
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Queen Victoria’s knickers up for sale

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4 May 2021
Woman wants Prince Harry arrested for not marrying her
Prince Harry
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Woman wants Prince Harry arrested for not marrying her

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14 Apr 2021
Aliens blamed as car keys stop working outside Tesco
A Tesco store pictured from the car park.
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Aliens blamed as car keys stop working outside Tesco

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2 Mar 2021
Revealed: worst place to live in the UK
Peterborough town hall
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Revealed: worst place to live in the UK

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5 Jan 2021
‘Asparagus psychic’ predicts trouble for Harry and Meghan
asparagus
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‘Asparagus psychic’ predicts trouble for Harry and Meghan

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18 Dec 2020
Pastor says world will end next week
IN SPACE - JULY 17: (EDITORIAL USE ONLY) In this handout photo provided by the European Space Agency (ESA) on July 17, 2014, German ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst took this image of the Earth
In Brief

Pastor says world will end next week

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17 Dec 2020
Russian woman marries her briefcase
A man carrying a briefcase
In Brief

Russian woman marries her briefcase

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15 Dec 2020
The things Tesco workers wish they could tell customers
A Tesco store pictured from the car park.
In Brief

The things Tesco workers wish they could tell customers

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11 Dec 2020
Aliens ‘have struck a deal with Donald Trump’
Aliens seen in the woods.
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Aliens ‘have struck a deal with Donald Trump’

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10 Dec 2020
Jeffrey Epstein is ‘alive and plotting’
Jeffrey Epstein
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Jeffrey Epstein is ‘alive and plotting’

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7 Dec 2020
Adolf Hitler wins local election in Namibia
Adolf Hitler
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Adolf Hitler wins local election in Namibia

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4 Dec 2020
Five-day old sushi leaves woman with hallucinations
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Five-day old sushi leaves woman with hallucinations

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3 Dec 2020
Johnny Rotten bitten on penis by a flea
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In Depth

Johnny Rotten bitten on penis by a flea

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2 Dec 2020
Thai fisherman finds whale vomit worth £2.4m
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In Brief

Thai fisherman finds whale vomit worth £2.4m

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1 Dec 2020
Austrian village of F***ing changes its name
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In Brief

Austrian village of F***ing changes its name

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30 Nov 2020
Policeman sacked after scanning carrots to buy doughnuts
Krispy Kreme doughnuts
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Policeman sacked after scanning carrots to buy doughnuts

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27 Nov 2020
Culled ‘zombie minks’ rise from graves in Denmark
mink
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Culled ‘zombie minks’ rise from graves in Denmark

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26 Nov 2020
Gymnast flees North Korea by vaulting over border
South Korean soldiers guard the Demilitarised Zone at Panmunjom
In Brief

Gymnast flees North Korea by vaulting over border

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25 Nov 2020
Phrasebook helped English converse with Welsh ‘peasants’
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In Brief

Phrasebook helped English converse with Welsh ‘peasants’

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24 Nov 2020
Lie about a pizza sent South Australia into lockdown
Pizza
In Brief

Lie about a pizza sent South Australia into lockdown

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23 Nov 2020
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