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Book claims Jesus wasn’t crucified – Judas was

And other stories from the stranger side of life

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Jesus Christ was not crucified and it was actually Judas who was nailed to the cross by Roman soldiers, according to a “lost gospel”. In something of a scriptural plot twist, the book claims that when Judas was leading the Romans to Jesus, the latter ascended to Heaven. Judas then transformed into the appearance of Jesus, bringing on his own crucifixion.

Coach driver calls cops as passengers have sex

A National Express coach driver had to pull off the road after two passengers stripped naked and began to have sex. Devon & Cornwall Police say that they arrested a 32-year-old woman and a 29-year-old man on the hard shoulder of the M5 near Cullompton, Devon. The lusty duo had met for the first time during the coach journey.

Cult leader ‘can cure cancer with burps’

A cult leader claims he can cure cancer with breast massages, vaginal manipulation and burping. The Universal Medicine organisation was set up by former tennis player Serge Benhayon, who claims to be the reincarnation of Leonardo da Vinci. He denies wrongdoing and says he is the victim of a media witchhunt.

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