In Brief

You can become Jesus Christ in new computer simulator

And other stories from the stranger side of life

jesus.jpg

A biblical computer game is to allow users to be Jesus Christ. “Become Jesus Christ, the famous man on Earth - in this highly realistic simulation game,” says the publicity blurb for I Am Jesus Christ. “Pray like Him for getting superpower, perform famous miracles like Him,” it adds.

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––For more outlandish tales and news to make you smile, sign up for our new Tall Tales email at theweek.co.uk/sign-up-for-the-tall-tales-email.–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––

Walmart withdraws Santa cocaine jumper

Walmart has withdrawn a jumper that appears to show Father Christmas taking lines of cocaine. Santa Claus is depicted sitting behind a table with three lines of a white substance in front of him, captioned with the slogan: "Let it snow". After protests, the retail giant said: “We apologise for any unintended offence this may have caused.”

Man registers bees as emotional support animals

A man in Arizona has successfully registered bees as emotional support animals. David Keller believes the application process to register an emotional support animal is too easy — so he registered the swarm of bees as a protest. “A lot of people thought it was hilarious and a lot of people were getting upset,” he said.

Recommended

‘Covid cashpoint’
Today's newspaper front pages
Today’s newspapers

‘Covid cashpoint’

Free weed offered to the vaccinated
A man smoking cannabis
Tall Tales

Free weed offered to the vaccinated

Teenagers can ‘catch’ moods, study reveals
Senior schoolchildren hug outside their school
Tall Tales

Teenagers can ‘catch’ moods, study reveals

Who did Trump pardon on his last day in the White House?
Steve Bannon exits the Manhattan Federal Court.
In Focus

Who did Trump pardon on his last day in the White House?

Popular articles

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: 22 Jan 2021
10 Downing Street
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: 22 Jan 2021

Tried and tasted: restaurant meal kits to eat at home
Santo Remedio
On the menu

Tried and tasted: restaurant meal kits to eat at home

Churchill bust ‘not on display’ in Biden’s Oval Office
Joe Biden in the Oval Office
In Brief

Churchill bust ‘not on display’ in Biden’s Oval Office

Free 6 issue trial then continue to