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Woman considers divorcing Tory-voting husband

And other stories from the stranger side of life

A woman has said she is considering divorcing her husband because he voted Conservative in last week’s general election. Writing on Mumsnet, she said: “Have always assumed darling husband and I were roughly on the same page politically, but turns out he voted Tory ‘because it's best for the economy’ (WTF).” She added that she is now considering “parting ways” with her man.

Meghan named most unfairly treated person of the year

Meghan Markle is the most unfairly treated person of 2019, according to a survey of Brits. “Whatever you think of her, the majority of us Brits clearly agree on one thing - she’s had a pretty tough year,” said a researcher. The royal is followed in the list by Ant McPartlin, the Queen and Greta Thunberg.

Seal gives diver a big soppy hug 

A diver off the coast of the Farne Islands, in Northumberland, has shared a video of a friendly grey seal giving him a hug. Ben Burville said he was diving off the coast when the friendly mammal repeatedly grabbed onto his hand. “Sometimes my #DiveBuddies can be a bit ‘clingy’,” Burville tweeted.

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