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Loch Ness monster ‘carries young in a pouch like a kangaroo’

And other stories from the stranger side of life

The Loch Ness monster carries her young in a pouch like a kangaroo, according to a self-proclaimed doctor of forensics. Vladi S. PeCan said: “I have studied her image and methods of reproduction and have worked out females have a bag for carrying the offspring on the abdomen.” He says he will hunt the famous monster down and obtain a DNA sample.

Woman finds ‘largest crisp in the world’

A woman says she has found the biggest crisp in the world – measuring 20cm in length. Janine Ross says she found the colossal crisp in a packet of Asda onion ring snacks at a friends' birthday bash. She said: “We were at a birthday party when I found it, everyone was shocked and just started laughing hysterically.” Janine says she didn’t eat the crisp which is now her “prized possession”.

Hardest place to take driving test revealed 

The Erith Test Centre in London has been revealed as the worst place to take your driving test, according to a new report. The centre has the lowest pass rate - just a 30.5% chance of passing. Other unlucky centres are in Sutton Coldfield, Rochdale, Speke, South Yardley and Wanstead - all have less than an a 35% pass rate. The data also reveal that 55% of Brits don't pass their driving test on their first try.

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