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Man sees Loch Ness monster ‘splashing around’

And other stories from the stranger side of life

The first sighting of the Loch Ness Monster this decade has been reported. Eoin O'Faodhagain, described as a “veteran Nessie watcher”, claims to have spotted an object “swimming and splashing around” in Urquhart Bay. A study in 2018 revealed that the mythical creature is worth £41m a year to the Scottish economy.

Man jailed after ‘burning’ one million dollars

A Canadian businessman was jailed for 30 days after telling a judge he burned one million Canadian dollars in cash to avoid paying his wife spousal and child support as part of their divorce settlement. A judge told failed mayoral candidate Bruce McConville: “I don’t believe you. I don’t trust you. I don’t think you’re honest.”

Fox slips into parliament 

A fox broke into parliament yesterday. The cunning mammal was spotted climbing an escalator into the main building where MPs work. Later, a video showed the fox being removed from a building in a blue box, before being released onto the pavement next to the River Thames.

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