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Mystic rabbi says coronavirus could kill more than Holocaust

And other stories from the stranger side of life

A rabbi has warned that a biblical prophecy shows the coronavirus outbreak will plunge the world into its toughest periods for hundreds of years. The Israeli mystic Rabbi Yosef Pinto says the lethal disease was predicted in the Book of Ezekiel. Warning that the catastrophe could kill more people than the Holocaust, he urged people to “pray and repent”.

Woman plays violin during brain surgery  

A woman has had a brain tumour removed while playing her violin during the procedure. Dagmar Turner, a professional musician, started the operation under general anaesthetics, but surgeons woke her to play her instrument, to help the medics avoid the area of her brain used in playing the violin.

Kensington Palace haunted by deformed ghost 

Kensington Palace is haunted by a deformed ghost that lives in Prince Louis' room. According to reports, there have been multiple reported ghost sightings in 1A, the apartment where Prince William and Kate Middleton reside with their three young children. The spirit is said to be the ghost of a feral boy who was discovered naked and alone in a German forest in 1725.

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