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Psychic says coronavirus is beginning of end for humanity

And other stories from the stranger side of life

A London psychic has claimed that coronavirus is “the beginning of the end for humanity”. Nicolas Aujula claims he foresaw the crisis back in 2018, and that it is part of a long series of natural disasters that will combine to spell mankind’s doom. Don’t worry too much thought: he also said England would see a big football win this year - possibly the UEFA Euro tournament.

Fitness instructor holds class from roof during lockdown

A fitness instructor in Spain has got around the coronavirus lockdown by conducting lessons from a roof. The instructor leads an aerobic workout on top of an apartment complex in Seville, southern Spain, as others copy his moves from their own balconies. The Spanish government declared a state of emergency on Saturday.

Personalised number plate banned after complaint

A man in Canada is to appeal a new court ruling that bans his personalised license plate that bears his last name: Grabher. Lorne Grabher, of Nova Scotia, says he has been using his family name on his license plate without any problem for decades. The Department of Motor Vehicles has banned it after receiving a complaint claiming it promoted hated against women.

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