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Are we snoring more because of lockdown?

And other stories from the stranger side of life

People may be snoring more due to the effects of the Covid-19 lockdown, according to a leading osteopath. Stephen Makinde believes the social restrictions could be leading to physical restrictions with our breathing. He says snoring can increase when people feel trapped in their surroundings.

Amazon worker launches engagement ring appeal

An Amazon worker who lost her engagement ring while packing orders has launched an appeal to recover it. Jasmine Paget, 18, from Swansea had finished packing Prime parcels at an Amazon warehouse near her house when she realised her ring had gone. She went online to plead for: “Anyone who receives an Amazon parcel with an engagement ring to please let me or Amazon know asap.”

Boy, 5, hits a hole-in-one

A five-year-old golfer has hit a hole-in-one at a popular course in Florida. William Kelly managed the feat on Hole 13 at The Bridges at Springtree Golf Club in Sunrise last week. His proud coach said: “It was an unbelievable moment. Some people play golf their whole lives and never get a hole-in-one.”

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