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Israeli border tension ‘a sign world is about to end’

And other stories from the stranger side of life

A Christian evangelist has claimed that tension on the Lebanese-Israeli border is proof that the world is coming to an end. After the Israeli military announced it had thwarted an “infiltration attempt” from Lebanon, Paul Begley said this was a sign of an impending apocalyptic battle “between God and Lucifer”.

Egypt invites Musk to see pyramids after aliens tweet 

An Egyptian minister has invited Elon Musk to visit the country and see for himself that the pyramids were not built by aliens. After the colourful billionaire tweeted that it was “obv” that “aliens built the pyramids,” Rania A. Al Mashat said: “Mr Musk, we are waiting for you.”

Man admits to having sex with chickens 

A man has admitted he had sex with chickens, while his wife filmed it. Rehan Baig, 37, entered guilty pleas at Bradford Crown Court to a total of 11 charges including three of performing an act of penetration on chickens. His wife Haleema Baig has admitted three charges of aiding and abetting “intercourse with an animal”.

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