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Woman falls onto M25 while filming Snapchat video

And other stories from the stranger side of life

A woman has fallen out of a moving car on the M25 while filming a Snapchat video. Surrey Police say the woman was leaning out of the car window when she fell into a “live lane” between junction six and the Clacket Lane services at 1.30am on Saturday. Although she was not badly hurt, officers said she was lucky not to be “seriously injured or killed”.

Police find loaded gun in man’s buttocks 

A man has pleaded guilty to weapons charges after police in the town of Golden Meadow, Louisiana, discovered he had stashed a loaded pistol in his buttocks. Justin Savoie, 24, was sentenced to a five-year suspended prison sentence during a District Court appearance. He received three years probation and an order to serve 90 days in jail.

‘Karen’ masks on sale for Halloween 

This Halloween you can dress up as a “Karen”. An Etsy seller is offering Karen masks, perfect for any reveller who wants to demand to speak to Halloween’s manager. “Karen” has become the name commonly given to an unreasonably demanding woman considered to be privileged or entitled, or someone who is forever demanding to speak to the manager in stores.

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