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‘Donald Trump survived Covid’ coins go on sale

And other stories from the stranger side of life

Coins commemorating Donald Trump “surviving Covid-19” are available for pre-order at the White House Gift Shop. The designer says the coins “include more than a hint of superhero qualities in history’s most fascinating president”. Trump yesterday made a dramatic return to the White House to continue his treatment for coronavirus after a three-night hospital stay.

A man and two geese walk into a pub... 

A man in Leeds has taken to visiting his local pub alongside two pet geese wearing nappies. Sven Kirby adopted his birds, Norbert and Beep Beep, during lockdown. Speaking of the trips to his local, Kirby said: “When we went to the pub Norbert and Beep Beep just stood by my side as I drunk a pint, it was good fun and everyone there loved it.”

Man recaptures his ice cream scoop record 

An Italian man has broken his own Guinness World Record for most ice cream scoops balanced on a cone. Dimitri Panciera originally set the record in 2013, when he balanced 85 scoops of ice cream on a single cone. After American Ashrita Furman set a new record with 123 scoops, Panciera reclaimed the top spot, managing 125 scoops.

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