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Man who farted in Uber ends up in court

And other stories from the stranger side of life

A man who broke wind in the back of an Uber and then attacked the driver has been handed a six-month jail term, suspended for 18 months. James Mallett, 35, let one go when Aleksander Bonchev was driving him to Chasers nightclub in Bristol. When he was ordered to leave the car, Mallett attacked the driver – who then knocked down Mallett in self-defence.

QAnon reveal the UK's ‘true’ monarch  

QAnon conspiracy theorists are claiming that Queen Elizabeth II has no right to the throne. They argue that the true monarch is a man named Joseph Gregory Hallett – referred to by some as King John III. Hallett says that the “illegitimate conception of King George V” means that every monarch since 1840 has been what he calls a “flat lie royal.”

Man rescued after ‘dying’ in freezer

A 74-year-old man in India was rescued after he was put into a freezer by relatives who were under the impression he had died. The family of Balasubramanian Kumar ordered a large freezer box and placed his body inside so it could be kept for the performance of the last rites. However, it was then noticed his hand was moving.

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