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Austrian village of F***ing changes its name

And other stories from the stranger side of life

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The residents of an Austrian village named Fucking have voted to change its name after enduring unwanted attention from tourists. The village of 100 residents near the German border will be re-named Fugging. Tourists had flocked to the village for a photo-op next to an entrance sign, annoying locals. “I really don’t want to say anything more - we’ve had enough media frenzy about this in the past,” said the mayor.

Jogger ‘excited’ to discover new apple 

A man in Wiltshire has discovered a new variety of apple after he went out for a run. Archie Thomas, from the Nadder Valley, said although he is “no fruit expert” he was immediately “excited by the pale and mottled oddity” of the apple. Experts have confirmed that the “highly unusual” fruit “tastes quite good”.

British Airways investigates stewardess’s saucy ads 

British Airways is looking int reports that one of its stewardesses is selling sex during and in between flights. The cabin member’s advertisements on social media show her in a variety of saucy poses while in uniform on the plane. She offers to sell items of her underwear and “adult entertainment on-board”. The airline said: “We expect the highest standard of behaviour from all of our colleagues at all times.”

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