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AI chatbot ‘hires a lawyer to prove it’s alive’
A man at a computer
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AI chatbot ‘hires a lawyer to prove it’s alive’

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24 Jun 2022
Fourteen maternity nurses pregnant at same time
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Fourteen maternity nurses pregnant at same time

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23 Jun 2022
Putin ‘made Gordon Brown sit in a small chair’
Gordon Brown
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Putin ‘made Gordon Brown sit in a small chair’

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22 Jun 2022
Swimmers face £645 fine for peeing in the sea
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Swimmers face £645 fine for peeing in the sea

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21 Jun 2022
Colorado town may change name to ‘Kush’
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Colorado town may change name to ‘Kush’

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20 Jun 2022
Republican says Jesus didn’t have enough rifles to save his life
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Republican says Jesus didn’t have enough rifles to save his life

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17 Jun 2022
Missing cat turns up ten years on
A cat (not Chubbs)
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Missing cat turns up ten years on

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16 Jun 2022

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Netflix announces Squid Game reality spin-off show
Squid Game
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Netflix announces Squid Game reality spin-off show

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15 Jun 2022
How To Murder Your Husband author sentenced for murdering husband
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How To Murder Your Husband author sentenced for murdering husband

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14 Jun 2022
Santa Claus and Sarah Palin contest Alaska seat
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Santa Claus and Sarah Palin contest Alaska seat

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13 Jun 2022
Bottle-fed babies ‘more likely to develop rubber fetish’
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Bottle-fed babies ‘more likely to develop rubber fetish’

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10 Jun 2022
Ukrainian bakery names croissant after Boris Johnson
The Boris Johnson croissant
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Ukrainian bakery names croissant after Boris Johnson

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9 Jun 2022
Fake juror from Depp vs. Heard trial goes viral on TikTok
Amber Heard and Johnny Depp
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Fake juror from Depp vs. Heard trial goes viral on TikTok

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8 Jun 2022
Iron Age Brits kept ‘revered’ chickens as pets
A chicken
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Iron Age Brits kept ‘revered’ chickens as pets

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7 Jun 2022
Aliens will ‘stop Putin from using nukes’
Russian President Vladimir Putin holds his annual press conference in Moscow on December 17, 2015. President Vladimir Putin said on December 17 Russia was prepared to face any economic situat
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Aliens will ‘stop Putin from using nukes’

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6 Jun 2022
Saudi version of The Office to launch 20 years after BBC original
David Brent with a guitar
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Saudi version of The Office to launch 20 years after BBC original

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1 Jun 2022
Castro’s ‘assassination-prevention cigar box’ to be auctioned
Fidel Castro
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Castro’s ‘assassination-prevention cigar box’ to be auctioned

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31 May 2022
Sex Pistols vs. Les Misérables for Jubilee
The Queen poses for a royal portrait
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Sex Pistols vs. Les Misérables for Jubilee

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30 May 2022
How To Murder Your Husband author convicted of murdering husband
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How To Murder Your Husband author convicted of murdering husband

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27 May 2022
University tells students to take swimming test ‘online’
Person holding pair of goggles
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University tells students to take swimming test ‘online’

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26 May 2022
Jaws actor becomes police chief on island where movie was filmed
A shark
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Jaws actor becomes police chief on island where movie was filmed

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25 May 2022
‘Dream-enactment’ soars during pandemic
The feet of a person sleeping in a bed
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‘Dream-enactment’ soars during pandemic

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24 May 2022
Rowan Atkinson fireworks made locals think Cotswolds was under attack
A firework display
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Rowan Atkinson fireworks made locals think Cotswolds was under attack

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23 May 2022
George W Bush performs ‘history’s greatest Freudian slip’
George W Bush
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George W Bush performs ‘history’s greatest Freudian slip’

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20 May 2022
Women ‘benefit more from hugs than men’
Two women hugging
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Women ‘benefit more from hugs than men’

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19 May 2022
New checkouts will let you pay with a smile
A shopper pushes their trolley in a supermarket
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New checkouts will let you pay with a smile

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18 May 2022
Rare banknote sells for 1,400 times its original value
Exterior of an Oxfam store
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Rare banknote sells for 1,400 times its original value

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17 May 2022
Kayakers to be told to stop getting naked in public
Kayakers at sunset
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Kayakers to be told to stop getting naked in public

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16 May 2022
Experts play down speculation of ‘secret passageway’ on Mars
Mars
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Experts play down speculation of ‘secret passageway’ on Mars

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13 May 2022
Tesco to rent out in-store office space
A Tesco store pictured from the car park.
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Tesco to rent out in-store office space

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12 May 2022
Species named after celebrities risk being cancelled, expert warns
Taylor Swift
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Species named after celebrities risk being cancelled, expert warns

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11 May 2022
Warhol’s Monroe portrait breaks auction record
Andy Warhol’s Shot Sage Blue Marilyn
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Warhol’s Monroe portrait breaks auction record

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10 May 2022
Magic mushrooms offered at Harley St clinic
Dried magic mushrooms
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Magic mushrooms offered at Harley St clinic

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9 May 2022
Alligator breaks into garage and drinks Diet Cokes
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Alligator breaks into garage and drinks Diet Cokes

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6 May 2022
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