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Elvis is ‘alive and living in Chile’

And other stories from the stranger side of life

The theory that Elvis Presley is alive has re-emerged with a man’s claim that he met the music legend after his death in 1977. The man says that the king of rock was living in Chile under the alias of “Bill”. The source says that when people mentioned a resemblance between the man and Elvis, “Bill just smiled chivalrously and said nothing”. Elvis died from a cardiac arrest 33 years ago this month.

Police find penguin on Nottingham street

Police say a penguin has been found “plodding” up a street in a village near Nottingham. The bird had escaped from a nearby farm and wildlife centre. Broxtowe North Police said: “We nicknamed him Po-Po. He posed for some pictures with us and he was very friendly with our officers while we made contact with his owner.”

Man completes 60k charity run in hotel room

A man in Australia completed a 60km (37 mile) charity run in a hotel room during coronavirus quarantine. “I realised I've signed up for this and said, ‘I'll have to do it in quarantine and it might alleviate my boredom,’” he said. Each day, he ran around his hotel room for up to 75 minutes until his FitBit showed that his target was reached.

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