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All the funny, slightly off the beaten track type stories that would make you smile

Woman killed by suicide jumper

A woman in Hong Kong was killed Wednesday morning when a woman committing suicide by jumping from a building landed on top of her,...

Easter bunnies bring cheer to Dora Nginza’s children

The Easter Bunnies from Xposure Marketing decided to pay a visit to the children at Dora Nginza hospital in Port Elizabeth yesterday morning, handing...

Bishop charged for kidnapping men for farm labour

A 64-year-old bishop from Dimbaza has handed himself over to police after allegedly kidnapping three men and forcing them to work on a farm...

Russian dog shoots man – owner sentenced to probation

A Russian man was sentenced to one year and three months probation because his dog shot and killed a person, the Interfax news agency...

Flying car cleared for takeoff

Drivers hoping to slip the surly -- and traffic congested -- bonds of Earth moved a step closer to realizing their dream Monday, as...

Would be Italian thieves dig themselves into trouble

After taking a month to dig a one-kilometre tunnel to a jewellery store in Italy, four would-be thieves were nabbed at the last minute...

Robber returns to scene of the crime, looking for work

A man was arrested when he tried to get a job from the owners of the house he had robbed earlier in East London,...

Carrot fires Master Kong, Tellytubby happy

How Chinese bloggers are getting round the great firewall of China Chinese web users frustrated by the blocking of sensitive terms have come up with...

Wayne Rooney apologises to kid for breaking his wrist

Wayne Rooney has apologised to a nine-year-old Manchester United supporter after the striker accidentally broke the boy's wrist with a stray shot before his...

Australian rescued after three days trapped in croc infested waters

An Australian man has been rescued after a three-day ordeal trapped at a remote flooded fishing hut where he was stalked by four-metre crocodiles,...

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