Category: Weird News

Man shot son in row over ‘really good chicken’

An Alabama man could face two decades in jail for shooting his son during a row over chicken wings. John…

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‘Drug boss’ had weight loss surgery to evade capture

The alleged boss of a notorious Mexican drug gang has been arrested despite having hair implants and weight loss surgery…

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Sailor stranded on UK ship for 18 months to fly home

An Indian sailor is preparing to return home after being stranded aboard a ship in a Norfolk port for 18…

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New mother tested for opiates after eating bagel

A newborn baby was kept in hospital for five days after her mother tested positive for opiates, because she had…

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Snapped! Graduation photo with a difference

When it came to her graduation photographs Texas A&M University student Makenzie Noland wanted to make sure they really stood…

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Shark stolen in pushchair: ‘Thief’ worried for its welfare

A man accused of stealing a shark from a Texas aquarium has said he did so in an attempt to…

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Judge orders noisy convict’s mouth taped over

A judge ordered a convict appearing in his court to have his mouth gagged with duct tape when he refused…

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Funeral firm defends its banned adverts

A funeral price comparison site has said it is breaking the "taboo" around death after its "edgy" adverts were banned…

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Starving mobs of kangaroos raiding city for food

The Australian city of Canberra has been overtaken by thousands of hungry kangaroos, who are raiding any patch of green…

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Shark disguised as baby stolen from aquarium

Three thieves stole a shark from an aquarium by removing it from a tank and disguising it as a baby…

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Van driver fired for deliberately soaking pedestrians

A van driver who drenched pedestrians by driving through large puddles has been sacked after a video of his antics…

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Brain parasite may help business tycoons

A parasite that infects the brain could be the secret weapon of business tycoons, as it affects a person's risk-taking…

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‘Police called’ as Build-A-Bear sale sparks chaos

A teddy bear offer has been abandoned amid "safety concerns" after it sparked chaos in shopping centres across the UK.…

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Dozens of ‘drunk’ seagulls found on beaches

Dozens of "drunken" seagulls have become "disoriented and confused" after scavenging alcohol in southwest England. Some have died and others…

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Man pays parking ticket… 44 years late

A man named Dave has paid a parking ticket in Pennsylvania - 44 years after he got it. Police in…

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Nut-rich diets improve sperm count and power

Nut-rich diets produce a higher sperm count and more powerful swimmers, according to a new study. Scientists made the claim…

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Are Chernobyl wolves spreading mutant genes?

Wolves from the Chernobyl site have been roaming freely beyond the nuclear disaster zone's border, increasing fears that they will…

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A round of appaws for ‘world’s ugliest dog’ Zsa Zsa

A nine-year-old English bulldog called Zsa Zsa has won this year's world's ugliest dog contest. The pooch's owner Megan Brainard,…

2 months ago

Internet shut down in Algeria to stop pupils cheating

To stop pupils cheating in Algeria, the government has taken the extreme measure of cutting internet access across the whole…

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There’s a Bakewell pud lost in space somewhere over UK

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? For those of you in Lincolnshire, it could well be a Bakewell…

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Super tall basketball star, 12, dominates court

A 6ft 10in 12-year-old boy has become a global sensation after video emerged of him towering above his opponents and…

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‘Shock’ as 23-stone shark caught off Welsh coast

The captain of a charter boat says he was "shocked" after a 23-stone porbeagle shark was caught and then washed…

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Politician pepper sprays himself over school shootings

A US Congress candidate has pepper sprayed himself to demonstrate how teachers could protect against school shootings if they had…

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Shark head stuffed with fag butts impaled on railings

A severed shark head stuffed with cigarette butts was found impaled on a fence at an Australian marine rescue office.…

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