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  • Frozen iguanas found in Florida due to cold weather

    Frozen iguanas found in Florida due to cold weather

    Iguanas in Florida froze and fell from trees due to cold weather on Thursday  morning. Stephanie Thompson, from Lake Worth, Florida, told Reuters she found frozen iguanas outside her home. "Good news to report both had warmed up enough to move...

  • Dogs can fly

    Dogs can fly

    A healthcare executive says he saw an eagle snatch his sister's little white dog. Felipe Rodriguez says he was visiting his sister in Pennsylvania when the eagle took the 8lb Bichon Frise from her yard and disappeared over the trees. A biologist...

  • Stop, ehh, Stop

    Stop, ehh, Stop

    The walls of the former Jerma Palace Hotel in Marsascala are earning a reputation for the extremely artistic graffiti they display. Go down a few corners and another form of street art becomes evident. And it shows no talent.

  • Watch: Little finger enough to lift full gas cylinder

    Watch: Little finger enough to lift full gas cylinder

    Strong man Tony Farrugia knows how to while away the time. When he is outdoors, he is invariably lifting large boulders, according to his Facebook page. Indoors, he has a penchant for ripping up thick Yellow Pages directories, or overhead lifting...

  • Woman nearly blinded by Christmas card glitter

    Woman nearly blinded by Christmas card glitter

    A woman was nearly blinded by a Christmas card when a piece of glitter worked its way into her eyeball. The 49-year-old attended the ophthalmology department of Singleton Hospital in Swansea suffering from a painful, reddened eye, loss of vision...

  • Frustrated passenger uses emergency door to exit delayed plane

    Frustrated passenger uses emergency door to exit delayed plane

    Frustrated passenger uses emergency door to exit delayed planeA passenger on a delayed Ryanair flight used the emergency exit over the plane's wing after landing at Malaga airport on Monday. Fellow passenger Fernando Del Velle Villlobos filed the...

  • Residents of 'rude' street name petition for change

    Residents of 'rude' street name petition for change

    A petition has been launched to change the name of a street after residents described it as "offensive". People living in Bell End in Rowley Regis, Sandwell, West Midlands, have complained it is one of the rudest street names in England. The...

  • Intrepid Santa chases car after woman is knocked down

    Intrepid Santa chases car after woman is knocked down

    A motorcyclist dressed as Santa gave chase after a driver drove on after knocking down a woman on a Paris street. He managed to alert two traffic policeman on the way. They joined the chase and made an arrest.

  • Sad, insane or downright stupid, see some viral videos of 2017

    Sad, insane or downright stupid, see some viral videos of 2017

    Sad, hilarious or downright stupid, here are the top viral videos as compiled on Youtube by JukinVideo.

  • Shoppers bemused as Easter eggs start to appear on supermarket shelves

    Shoppers bemused as Easter eggs start to appear on supermarket shelves

    The Christmas chocolate tubs are barely off the shelves but supermarkets are already replacing them with Easter eggs, to shoppers' bemusement. Although Valentine's Day is the next chocolate-heavy event on the consumer calendar, Easter is already...

  • New Zealanders make their own island for NYE

    New Zealanders make their own island for NYE

    The authorities had the public's interest in mind when they banned drinking in public places on New Year's Eve in Coromandel on New Zealand's north island. But one group of friends was determined to do it their way. They built an island out of...

  • Obituary pokes fun at football team

    Obituary pokes fun at football team

    An Ohio man's tongue-in-cheek obituary has blamed the winless Cleveland Browns American football team for contributing to his demise. The obituary published in the Sandusky Register said Paul Stark died on Wednesday at a hospice facility after a...

  • Is that a terrorist, Duke asks when he sees bearded man

    Is that a terrorist, Duke asks when he sees bearded man

    The Duke of Edinburgh pointed out a bearded man and asked "is that a terrorist?" as he greeted crowds at Sandringham, it has been claimed. The 96-year-old was attending St Magdalene Church accompanied by the Princess Royal when it is reported he...

  • Latin radio survives - at least till 2019

    Latin radio survives - at least till 2019

    For nearly three decades, Finland's YLE radio has broadcast a weekly news programme in Latin to a small group of committed listeners around the globe. With an audience of just 10,000, Friday was meant to be the end of Nuntii Latini - "news in...

  • Hell hath no fury... as lawyer finds out

    Hell hath no fury... as lawyer finds out

    An intoxicated Dallas woman who was on a first date with a prominent Houston trial lawyer is accused of causing at least $300,000 of damage to his art collection, including two Andy Warhol paintings. Lindy Lou Layman, 29, was arrested on criminal...

  • 'Nigerian prince' was actually this 67-year-old man, Louisiana police say

    'Nigerian prince' was actually this 67-year-old man, Louisiana police say

    A "Nigerian prince" who allegedly tricked people out of thousands of dollars was in reality a 67-year-old man living in Louisiana, police there have said.  Michael Neu faces more than 250 charges of wire fraud and money laundering after police in...

  • Could this battered banger be the worst-kept car on UK roads?

    Could this battered banger be the worst-kept car on UK roads?

    UK police pulled over a wreck of a car which was still being driven on the roads despite having no windows or mirrors. The old banger, which also had extensive damage to all areas of its bodywork, was once a red Rover but is now a patchwork of...

  • Trump wants postal service to charge 'much more' for Amazon shipments

    Trump wants postal service to charge 'much more' for Amazon shipments

    President Donald Trump called on the US Postal Service to charge "much more" to ship packages for Amazon, picking another fight with an online retail giant he has criticised in the past. "Why is the United States Post Office, which is losing many...

  • Woman looking for child after finding his abandoned gifts

    Woman looking for child after finding his abandoned gifts

    A Florida woman who found some Christmas presents on the side of a busy road is trying to find the child they were intended for. Andrea Reid told NBC2 she was heading to a Christmas Eve gathering with her family when she spotted something through...

  • Train evacuated after abandoned suitcase found

    Train evacuated after abandoned suitcase found

    Swiss police evacuated a train over what turned out to be an amateur cook's abandoned suitcase full of kitchen knives. St Gallen canton police said they stopped the train in Rorschach in north-eastern Switzerland after the suitcase decorated with...