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Lithuanian couple win world wife-carrying championship title in…

Lithuanian couple win world wife-carrying championship title in…

Published 08/07/2018

SONKAJARVI, (Finland) (Reuters) - Fifty-three men slung their wives or partners over their shoulders and hurtled off on an hour-long race in the small Finnish [more…]

‘A’ is for Armani: public grade school in Tokyo adopts designer unifor

‘A’ is for Armani: public grade school in Tokyo adopts designer unifor

Published 08/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: The Armani logo is seen on an outlet store in Metzingen, Germany, June 16, 2017. REUTERS/Michaela RehleTOKYO (Reuters) - A public elementary school [more…]

Locust swarms pose threat to World Cup pitches: Russian official

Locust swarms pose threat to World Cup pitches: Russian official

Published 31/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: Locusts are seen in a meadow near a wheat field near the town of Neftekumsk, Russia, May 24, 2012. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko/File PhotoMOSCOW (Reuters) [more…]

Italian postman never rings once, hoards mail instead

Italian postman never rings once, hoards mail instead

Published 30/01/2018

ROME (Reuters) - Italian police have arrested a postman from the northern town of Vicenza after finding more than half a tonne (1,100 lb) of [more…]

Kosovo farmer names one of his wolves Trump

Kosovo farmer names one of his wolves Trump

Published 29/01/2018

Hysni Rexha plays with his wolf 'Trump' in Gjakova, Kosovo January 25, 2018. Picture taken January 25, 2018. REUTERS/Hazir RekaGJAKOVA, Kosovo (Reuters) - When Hysni [more…]

New Orleans pulls 46 tons of Mardi Gras beads from storm drains

New Orleans pulls 46 tons of Mardi Gras beads from storm drains

Published 26/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: Revelers throw beads from a balcony while celebrating Lundi Gras on Bourbon Street in the French Quarter of New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S., February [more…]

Baboons go on the run after jumping Paris zoo enclosure

Baboons go on the run after jumping Paris zoo enclosure

Published 26/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: Baboons preen each other at the Paris Zoological Park in the Bois de Vincennes in the east of Paris, France, October 23, 1995. [more…]

The pain of chocolate as French shoppers brawl over Nutella

The pain of chocolate as French shoppers brawl over Nutella

Published 26/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: Jars of Nutella chocolate-hazelnut paste are displayed at a Carrefour hypermarket in Nice, France, April 6, 2016. REUTERS/Eric GaillardPARIS (Reuters) - Brawls broke [more…]

Prize camels keep tradition alive in changing Saudi, but please no Bot

Prize camels keep tradition alive in changing Saudi, but please no Bot

Published 24/01/2018

Saudi men stand next to camels as they participate in King Abdulaziz Camel Festival in Rimah Governorate, north-east of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia January 19, 2018. [more…]

New Hampshire man arrested for biting police dog

New Hampshire man arrested for biting police dog

Published 23/01/2018

(Reuters) - A New Hampshire man was arrested for biting a police dog while officers were investigating reports of a shooting in the town of [more…]