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  1. Shaolin Monk Runs Over 100 Metres Across Water

    » Around the World » 2014-10-31

    A Chinese monk stunned onlookers when he ran across a stretch of water using only flimsy straw mats to support him.

  2. Russian Customs Made Selfies With Roxette Luggage

    » Around the World » 2014-10-31

    A group of Russian customs officials are facing a probe after they opened the luggage from members of the band Roxette and posted pictures of themselves with the musical instruments online.

  3. Drift Racer Dad Shows Son The Need For Speed Again

    » Around the World » 2014-10-31

    A professional racing driver from Kazakhstan gave his four-year-old son the ride of his life after taking him out on a closed track.

  4. Prague Sluts Creators Regret Following Suicide Threat

    » Around the World » 2014-10-31

    A 'degrading and dangerous' Facebook page which invites followers to name and shame women and their sexual behaviour has been shut down after its creators were told one of the young girls planned to commit suicide.

  5. Rare Falcons Found Smuggled In Sports Bag

    » Around the World » 2014-10-30

    Endangered birds worth over 80,000 GBP were seized by airport security when a man tried to pass them off as hand luggage.

  6. Toddler Crushed By Huge Block Of Falling Snow

    » Around the World » 2014-10-30

    A toddler is in intensive care in Russia after being crushed by a huge block of falling snow.

  7. Buying Nappies Breached Visa Conditions Say Japanese Police

    » Around the World » 2014-10-30

    Japanese police have arrested and are deporting three Chinese man for violating the terms of their visa – by buying up too many babies nappies.

  8. Nazi Class Apologises Over Childish Prank

    » Around the World » 2014-10-30

    Germany's Nazi school class that made Hitler salutes and shared far right propaganda over WhatsApp have issued a public statement apologising for their actions.

  9. Halloween At The Zoo

    » General News » 2014-10-29

    Pumpkin pie might be the order of the day for people this Halloween but now zoo animals are also getting in on the act.

  10. Ambulance Driver Dies After Dropping Off Patient

    » Around the World » 2014-10-29

    An ambulance driver with a brain stem haemorrhage who insisted on taking a patient to hospital died just minutes after dropping her off.

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Halloween At The Zoo
Pumpkin pie might be the order of the day for people this Halloween but now zoo animals are also getting in on the act.

Baby Naked Mole Rats Born In Vienna
With their pink hairless bodies and fangs for front teeth, these baby naked mole rats were never going to win any cuteness contests at Schonbrunn Zoo in the Austrian capital Vienna.

Jihad Girls Gunpoint Retraction Of Desire To Go Home
Austrian anti-terrorism police believe that an interview given to a French magazine allegedly with one of the two teenage girls who fled to Syria to join in the jihad was probably carried out at gunpoint.

Get Shorty As Confused Bald Ibis Gets Lost Again
A rare bald Ibis that seems to have a different sense of direction to her fellow birds has once again had to be rescued after getting stuck trying to find a different route to the southern Italian feeding ground.

Alpine Trains Venture Into Space As The Final Frontier
Austria’s national railway line the OeBB has raised eyebrows after offering themed toilets including one that is supposed to "look and smell like outer space".

MEP caught In Brit papers Fraud Probe Jailed
A corrupt MEP caught by a British newspaper offering to propose amendments to EU laws in exchange for 100,000 euros a year has been given a three-year-jail term.

Vienna Jihad Girls Want To Come Home
The two Austrian teenage girls who became ‘poster girls’ for the jihad in Syria are now desperate to come home after getting completely disillusioned with their new lifestyles.

Mega-Station Opens
There was a festival atmosphere as Bundespresident Heinz Fischer opened Vienna's new Hauptbahnhof Friday morning.

Apple Truck Causes Traffic Jam
When 24 tonnes of apples are catapulted across a road it can only mean a jam.

Farmer Cleared Over Wolf Shooting
Furious animal rights campaigners have accused an Austrian farmer of lying after he shot dead a wolf that he claimed he thought was a fox.


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