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Hair today, going, going gone later

Hair today, going, going gone later

Strands of hair belonging to two master composers are expected to fetch at least £12,000 when they go under the auctioneer's hammer.

Scafell dog reunited with owner

Scafell dog reunited with owner

A dog found at the top of the highest mountain in England and taken in by the Scottish SPCA has been reunited with his owner.

Naked man rescued from drawbridge

Naked man rescued from drawbridge

Firefighters in Florida have rescued a naked man trapped on a raised drawbridge.

Shock as 'dead man' moves limbs

Shock as 'dead man' moves limbs

A man was pronounced dead after collapsing at his flat - then began to move his limbs as he was about to be taken to the mortuary.

Orangutans go ape over camera

Orangutans go ape over camera

Want to see what happens when you place a camera in an "indestructible" box and give it to some of the world's strongest and most intelligent primates? Then watch this video.
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Solar halo captivates stargazers

Solar halo captivates stargazers

People in Mexico's capital have been captivated by a circular solar halo in the skies above the city's most famous monument, the Angel of Independence.
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Dog found at summit of Scafell Pike

Dog found at summit of Scafell Pike

An animal welfare charity is trying to trace the owner of a dog found at the top of England's highest mountain by holidaymakers who took him home to Scotland.
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Actor Johnson in selfies record bid

Actor Johnson in selfies record bid

Rock mania hit London tonight, when wrestler-turned-actor Dwayne Johnson, better known as The Rock, stepped out for the world premiere of his new film, San Andreas.
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Butcher, 83, not ready for the chop

Butcher, 83, not ready for the chop

Britain's oldest female butcher says she has no plans to retire from running her traditional shop - despite turning 83.
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World's biggest tyre rolls on 50

World's biggest tyre rolls on 50

Generations of motorists have passed by the world's largest tyre, which sits alongside a busy stretch of Michigan freeway.
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