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'Agoraphobic' benefits cheat jailed

'Agoraphobic' benefits cheat jailed

An agoraphobic woman who travelled the world while on benefits has been jailed.

Red squirrel 'wonder-mum' hailed

Red squirrel 'wonder-mum' hailed

A red squirrel has been hailed as a supermum after giving birth to her 48th kitten in seven years.

Record-breaking Bard at 37,000ft

Record-breaking Bard at 37,000ft

The Reduced Shakespeare Company is believed to have set a new world record after its actors performed an abridged version of the playwright's works at more than 37,000ft.

Battle account 'borrowed from Troy'

Battle account 'borrowed from Troy'

A key account of a battle which came to define Irish identity may have been fabricated, a researcher has claimed as the country marks the millennium of the Battle of Clontarf.

Buddha tattoo sees Briton deported

Buddha tattoo sees Briton deported

A British tourist is to be deported from Sri Lanka because of a tattoo of Buddha on her arm.
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Lucey wins Beautiful Bulldog event

Lucey wins Beautiful Bulldog event

Lucey, an 18-month old pooch, has beaten 49 drooling competitors to take this year's Beautiful Bulldog pageant.
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64% not bothered by winning: Survey

64% not bothered by winning: Survey

Winning may be the aim of the game, but a new survey suggests that many children would not be bothered if there were no winners and losers in school sport.
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Tour organisers in language row

Tour organisers in language row

Organisers of the Tour de France's visit to Yorkshire have insisted the last thing they want to do is tone down the county's identity after it emerged volunteers were being asked to avoid traditional northern greetings like "love".
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Stowaway found in plane wheel well

Stowaway found in plane wheel well

A 16-year-old boy has stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii, surviving the trip halfway across the Pacific Ocean unharmed despite frigid temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen.
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UAE citizen to be sent into space

UAE citizen to be sent into space

One lucky citizen of the oil-rich United Arab Emirates (UAE) could soon get the chance to be rocketed into space.
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