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Jack Russell Rio abandoned in park with bag of belongings

Jack Russell Rio abandoned in park with...

A pet dog was abandoned in a park with a bag full of his belongings.

Lost Australian sheep yields 30-jumpers worth of fleece

Lost Australian sheep yields 30-jumpers...

An overgrown sheep found lost in Australian scrubland has been shorn for perhaps the first time, yielding 89 pounds of wool - the equivalent to 30 jumpers - and shedding almost half his body weight.

Frank Lampard struggles to remember teams in record run

Frank Lampard struggles to remember teams...

Frank Lampard has gained a Guinness World Record after beating Andy Cole's record for scoring against the most Premier League clubs

Teacher arrested after drone crashes into US Open tennis stadium

Teacher arrested after drone crashes into...

A teacher has been arrested for allegedly crashing a drone into an empty section of seats at the US Open tennis tournament.

Cold front for BBC weatherman Philip Avery means brighter spell for viewers

Cold front for BBC weatherman Philip Avery means brighter...

The weather forecast may be rainy and grey, but BBC weatherman Philip Avery livened things up during his broadcast after suffering a slight wardrobe malfunction.
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Tarantula parcel shock for new home-owner

Tarantula parcel shock for new home-owner

A man who opened a parcel addressed to his new home was horrified to discover a large and potentially aggressive tarantula inside.
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'Guerrilla' gardening 'bringing together communities'

'Guerrilla' gardening 'bringing together...

"Guerrilla gardening" is having a major impact in improving cities, bringing communities together and providing food for people in the UK and globally, research suggests.
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Manchester Pride's 'footloose' dancing policewoman becomes YouTube sensation

Manchester Pride's 'footloose' dancing policewoman...

A policewoman has become an internet sensation after she got "footloose" with her fancy dancing during Manchester Pride.
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Muttony in the ranks: British Army ram promoted to lance corporal

Muttony in the ranks: British Army ram promoted to lance...

A British Army mascot has little to be sheepish about after being promoted - for good behaviour.
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Walkie Talkie skyscraper wins Carbuncle Cup for most hated building

Walkie Talkie skyscraper wins Carbuncle Cup for most hated...

A skyscraper in the City of London has gained the dubious accolade of being voted the UK's worst eyesore.
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