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Prickly launch for wedding show

Prickly launch for wedding show

A model has donned a wedding dress made of thistles to launch the Scottish Wedding Show.

Spanish dog found wandering streets

Spanish dog found wandering streets

A Spanish dog has been rescued after she was found wandering in a street.

Crash driver proposes in police car

Crash driver proposes in police car

A man who crashed his car while on the way to propose to his girlfriend still popped the question - in the back of a police car.

Kenny G visits Hong Kong protests

Kenny G visits Hong Kong protests

Smooth jazz star Kenny G has paid a surprise visit to Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests.

Huhne goes on display in a vase

Huhne goes on display in a vase

Acclaimed artist Grayson Perry has created a vase inspired by former energy secretary Chris Huhne - decorated with images of penises and speed cameras.
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Burning flies 'caused hotel fire'

Burning flies 'caused hotel fire'

Smouldering dead flies which had been zapped by an electric insect killer are being blamed for starting a fire that ripped through a Grade II listed hotel.
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Ancient ritual ends in foam fight

Ancient ritual ends in foam fight

Students have taken part in a centuries-old ritual - which has evolved into a massive foam fight.
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Mike Read defends Ukip Calypso

Mike Read defends Ukip Calypso

Former Radio 1 DJ Mike Read has defended his Ukip Calypso as "simply a bit of fun" after some listeners took offence at his mock Caribbean accent.
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Fire alarm disrupts Lorraine show

Fire alarm disrupts Lorraine show

Lorraine Kelly has apologised to viewers after her ITV show was pulled off air as a result of a fire alarm.
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Status Quo's beer a million-seller

Status Quo's beer a million-seller

Rock veterans Status Quo are celebrating after achieving their first million-seller for decades - as their beer brand struck a chord with drinkers.
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