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'Pawesome' day for student and dog

'Pawesome' day for student and dog

A student and his dog donned graduation robes today after the pet helped his owner complete his university degree.

We're all just singin' in the rain

We're all just singin' in the rain

People can't just stop talking about the weather - they can't stop singing about it either, according to a new scientific study.

Squirrels use nuts to solve puzzles

Squirrels use nuts to solve puzzles

Squirrels have shown scientists they really know how to 'use their nuts' when searching for food.

Goal king Boyd's hair apparent

Goal king Boyd's hair apparent

Scottish Premiership striker Kris Boyd has become the latest in a line of footballers including Wayne Rooney and James McFadden to have a hair transplant.

Souped-up scheme to monitor bees

Souped-up scheme to monitor bees

"Bee soup" made from hundreds of crushed up insects could paradoxically help ensure the essential pollinators' survival, say scientists.
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Love is in the air at tree wedding

Love is in the air at tree wedding

An adventurous couple took their relationship to new heights when they married 40 feet off the ground.
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Piggy balloon saves pilot's bacon

Piggy balloon saves pilot's bacon

The pilot of a pig-shaped hot-air balloon had a lucky escape when it crashed into a tree and caught fire at a festival in Utah.
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Hong Kong-to-Ulster Chinese puzzle

Hong Kong-to-Ulster Chinese puzzle

Even at the time it must have seemed like a truly bizarre idea. In the midst of the Northern Ireland Troubles, it was suggested that the entire population of Hong Kong should be uprooted and relocated in a new city built in the middle of the province.
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Artist turns failure into gold

Artist turns failure into gold

An artist's failure to master a piece of music has helped her win a £20,000 prize.
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Ducklings get stuck in fowl mess

Ducklings get stuck in fowl mess

Five ducklings found themselves in a sticky situation after getting stuck in the tar on a melting road.
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