beaten to coma for urinating into well
man was caught by some people urinating in the public well vowing that
he should not die alone. When villagers found out they beat the man
into a coma.
reindeer has balls removed after complaints
A plastic reindeer complete with Christmas tree
baubles for testicles has had them removed because of shoppers' complaints.
The reindeer with the golden testicles is a prominent part of a display
at a shopping centre in Claremont, Cape Town.
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A young girl who
was blown out to sea on a set of inflatable teeth was rescued by a man
on an inflatable lobster. A coastguard spokesman commented, "this
sort of thing is all too common". (The Times)
Australian man lops off penis
Man receives surgery to his little
finger, penis, scrotum and left hand - all which he cut off in an alleged
drug-induced act of self-mutilation. Police said the man was believed
to be high on amphetamines at the time of this incident.
injured in Indian 'stone throwing festival'
Hundreds of people have been injured in
an annual stone-throwing festival in central India. About 600 people
were reportedly injured, nine of them seriously during the Gotmaar mela
at Pandhurna in the Chindwara district of Madhya Pradesh.
thrown from overpass survives being hit by train
A man who was thrown from an overpass in central
Brisbane, was hit by a train after landing on railway tracks 10 metres
The 20-year-old from the Gold Coast lay in agony for up to 30 minutes
before being spotted by a train driver.
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Romanian school teachers to be breathalysed
before work and a traveling beer school set up in Australia in search
of the best pulled pint.
leaves to wed secret girlfriend
Father Moretto who worked
for the Pope's television station has left his job to concentrate to
looking after his pregnant younger girlfriend in Milan!
survive for a month on urine and raw turtle
A group of fishermen missing for a month
off Ecuador's coast survived by drinking their own urine.
of a mentally impaired man was thrown into a garden in India.
Young mans body was found at a nearby cemetery
with two fingers also cut off.
McDonald found lynched from tree
A plastic Ronald McDonald clown stolen from a
front porch has been found hanging from a tree and covered in graffiti
whisker chasers angers RSPCA
A pub in New Zealand has come under fire from
the RSPCA for organising mice racing for it's boozy locals to gamble
abandoned in South Africa after sex mix-up
A wedding in South Africa was halted mid - ceremony
when it was discovered that both the bride and the groom are officially
villagers visited by alien in yellow shellsuit.
Workers in a Turkish tobacco field had to throw
stones at 2 foot alien in shiny yellow suit!
dog used as mop in pet parlour
Owner of dog appalled to learn that his dog was
used to wipe a mess he had made from the floor in pet grooming parlour.
dragged 12 miles underneath truck
In Norway, a mechanic was driven 12 miles hanging
from under a truck after the truck's driver drove off in car.
of sheep swept out past Australian surfers
Rising floodwaters near Melbourne sweep 200 sheep
two kilometers out to sea.
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