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A travel agency in Japan has started organising bridal ceremonies for single women.
A film of a fancy dress pub crawl featuring a pedal-powered version of Del Boy's yellow Reliant Robin car has gone viral with more than six million views online.
A woman is left "mortified" after calling in the Scottish SPCA to rescue an injured parrot that turned out to be a Christmas hat.
Turkey's high-speed trains have stopped serving alcohol, claiming demand is low.
Villagers in Kazakhstan are increasingly buying wolves to guard their land.
Embassy adapts 'Twas the Night Before Christmas to encourage Brits to observe local customs.
Pro-Kremlin news channel turns to astrologer to give an optimistic rouble rate forecast.
Belarusian online opposition group launches campaign to make a wizard president.
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The idea of a Jewish state in the desert near Bahrain
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