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13 Nov 2013
Sweden and Switzerland joins forces to end confusion
Sweden and Switzerland have joined forces in a bid to help Chinese people differentiate between the two countries. In Chinese, the...
5 Nov 2013
Royal family named most-desirable in-flight companions
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and their newborn baby Prince George have been named as the most desirable family to sit next to on a...
Croc captured at Chicago airport
An alligator has been captured underneath an escalator at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. The foot-long reptile wa...
28 Oct 2013
Passenger gets first-class treatment after destination mix-up
A 62-year-old woman has experienced a journey she won't forget after boarding a flight to Grenada in the Caribbean instead of Grana...
25 Oct 2013
Norwegian town installs mirrors to brighten up winter
Normally when you talk of getting some winter sun, you're referring to booking a holiday in the Caribbean, but not so for the resid...
23 Oct 2013
Tour company takes stuffed toys on holiday
The Japanese are known for their quirkiness, but one entrepreneur's latest venture really takes the biscuit. Unagi Travel, the...
16 Oct 2013
Kangaroo captured inside Melbourne Airport
A kangaroo gave passengers at Melbourne Airport a surprise after hopping into a pharmacy inside the terminal building. However, th...
Cardboard Eric Pickles goes on coast-to-coast road trip
Two students have made the headlines after taking a cardboard cutout of secretary of state for local communities and government Eric Pi...
15 Oct 2013
London hotel offers tattoos to guests
Normally when you book a hotel the only extra you have to consider is breakfast, but one venue in trendy east London is offering guests...
10 Oct 2013
Gnome among most bizarre items lost at Oktoberfest
It's hardly surprising that Oktoberfest's lost property department was busy this year given that its visitors consumed some 6.7...