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8 Oct 2013
1D star has pants pinched from hotel balcony
One Direction star Liam Payne has been left red faced by the barefaced cheek of two of his Australian fans, who stole his boxer shorts ...
Camera floats from Cayman Islands to Texas
A Texan man was amazed to learn a barnacle-encrusted camera he found on the beach had travelled there from the Cayman Islands - more th...
26 Sep 2013
Grylls stunt at London landmark alerts fire brigade
Bear Grylls caused a false alarm at Battersea Power Station in London last night (25 September).  The fire brigade was called at 7...
Corfu beachgoers surprised by huge tanker
Holidaymakers in Corfu were given a huge shock earlier this week when a 79m-long cargo ship somehow beached itself just yards from thei...
Holidaymaker captures snaps of croc versus shark
A Brit on holiday in Australia has captured the astonishing moment a shark went into battle with a crocodile - and lost. After the...
Apple map error sees drivers take to airport runway
Apple's mapping technology has come under scrutiny once more after an error saw several motorists drive onto the runway at Fairbank...
25 Sep 2013
Women wears wedding dress on 19 holidays
When most people pack for their holidays, it's a case of making sure you've got enough clothes for the beach, the bar and the r...
24 Sep 2013
Welsh town to host Europe's biggest Elvis festival
It might be far removed from Memphis, but that's not going to stop the Welsh town of Porthcawl hosting its 10th Elvis Festival.&nbs...
23 Sep 2013
Snake on a plane delays passengers
A group of passengers had to spend a night in a Sydney hotel after a snake was discovered on board their plane. The Mandarin rat s...
17 Sep 2013
Cool cats come out to sunbathe in Rio
It's a well known fact that Rio de Janeiro in Brazil is a hip place to book a holiday, but that coolness apparently even extends to...