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Man goes out in Oldham and wakes up in Paris

Man goes out in Oldham and wakes up in Paris
28 Nov 2013

A British man has enjoyed his 15 minutes of fame after ending up in Paris following a night out in Oldham. 

Luke Harding, 19, who had enjoyed a few too many brews at his local, was heading home when he asked the taxi driver to divert to the airport after seeing an advert for cheap flights on his phone. 

The passport he was using as ID in the club allowed him to board a plane to the French capital, where he woke up the next morning in a toilet at Charles De Gaulle Airport. 

His escapades then went viral after he tweeted a picture of himself looking bemused beneath the Eiffel Tower. 

'When I woke up I initially didn't know where I was, but then I remembered a bit about being in Manchester Airport and booking the flight to Paris,' the teenager recalled. 

'It cost an arm and a leg but I don't regret it. It's a funny story to tell my mates for years to come.'ADNFCR-408-ID-801666353-ADNFCR

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