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Mum gets eye cancer diagnosis after side-lining her health to care for her leukaemia-stricken son

Mum gets eye cancer diagnosis after side-lining her health to care for her leukaemia-stricken son

A mum who neglected her own health to look after her son learned she had the cancer which led to her losing her right eye, the day before he was given the all clear after battling leukaemia. Bravely taking off her sunglasses in a moving video, urg...
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Haunted potato masher spooks owner of 1920s US home

Haunted potato masher spooks owner of 1920s US home

A woman who believes her home is a "hotbed of paranormal activity" has released astonishing video footage of a HAUNTED antique potato masher, passed down to her by her grandmother. Since moving into her 1920s house in Eastpointe, Michigan, USA, f...
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Cancer survivor opens up about mental health damage caused by illness

Cancer survivor opens up about mental health damage caused by illness

A company executive, who had a testicle removed after discovering a lump, has told candidly how cancer treatment affected his libido and self esteem - stopping him from making love on his wedding night.
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Family sell belongings to travel the world after discovering they have heritage from 32 nations

Family sell belongings to travel the world after discovering they have heritage from 32 nations

A couple who discovered from specialist ancestry DNA tests that their heritage hails from 32 different nations, have sold their belongings to fund a global pilgrimage - visiting everywhere they have roots.
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Dad in need of transplant announces he has new lungs

Dad in need of transplant announces he has new lungs

A young father who made poignant recordings for his twins to remember him by, after three false alarms waiting for new lungs, has announced in an emotional Facebook video that he has finally had lifesaving surgery.
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Man films menacing tornado close to Louisiana highway

Man films menacing tornado close to Louisiana highway

Louisiana man films a large and menacing tornado as he travels along the I-49 highway in the state.
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Santas ride on the London Eye

Santas ride on the London Eye

Father Christmas performers ride on the Coca Cola London Eye during a photo call for the Ministry of Fun Santa School.
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Music stars rally around talented cancer patient for life-saving treatment

Music stars rally around talented cancer patient for life-saving treatment

Talent-spotted by major stars, including Rita Ora, after posting his music online, a young cancer patient now hopes to raise GBP200,000 for life-saving therapy so he can pursue his dreams of stardom. Billy Clayton, 21, of Norwich, was also notice...
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Meet the body positive blogger on a mission to help men accept their bodies

Meet the body positive blogger on a mission to help men accept their bodies

An Instagram blogger who proudly shows off his belly rolls and 'man boobs', as he yo-yos between a size medium and an XXL, has declared he is on a mission to make plus-size men more body positive.
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Man survives horrific shark bite by thinking of beloved fiancee

Man survives horrific shark bite by thinking of beloved fiancee

A kickboxer who lost his right leg after a 'Jaws'-style shark attack, while spearfishing at sea, has told how thinking of his beloved fiancee kept him alive, as he nearly bled to death from his appalling injuries. Dad-of-three Glenn Dickson, 27, a...
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Man proposes to his girlfriend at Twenty One Pilot gig

Man proposes to his girlfriend at Twenty One Pilot gig

A man proposes to his girlfriend at a Twenty One Pilot gig in New York City.
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Young girl wears terrifyingly convincing Halloween costume

Young girl wears terrifyingly convincing Halloween costume

A young girl called Maya gets into the spirit of Halloween in Southbay Village, Philippines, with a terrifying costume.
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Bus gets caught in flood after ignoring barricade

Bus gets caught in flood after ignoring barricade

Police in Leander City release footage of a bus driver getting stuck on a flooded road after to raise awareness of the perils of ignoring warning barricades.
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Gateshead kitman scores wonder goal from his own half

Gateshead kitman scores wonder goal from his own half

The Gateshead kitman lit up the Durham FA Challenge Cup this week with a goal reminiscent of one of David Beckham's finest.
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Animals at London Zoo enjoy Halloween-themed treats

Animals at London Zoo enjoy Halloween-themed treats

Halloween has arrived ahead of schedule at London Zoo, where its inhabitants are enjoying some Halloween-themed pumpkin treats.
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Former Jacksonville quarterback gets Guinness World Record for longest hot dog throw

Former Jacksonville quarterback gets Guinness World Record for longest hot dog throw

Former Jaguars quarterback Mark Brunell gets the Guinness World Record for the longest throw and catch of a hot dog sausage in a bun, with a distance of 20.96 metres. Interview with Guinness World Record Adjudicator, Jack Brockbank.
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Dog rescued from ceiling viaduct

Dog rescued from ceiling viaduct

Firefighter Mark Williams was on hand for the cutest rescue of the year - helping a dog out from the ceiling. Crew from Fairfax County Fire and Rescue had to carefully cut a hole through the ceiling before lowering the pooch to safety.
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Heavy rain turns bridge into waterfall

Heavy rain turns bridge into waterfall

Heavy rain turns a bridge into a waterfall in Puglia, southern Italy.
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Cat gets confused by wet tail

Cat gets confused by wet tail

Pebbles the cat gets confused by her wet tail after her owner Kaitlyn Harrell dips it in the bath.
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Cute pup makes friends with family of bears in Kamchatka

Cute pup makes friends with family of bears in Kamchatka

A Russian laika dog made friends with an entire family of bears, which he could be seen playing with near the village of Ust-Kamchatsk in the Russian region of Kamchatka.
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16-year-old crowned Tetris world champion

16-year-old crowned Tetris world champion

16-year-old Joseph Saelee has knocked the 7-time Tetrus world champion off the top spot to claim the title as his own.
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Man lets his pet leeches suck his blood - claiming it makes him healthier

Man lets his pet leeches suck his blood - claiming it makes him healthier

A therapist who bonds with his three giant pet leeches by letting them suck his blood once a month, claims the vampire-style feeding sessions have improved his health and could even extend his lifespan.
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Mum uses baby as human dumbbell to shed the pounds

Mum uses baby as human dumbbell to shed the pounds

Lacking the childcare to visit the gym and work off her new mum tum, a Hampshire fitness fan has put a new spin on multi-tasking - after losing two stone by using her 19lb baby as a human dumbbell. The novel workouts have become a family affair, ...
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Down's Syndrome model steals the show at London Kids' Fashion Week

Down's Syndrome model steals the show at London Kids' Fashion Week

A mother who discovered her IVF baby had Down's Syndrome an hour after her birth - then being told she may never walk or talk - proudly watched her modelling at London Kids' Fashion Week. A runway star at just six years old, Roni Littman's big br...
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Paralysed woman takes first steps in 14 years thanks to GBP80,000 robot suit

Paralysed woman takes first steps in 14 years thanks to GBP80,000 robot suit

Paralysed from the waist down in her teens, by an ultra rare congenital malformation, a children's social worker has taken her first steps in 14 years, thanks to a futuristic GBP80,000 robotic suit. Caught on film in a moving video, Lucy Dodd, 34...
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Stray dog invades pitch during Georgian football match

Stray dog invades pitch during Georgian football match

A stray dog became an unexpected guest at a Georgian football game when it invaded the pitch and rolled on the ground.
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Pooch-pot! Italian startup offers cannabis for depressed pets

Pooch-pot! Italian startup offers cannabis for depressed pets

If your pet is anxious, depressed or aggressive, in Italy, you can treat it with cannabis. The Italian Start-up WeedEntity has opened a shop in Naples where dogs and cats with depression, arthritis, insomnia or chronic pain can receive treatment w...
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Driver revives squirrel he hit with car

Driver revives squirrel he hit with car

A driver revived a motionless squirrel after he hit it with his car. Police officers on patrol in Minneapolis caught the moment on tape as the man helped the squirrel after being stunned by the collision.
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Mauricio Pochettino gives assistant special birthday treatment

Mauricio Pochettino gives assistant special birthday treatment

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino gave his assistant manager a special birthday message ahead of this week's Premier League press conference.
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Firefighters rescue baby bears from bin

Firefighters rescue baby bears from bin

Firefighters in Nevada rescue three baby bears stuck in an overturned bin.
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Referee scores after penalty save and counts it as a goal

Referee scores after penalty save and counts it as a goal

A referee for an amateur league football match in Russia scores from the penalty spot and counts it as a goal for the team.
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Blogger spends years growing her record-breaking 12cm fingernails

Blogger spends years growing her record-breaking 12cm fingernails

A video blogger has revealed how she has sacrificed her two great loves - sport and travel - for the sake of the record-breaking 12 cm fingernails she calls her "babies". Always game for a laugh, Elena Shilenkova, 34, from St Petersburg, Russia, ...
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Couple re-enact moment they met as part of reminiscence therapy for Parkinson's

Couple re-enact moment they met as part of reminiscence therapy for Parkinson's

Romance has never died for one octogenarian couple, who relived the golden moment when they first met more than 50 years ago, by re-enacting scenes from the 1945 film Brief Encounter, for an audience of pensioners at their care home.
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Adorable baby elephant takes first steps

Adorable baby elephant takes first steps

Umngani, a 28-year-old elephant, has given birth to a healthy, 281-pound female calf--the biggest calf ever to be born at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. A newborn calf generally weighs 200 to 268 pounds at birth.
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Groom leaves bride at wedding to visit pet pig

Groom leaves bride at wedding to visit pet pig

Groom Lee Durnkin left his wedding day for three hours to be with his bride's love rival - 31 stone pig Parsnip.
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Teen sells lemonade on street to buy food for adopted pet

Teen sells lemonade on street to buy food for adopted pet

11-year old Arseniy from Rostov-on-Don spent his summer holiday, making money for a stray dog he found on the street. His parents allowed him to adopt the canine on the condition that he would provide for it. As the summer was hot, Arseniy decided...
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Rhino gives birth on World Rhino Day

Rhino gives birth on World Rhino Day

A black rhino gave birth to a calf at Berlin Zoo just in time to celebrate World Rhino Day. Mother Rhino Maburi welcomed a baby girl on September 22, the same day as World Rhino Day.
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Zlatan Ibrahimovic wowed by seven-year-old's US national anthem rendition

Zlatan Ibrahimovic wowed by seven-year-old's US national anthem rendition

Seven-year-old Malea Emma received special praise from LA Galaxy star Zlatan Ibrahimovic following her performance of the US national anthem ahead of Galaxy's match against Seattle in the MLS.
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Adorable baby draws Elvis comparisons with thick black hair

Adorable baby draws Elvis comparisons with thick black hair

A mother has revealed how midwives were "all shook up" when her baby girl was born with so much hair she looked like a mini Elvis. Now nicknamed after the Love Me Tender singer, little Ely Casillas has such thick, dark waves that strangers stop h...
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Baby orangutan hiccups in its sleep

Baby orangutan hiccups in its sleep

A little orangutan born at Sedgwick County Zoo hiccups in the arms of her keeper. The hiccups are one of many examples of how orangutans are similar to humans.
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Couple have double wedding - with their pet rabbits

Couple have double wedding - with their pet rabbits

Art teacher Emma Zucker and photographer Ben have tied the knot with a lavish double wedding - alongside her two rabbits, who met speed dating. Sherpa met Hal at an adoption centre as her bunny beau.
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Watch the moment a couple's baby gender reveal goes badly wrong

Watch the moment a couple's baby gender reveal goes badly wrong

A couple host a baby gender reveal party in Puerto Rico but it does not go according to plan.
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Rare eel spotted in Pacific Ocean

Rare eel spotted in Pacific Ocean

A rare gulper eel has been spotted by an expedition into the previously unseen expanded territory of Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument. Gulper eels only come into contact with deep sea fishermen, and are rarely seen by humans.
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School teacher launches appeal for surrogate after bowel cancer

School teacher launches appeal for surrogate after bowel cancer

A primary school teacher whose womb was shrivelled by radiation, has taken the unusual step of launching an online appeal for a surrogate - after treatment for bowel cancer at 29 left her unable to carry a baby.
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University caretaker treated to luxury Jamaican holiday after video goes viral

University caretaker treated to luxury Jamaican holiday after video goes viral

University of Bristol caretaker Herman Gordon and his wife Denise enjoyed a once- in-a-lifetime stay at a five-star resort in Montego Bay after students raised more than GBP1,500 so that the couple could visit Herman's home country.
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Woman caught up in street brawl now a champion cage fighter

Woman caught up in street brawl now a champion cage fighter

A marketing executive has told how witnessing a gangland street brawl led to her taking up mixed martial arts and eventually becoming a welterweight champion cage fighter.
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China's new Olympic sport: a piglet triathlon!

China's new Olympic sport: a piglet triathlon!

One farmer paid tribute to the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics by creating his own 'Olympic competition' - a piglet triathlon. The two-month-old little swines competed in a triathlon where they dived and raced across a specially-made obstacle course ...
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Annual dog swim held at Brighton lido

Annual dog swim held at Brighton lido

The annual dog swim at Saltdean Lido in Brighton marks the end of the season at the Art Deco venue. The lido invited dogs - and their owners - for the second Dog Swim Day before it closes its doors for the year.
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