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100-year-old message in bottle reads ‘You can pick up your trousers on Friday’

After a fisherman had discovered the bottle in his nets, researchers have managed to locate the tailoring business in Dubrovnik which sent the message to one of their regular customers, who, on this occasion, wanted his turn-ups turned down.

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Posted: Apr 8th, 2014
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Google Streetview extended to upstairs bedroom windows

camera car drivers having difficulty keeping both hands on the wheelUsers can now peer through into bedrooms or bathrooms.

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Posted: Apr 8th, 2014
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Chimp show splits art world

An exhibition of paintings by ‘Daub Ya’, a 68 year old chimpanzee, has divided art critics after it went on show in a prestigious Texas gallery.

Daub Ya (real name George) began painting pictures of fellow animals he met from his time in the World Zoo, from where he was retired in 2008. Two portraits of bear friends, ‘Pooh-Tin’ and ‘Toh-Nee’ have drawn the most attention at the show, with one critic lauding them as ‘penetratingly accurate’, whilst most critics dismissed them as ‘risible’, ‘puerile’ and ‘utter shite’.

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Posted: Apr 7th, 2014
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Fears grow for Cara Delevigne after photo blackout reaches second day

The previously ubiquitous model/actress had been front page tabloid news for 287 consecutive days before her mysterious disappearance, beating Princess Diana’s long-standing record.

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Posted: Apr 7th, 2014
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Conservatives call for more ‘welfare murders’

‘Claimants should be prepared to murder, and if their tragic multiple victims are also on benefits, then we have a win-win situation’

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Posted: Apr 5th, 2014
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