The Malta Independent 23 September 2017, Saturday

Oddities

Watch: Reveller gets hit by a pigeon on Ferrari rollercoaster

Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 09:43 Last update: about 6 months ago

A reveller trying Europe’s fastest and tallest rollercoaster was hit by a pigeon during the 112mph ride. The thrill-seeker was left with blood on his face after being whacked by the bird as...

Man chokes to death eating doughnut in 80-second challenge

Wednesday, 5 April 2017, 07:54 Last update: about 7 months ago Associated Press

A man trying to eat a half-pound glazed doughnut in 80 seconds as part of a Denver doughnut shop's eating challenge choked to death, one of two people who died in such contests...

Restaurant refuses to serve man wearing breast cancer shirt

Tuesday, 4 April 2017, 08:06 Last update: about 7 months ago Associated Press

An Atlanta man says he was turned away from a Birmingham restaurant because of his attire — a pink T-shirt that included a simple line-drawing of a pair of breasts and the words "Breasts...

Cuban uses condoms, tropical fruit to make own brand of wine

Monday, 3 April 2017, 07:57 Last update: about 7 months ago Associated Press

The sweet smell of fermenting fruit fills the streets around the modest Havana home where Orestes Estevez and his family fill glass jugs with grapes, ginger and hibiscus, then slip...

Complaints as UK's Daily Mail focuses on legs, not policy

Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 11:51 Last update: about 7 months ago Associated Press

Britain's Daily Mail newspaper has sparked complaints with a front page photograph focusing on the legs of Prime Minister Theresa May and Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. The photo of the...

Three-year-old girl lived alone with dead mum for days

Thursday, 16 March 2017, 13:15 Last update: about 7 months ago Associated Press

Authorities in Connecticut say a 3-year-old girl was found living alone with her dead mother and with nothing to eat but cereal for several days in an apartment. Police said Wednesday the...

Watch - Royal tantrum! Boy throws fit meeting Queen Elizabeth II

Friday, 10 March 2017, 15:06 Last update: about 8 months ago Associated Press

A 2-year-old boy in England wasn't very impressed with a chance to meet Queen Elizabeth II and showed it by throwing a tantrum in front of her majesty. Little Alfie Lun was set to hand...

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