The Malta Independent 13 November 2018, Tuesday

Oddities

Couple who met in supermarket marry amid veggies in aisle 13

Saturday, 7 April 2018, 07:16 Last update: about 8 months ago Associated Press

Attention all shoppers: wedding in aisle 13. A couple who met at a supermarket have tied the knot there with canned carrots and peas among their wedding guests. The Valley News Dispatch...

Wedding dress returned 32 years after dry cleaner mix-up

Tuesday, 13 February 2018, 14:15 Last update: about 10 months ago Associated Press

An Ohio woman had given up hope of seeing her wedding dress again after a dry cleaner mix-up three decades ago until her daughter's friend saw photos of the dress on Facebook. Michelle Havrilla...

14 worms pulled from woman's eye after rare infection

Tuesday, 13 February 2018, 08:02 Last update: about 10 months ago Associated Press

An Oregon woman who had worms coming out of her eye is being called the first known human case of a parasitic infection spread by flies. Fourteen tiny worms were removed from the left eye of the...

Watch: Man lifts heavy Labrador to enter shop in Sliema

Tuesday, 16 January 2018, 16:03 Last update: about 11 months ago

A man lifted a heavy Labrador over his shoulders to enter a shop where pets are not allowed to roam, not even on a leash – and someone filmed his feat and posted it on Facebook. The dog,...

Remember the Last Supper controversy? Now it’s a sausage roll

Friday, 17 November 2017, 15:57 Last update: about 13 months ago

Not so long ago, controversy erupted in Malta over the use of a picture of Jesus’ Last Supper to advertise burgers and pizzas. Now a similar storm has erupted in the UK over the use of a sausage...

Former monk sues cosmetics giant over anti-aging formula

Thursday, 31 August 2017, 08:16 Last update: about 2 years ago Associated Press

A former Roman Catholic monk has filed a federal lawsuit against cosmetics giant L'Oreal, accusing the company of stealing patented technology in an anti-aging wrinkle cream that his charity was...

Man drives himself to hospital with nail in his heart

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 07:10 Last update: about 2 years ago Associated Press

A Wisconsin man who doctors say came perilously close to death after accidentally shooting a nail into his heart while working on his house calmly drove himself to the hospital and even parked his...

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