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Watch: Goal kick strikes flying seagull

This is the hilarious moment a keeper’s goal kick went astray after it was deflected - by a seagull.

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Pig walks on front trotters after being born with no back legs

An adorable miniature pig born with no hind legs has learned how to walk on its front trotters - and now has a tiny WHEELCHAIR to get around.

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Halloween treats for safari park animals

Safari park bosses are marking Halloween with some season treats for animals.

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Video - Offbeat: Thief falls on his backside as he steals motorbike

Police are on the hunt for a hapless thief who fell on his backside while trying to steal a motorbike.

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Video - Offbeat: Eight-month-old gorilla meets 36-year-old female at zoo

The infant, who has been raised behind-the-scenes since birth, took the huge step in meeting the Zoo’s 36-year-old female, Romina, while her keepers watched on.

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eBay ‘upside down’ fivers selling for silly money after ex-sailor’s prank

eBay ‘upside down’ fivers selling for silly money after ex-sailor’s prank

Online auction site eBay is being flooded with listings for ‘upside down’ five pound notes - with some attracting bids of thousands of pounds.

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Video - Offbeat: Illegal James Bond covers are being used across Britain

Thousands of drivers on Britain’s roads are using James Bond-style number plate covers to illegally avoid cameras, it is claimed.

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Video - Offbeat: Former pop star beats potato phobia by smashing spud into fan’s face

Former pop star Brian Harvey has tackled his bizarre phobia of potatoes by smashing a spud into a fan’s face in a hilarious Youtube sketch.

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Video - Offbeat: Company launches selfie stick for dogs

The ultimate in pet pampering has arrived in the form of a selfie stick for your dog.

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WATCH: Is this the cutest bulldog ever?

This adorable bulldog has won the hearts of millions as he tries desperately not to sneeze - when a lizard crawls on his nose!.
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Offbeat - video: Mums praised after stopping drink driver

CTV footage shows a group of concerned women taking action when they suspected a man was trying to drive a vehicle when it appeared he was “unfit” to do so.

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Offbeat - video: Pub boss is so tall punters can’t see his face when her serves

A towering pub boss believed to be Britain’s tallest bar manager is giving customers neck-ache at a local boozer - because they can’t see his face when he serves them.

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Offbeat - Video: Wolf-whistling parrot reunited after 35 mile journey

Blue Indian Ringneck parrot Bertie escaped from a bathroom window last Tuesday sparking panic in the Saw household who ran down the road armed with the toilet roll, his girlfriend.

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Offbeat - video: Toddler plays with toys after kidney transplant

A toddler suffering severe kidney problems has received a life-saving transplant from his 59-year-old grandmother in one of the UK’s largest age-gap donations.

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Is this the most convincing picture of the Loch Ness monster ever taken?

A whisky warehouse worker has taken a picture of what could be one of the most convincing Loch Ness Monster sightings to date.

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Video: Offbeat - Celebrities including Boycie from Only Fools and Horses and rapper Coolio help man propose

A man has convinced a medley of famous faces to feature in a secret proposal video for his girlfriend.

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Video - Offbeat: Staff at West Midland Safari Park are celebrating the birth of two Rothschild’s giraffes

This is the extraordinary moment a rare baby giraffe was filmed being born – before struggling to its feet with the help of its proud mother.

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Video - Offbeat: Taxpayer-funded arts festival funds bonkers ‘theatre performance’

Austrian duo Alex Bailey and Krõõt Juurak are the artists behind Performances For Pets, a project which provides theatrical entertainment to pets of the world.

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WATCH: Singing Dentist from Hampshire goes viral after rendition of 90s classic

WATCH: Singing Dentist from Hampshire goes viral after rendition of 90s classic

A video of a dentist performing classic hits to raise awareness of dental hygiene has gone viral after being posted on social media.

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Punk rock sisters ‘emotionally scarred’ after buckets of fake blood were thrown at them during topless Sussex gig

Police are investigating after a punk rock duo who preach about female empowerment had fake blood thrown on them during a gig in Sussex.

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