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Unclothed man displays more than art in Moscow gallery stroll: RIA

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A man stripped down to skimpy underwear and took a stroll through Moscow's State Tretyakov Gallery on Wednesday evening in what it called an "unsanctioned performance," the RIA news agency reported. Learn More


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Hip hop best bet for a cheese that will please: Swiss study

BURGDORF, Switzerland (Reuters) - Exposing cheese to round-the-clock music could give it more flavor and hip hop might be better than Mozart, Swiss researchers said on Thursday. More »


Hit by an arrow, mobile phone dies saving Australian man

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - An Australian man had a lucky escape while confronting a man armed with a bow outside his home, as a loosed arrow pierced the mobile telephone he was holding to take a photograph of the incident, Australian police said on Thursday. More »


Lion on the lam locked-up in South African jail

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - A young lion captured after being on the run for almost a month spent the night in a South African police cell before being moved back to its national park home. More »


Painting sow Pigcasso hogs the limelight at South Africa farm

FRANSCHHOEK, South Africa (Reuters) - Step aside Francis Bacon. More »


German yachtsman inflates trousers to survive 3 hours in sea

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Knocked overboard in rough seas off New Zealand, a German yachtsman credited his jeans with saving his life after fashioning them into a make-shift life jacket that kept him afloat for over three hours before his rescue by coastguards. More »


Mooing, no booing for roller-skating Spanish farmer with a dream

LLANUCES, Spain (Reuters) - After tending to his cows all day, Pablo Pato swept the hay off the floor and transformed, almost Cinderella-like, into a freestyle roller skater without leaving the cowshed in the remote mountain village of Llanuces in northern Spain. More »


UK town battens down the hatches for crazy 'royal' football game

LONDON (Reuters) - Hundreds of people descended on the town of Ashbourne in central England on Tuesday to play a traditional football game in which the rules are hazy and the goals three miles apart. More »


Kenyans charged with imitating president to con businessmen

NAIROBI (Reuters) - A Kenyan court charged seven men on Wednesday for impersonating President Uhuru Kenyatta and swindling a prominent businessman out of 10 million shillings ($100,000) in yet another high-profile corruption case. More »


Fake Kim goes as real Kim comes: Vietnam expels Kim Jong Un lookalike

HANOI (Reuters) - An Australian comedian who impersonates North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said on Monday authorities were deporting him from Vietnam, some 24 hours before the real Kim was due to arrive for a summit with U.S. President Donald Trump. More »


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