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Airbnb unlists property after host reject accommodating vaccinated couple

A Victorian Airbnb host has refused to provide accommodation for a vaccinated couple, citing false claims the COVID-19 jab would pass on the virus. Airbnb has suspended a Victorian superhost, who refused to provide accommodation to a couple because they had received their first COVID-19 jab. Steve Carey and his partner had tried to book […]

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World’s largest star sapphire cluster weighing 510kg found in backyard accident

Sri Lankan authorities say the world’s largest star sapphire cluster has been found in a backyard and by accident. A gem trader said the stone was found by workmen digging a well in his home in the gem-rich Ratnapura area. Experts say the stone, which is pale blue in colour, has an estimated value of […]

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‘Lucky to be alive’: Kestrel chicks found nesting in jet plane’s exhaust rescued

A pair of kestrel chicks were ‘lucky’ to be alive after they were found nesting in a jet plane’s exhaust system. The birds had not eaten for several days when engineers spotted them in the Airbus A320 undergoing repairs in the Vale of Glamorgan. RSPCA Cymru later rescued them before they were sent to Gower […]

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Man attempting to run on water from Florida to New York rescued by US Coast Guard

A man who wanted to run on water from Florida to New York has washed up on the Floridian coast in a large hamster-wheel-like contraption. Reza Baluchi was supposed to travel 1,609 km north from Florida’s east coast for charity. However, he ended up 48km south of his starting point in St Augustine. Mr Baluchi […]

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California man who mocked Covid-19 vaccines dies of coronavirus following a month long-battle

A California man, who had previously mocked Covid-19 vaccines on social media, died following a month-long battle with the deadly virus. A member of the Hillsong megachurch, Stephen Harmon had been quite vocal in his dislike for vaccines and had made a series of jokes about not getting jabbed. Reports said Harmon was being treated […]

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Assassination of rare Mediterranean monk seal sparks uproar, Greek authorities search for killer

Greek authorities are searching for the killer of Kostis, a Mediterranean monk seal, which became the island’s symbol. Kostis was named after the fisherman who saved it after a storm in 2018. A Greek seal charity which looked after Kostis for several months as a pup thinks it was killed with a spear gun. The […]

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Covid-19 survivors tend to score lower in intelligence tests, study finds

Recovered Covid-19 patients tend to score significantly lower on an intelligence test compared to those who have not contracted the virus, new research study published in the The Lancet journal EClinicalMedicine has revealed. The findings suggest that the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19 can produce substantial reductions in cognitive ability, especially among those with more […]

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WATCH: Norway hunts for meteor that blazed through the night sky

Norwegians were left awestruck by a bright meteor that illuminated the night sky in the country’s south-east. Footage shows powerful flashes of light over Norway, followed by what witnesses described as loud bangs on Sunday. Norwegian police say they received a flurry of emergency calls but there were no reports of injuries or damage. A […]

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‘Misuse of equipment’ by several teenagers causes amusement ride to collapse in Northern Ireland

The collapse of an amusement ride in the United Kingdom which injured six people was caused by the ‘misuse of equipment’ by several teenagers, the theme parks operators have claimed. Four children were among those taken to hospital after the Star Flyer swing ride collapsed at Planet Fun in Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland on Saturday. Their […]

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United States: Couple disguise cocaine as cake with coffee toppings, get arrested

A man and woman were arrested in Maine following the discovery of cocaine disguised as a cake in their vehicle. Acting on information received, the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency stopped a vehicle on Tuesday along Interstate 295 as it entered Gardiner. A drug-sniffing K9 alerted them to the presence of illegal drugs in the vehicle, […]

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3-year-old miraculously survives after swallowing idol of Hindu deity

A 3-year-old boy who swallowed a 5 centimeter idol of lord Ganesha had a miraculous escape after immediate medical intervention in Bengaluru, India. The kid, Basava was rushed to the Manipal hospital on Old Airport Road on Friday. The boy had swallowed the idol while he was playing. He manifested pain in the upper chest […]

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Soldier’s family demands tortoise with 21 toenails and black Labrador in dowry

A police complaint was initiated against an Indian man and his family in the city of Aurangabad for reportedly demanding in dowry a tortoise with 21 toenails and a black Labrador. Police said the man is an Indian Army soldier from Nashik. He and his family are accused of deceit and criminal breach of trust. […]