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By The Way 17 Sep 2012

Fifty Shades of Grey tops books left behind Books from the Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy have been the ones most left behind in Travelodge hotels, the chain has revealed. It seems the…

Robot dishes out noodles in China

A new noodle restaurant in China has hit the headlines by employing a noodle-making robot. According to Orange News, the restaurant in northeastern city of Jilin has been able to boost its…

Restaurant makes seven-cow kebab

Feeling a bit peckish after a night in the pub? Well a restaurant in Turkey has the perfect solution - a one-tonne, seven-cow doner kebab! The monstrous meat masterpiece stands two and a…

Best Western launches beer rooms

A new Best Western hotel in Germany is offering guests the chance to take their boozing habits to new heights, with special 'beer rooms'. The Best Western Plus Bierkulturhotel Schwanen, in…

Dull and Boring to join forces

The Scottish village of Dull is hoping to forge links with a US town called Boring. According to Orange News, the partnership came about after a Dull resident visited Boring, Oregon, on a…

Kazakhstan says thank you to Borat

Kazakhstan has finally thanked British comedian Sacha Baron Cohen for creating his Borat character, after admitting that the spoof Kazakh has boosted tourism. Authorities in the Central…

Jet fuel prices hiked

Oil companies yesterday hiked jet fuel prices for the second time this month, raising rates by a steep 2% with effect from midnight yesterday. "The price of aviation turbine fuel (ATF) or…

Men delivering babies?

Men in this Rajasthan district can deliver babies. Surprised? This is the claim of a health centre, IANS reported.The local health department has unearthed a scam at Gogunda Community Health…

Restaurant bans kids

A US restaurant has banned children under the age of six for being too noisy. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported that McDain's restaurant recently sent an email to regular customers to…

Man loves rubbish holidays

A former dustbin man is obsessed with taking holidays which are, quite literally rubbish. Orange News reported that Steve Jones from the UK travels across Europe trying to find local waste…

Beggar dies rich

Police in the city of Ajmer discovered that a beggar, whose body they found, had INR 2 lakhs in his pockets."He was about 60 years of age and had torn clothes and a shabby bag with him.…

World’s tallest statue

The Indian state of Gujarat has invited global tenders to help build the world's tallest statue - a 182-metre memorial to an independence hero that will cost US$300 million.The towering…
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