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Sock wars: Canadian PM’s footwear incurs the wrath of Shatner

Justin Trudeau brazenly wore socks depicting Star Wars favourite Chewbacca at a business forum in New York City, resulting in a tweet of disapproval from the Starship Enterprise's commanding officer

Death Wish Coffee recalls canned range over potential botulism risk

Specialist tests showed there was a "remote" chance, the company said, that its production process for the Nitro cold brew range could present a risk of clostridium botulinum, which can cause the rare illness botulism

Singapore airport worker ‘swapped hundreds of luggage tags’

Tay Boon Keh has been charged with 286 counts of causing mischief for allegedly swapping tags at Singapore Changi Airport every day for almost four months

Unusual deposit: Geneva loos blocked by €100,000 cash

Swiss media said the first blockage occurred in the vault at UBS bank in Geneva's financial district

Out of this world images of the stars showcased in photography competition

The Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year (IAPY) features the world's best extraterrestrial photography

Attention sillytonians and nickums: Forgotten words you should be using

Well you wouldn't know, because all of those words have fallen out of the English language, even though we could really do with them

$50k fine as ‘black and smelly’ water pollutes Niagara Falls

On a busy tourist weekend at the end of July, discoloured and foul-smelling water was emptied into the Niagara River - enveloping the dock for the landmark's popular Maid of the Mist tour boats

‘Hot Florida cops’ selfie prompts women to ask for arrests

After three male officers from Gainesville Police Department uploaded the picture to Facebook on Sunday, comments praising their looks are still pouring in

Babies born one day apart in same Burger King car park

Police were called to the restaurant in New Jersey at 7.24pm on Friday after reports that a woman was going into labour

‘Monster’ Whitechapel sewer fatberg could go to Museum of London

Director Sharon Ament said adding the fatberg to its collection "would raise questions about how we live today and also inspire our visitors to consider solutions to the problems of growing metropolises"

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