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EgyptAir magazine apologises over ‘surreal’ Drew Barrymore article

The piece was strewn with errors and dubious-sounding quotes

Beadnose’s ‘fabulous flab’ wins fattest bear competition

The annual competition is run by the state's Katmai National Park and Preserve and sees 12 of the park's chubbiest bears pitted against each other

‘Better late than never’: Overdue library book returned after 84 years

In a Facebook post, the Shreve Memorial Library in Louisiana said: "Better late than never, right? We had a patron return a book to our Main Branch yesterday that his mother checked out in 1934 when she was 11 years old

Banksy painting Girl With Red Balloon ‘self-destructs’ after £1m sale at Sotheby’s

Girl With Red Balloon was one of the star attractions at Sotheby's Contemporary Art Evening Sale in London on Friday evening

Stunned squirrel revived after driver gives CPR

The man, named only as Chris, was spotted by two police officers in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota as he crouched down at the side of the road to offer the squirrel some help

New Zealand’s bird of the year competition flooded with votes for the shag

The seabird - which is a species of cormorant - received a flood of votes, all traced to Australia, on Wednesday night, which organisers dubbed as "potentially someone's idea of a joke"

Don’t drink and fly: ‘Tipsy’ birds cause havoc and crash into windows

The Gilbert Police Department in Minnesota has received a series of strange calls about the "confused" strangers, who appeared to be "under the influence"

‘Holy grail of whisky’: Bottle of 1926 Macallan Valerio Adami sold for world record...

The bottle of 1926 Macallan Valerio Adami was bought for £848,750, including a hammer price of £700,000 and a buyer's premium of £148,750

After 50 years, New York fixes typo in bridge’s name

The Verrazzano-Narrows bridge was named after Italian explorer Giovanni da Verrazzano, the first European explorer to sail into New York Harbor in 1524

Romantic marriage proposal up US mountain goes badly wrong

Joshua Mason and Katie Davis, both from Texas, hiked up Jasper Peak in Colorado on Saturday

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