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Siberian city prefers cat over mayoral candidates

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Barsik has become an anti-corruption symbol. Photo: Getty

The residents of Barnaul, Russia are getting a new mayor soon, but an informal online poll has found over 90 per cent of them would pick Barsik the Siamese cat over any of the six official candidates. Local politicians acknowledge Barsik’s popularity is probably due to the high levels of alleged corruption among human officials in the city. Read more


German church celebrates Star Wars release with special service

'May the force be with you.' 'And also with you'. Photo: AP
‘May the Force be with you.’ ‘And also with you’. Photo: AP

A Zion church in Berlin has doubled its usual crowd by offering a special Star Wars-themed service. Around 500 people attended as the main Star Wars theme was played on the church’s organ and clips from the film played on the big screen. Read more


Woman eats Christmas lunch every day for 15 years

Ms Winterham also lays out festive candles at every meal. Photo: Getty
Ms Winterham also lays out festive candles at every meal. Photo: Getty

Jayne Winterham has happily eaten roast turkey and vegetables every day since 2000. The 60-year-old says she began the habit when her children moved out of home, and can’t imagine getting sick of roasts any time soon. She has consumed over 5,475 roasts, 21,900 potatoes and 82,125 sprouts in those 15 years. Read more


61-year-old Pastor marries 19-year-old pregnant girlfriend

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The 61-year-old says he’s been interested in polygamy for most of his life. Photo: Getty

A woman living in a polygamous relationship has given her blessing for her husband to marry a 19-year-old girl. 61-year-old Thom recently “spiritually” married the teen and they are now expecting a child. Read more


Iranian painter produces works of art with no hands

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Azimi cites persistence as a key factor to his success. Photo: Twitter

Rahim Azimi lost his arms when he was 10-years-old, but that didn’t stop him from pursuing his passion. Now in his twenties, Azimi continues to paint using his feet and hopes to one day make money from his works of art. Read more

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