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Helicopter wedding a village hit

A groom in East China surely had his new bride feeling she was walking on air when they arrived at their wedding ceremony by helicopter on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/10 18:38:40

Chinese daredevil dies after fall from 54-story tower

A Chinese daredevil who had gained more than 1 million followers on social media for his heart-stopping selfies while scaling skyscrapers has fallen to his death, media confirmed.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/10 18:38:39

Fake restaurant becomes London's top-rated eatery

A non-existent restaurant supposedly based in a garden shed briefly became London's top eating place on travel and restaurant website TripAdvisor, who on Thursday hit back at the hoaxers.
Source: AFP | 2017/12/10 18:38:39

A boaring day at school in Japan

Two wild boars caused pandemonium at a Japanese school by charging into classes and even taking a dip in the school pool, forcing pupils to interrupt their exams.
Source: AFP | 2017/12/10 18:33:40

Virtual fur flies as 'CryptoKitties' collar blockchain

Never mind Bitcoin mania: The real online craze to get with is to breed virtual cats.
Source: AFP | 2017/12/7 19:43:40

Any bids for a shot of Tupac's penis?

Looking for a special holiday gift for a fan of rap legend Tupac Shakur? Now available to the highest bidder - a picture of his penis.
Source: AFP | 2017/12/7 19:38:40

Chinese students seek stand-in parents to rent

Recently students in China have been putting the rent in parent.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/7 19:38:40

Hundreds of pigs fly to China

A shipment of 658 pigs from France that arrived in China on Wednesday will soon be put to work - making sweet amour.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/7 19:38:39

Tea'd-off: Experts rail against Chinese herbal tea brand's claims of life-extending effects

A popular Chinese herbal tea brand touting a State-funded report they say claims that drinking their product could extend one's life by 10 percent has been criticized by medical experts for making exaggerations and false equivocations.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/7 19:33:39

First US baby born to mother with transplanted uterus

For the first time in the US, a baby has been born to a mother who received a uterus transplant, doctors announced Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/6 19:53:39

Nigerian state sees country's first 'happiness minister'

It has been ranked among the happiest places in the world despite widespread unrest, political crisis and recession. Now one Nigerian state has a minister in charge of contentment.
Source: AFP | 2017/12/6 19:48:40

Son investigated for murder after clues revealed at father's funeral

Police are investigating the death of a Shaanxi Province father after villagers attending a funeral said they noticed injuries that pointed to his physically-abusive son.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/6 19:48:40

Drug dealer calls cops after getting bogus bills

A near-sighted drug pusher who realized too late he had been scammed with bogus currency while making a deal reported it to police.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/6 19:48:39

Teens expelled for hugging, kissing

Two East China teens that were kicked out of school for "hugging and kissing" on campus may now be allowed to return after family members challenged the decision.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/6 19:48:39

First panda cub born in France named Yuan Meng

Brigitte Macron, wife of French President Emmanuel Macron, revealed the name of the panda baby, the first-ever cub born in the country, at a naming ceremony at a zoo in central France on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/5 20:03:39

Hounds escape the dog's life on India's mean streets

Velvet beds, a relaxing spa, 24-hour medical care and non-alcoholic beers imported from Belgium: the life of a pampered pooch in India would leave many humans envious.
Source: AFP | 2017/12/5 19:53:40

'Rent-a-person' apps come with safety concerns

The recent rise of apps that offer people for rent has also raised concerns among users and experts alike over their lack of supervision and other safety issues when people meet offline.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/5 19:53:40

Cheap shark meat exposes lax protection in China

An East China fish market was found to be selling shark meat at rock-bottom prices on Sunday, once again raising concerns over lax protection of shark populations in China.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/5 19:53:39