Man falls off balcony in spitting contest

Man falls off balcony in spitting contest
BERLIN (Reuters) – A 43-year-old German man was taken to hospital in critical condition after he fell off a second storey balcony during a spitting contest with his 12-year-old son, police said Friday.[Lees verder]

8,000 pieces of clothing stolen from women?
TOKYO (Reuters) – Police found more than 8,000 pieces of women’s clothing and lingerie in the home of a Japanese man who stole the items so he could sleep buried in them.[Lees verder]

Wal-Mart “realistic” toy guns trigger raid
SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Chinese quality watchdogs have seized 46 toy guns from a Wal-Mart store in Shanghai because they looked “too realistic,” state media reported on Thursday.[Lees verder]

Hirst work shows diamonds are a skull’s best friend
LONDON (Reuters) – Damien Hirst, former BritArt bad boy whose works infuriate and inspire in equal measure, did it again Friday with a diamond-encrusted platinum cast of a human skull priced at a cool 50 million pounds ($98 million).[Lees verder]

Toll-dodging truckers breach China’s Great Wall
BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s heritage bureau has launched a probe into Chinese mining companies alleged to have brought down part of the Great Wall to allow their trucks to avoid paying road tolls, state media reported on Thursday.[Lees verder]

Belgian military deployed to combat caterpillars
BRUSSELS, May 31 (Reuters) – A mini-platoon of soldiers will be deployed to the Belgian forests to tackle a plague of hairy caterpillars that are causing allergy outbreaks in humans.[Lees verder]

Man falls off balcony in spitting contest
BERLIN (Reuters) – A 43-year-old German man was taken to hospital in critical condition after he fell off a second storey balcony during a spitting contest with his 12-year-old son, police said Friday.[Lees verder]

8,000 pieces of clothing stolen from women?
TOKYO (Reuters) – Police found more than 8,000 pieces of women’s clothing and lingerie in the home of a Japanese man who stole the items so he could sleep buried in them.[Lees verder]

Wal-Mart “realistic” toy guns trigger raid
SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Chinese quality watchdogs have seized 46 toy guns from a Wal-Mart store in Shanghai because they looked “too realistic,” state media reported on Thursday.[Lees verder]

Hirst work shows diamonds are a skull’s best friend
LONDON (Reuters) – Damien Hirst, former BritArt bad boy whose works infuriate and inspire in equal measure, did it again Friday with a diamond-encrusted platinum cast of a human skull priced at a cool 50 million pounds ($98 million).[Lees verder]

Toll-dodging truckers breach China’s Great Wall
BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s heritage bureau has launched a probe into Chinese mining companies alleged to have brought down part of the Great Wall to allow their trucks to avoid paying road tolls, state media reported on Thursday.[Lees verder]

Belgian military deployed to combat caterpillars
BRUSSELS, May 31 (Reuters) – A mini-platoon of soldiers will be deployed to the Belgian forests to tackle a plague of hairy caterpillars that are causing allergy outbreaks in humans.[Lees verder]