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105-year-old French cyclist breaks own record

Robert Marchand, a 105-year-old French cyclist , has beaten his own hour record on the opened  track. Marchand rode 22.547 kilometers at the Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines velodrome outside Paris, setting a record

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19-year-old undergraduate sends New Year message to friend, commits suicide

While the world was jubilating over the coming of the New Year, the Mafoluku area of Oshodi in Lagos state found nothing to rejoice over as a teenage student committed

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Woman in court for injuring neighour’s genitals over N100

A woman was on Thursday brought before the Surulere Chief Magistrates’ Court for inflicting injuries on a neighour’s genitals over N100 debt. Bukky Babalola, 38, reportedly committed the offence at

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Scissors removed from man’s stomach 18 years after surgery

A Vietnamese man has had scissors removed from his abdomen which were left behind during surgery 18 years ago, after reporting a stomachache that was nearly two decades in the

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Coach misses game to get married

…Assistant also absent because he is best man Darlington boss Martin Gray missed his side’s game at Halifax on New Year’s Day – because he was getting married. His assistant

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Man kills self, ex-wife, others at New Year party

A gunman stormed a house party and killed at least 11 people and himself during New Year celebrations in the southeastern Brazilian city of Campinas late on Saturday. Police in

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Police officer commits suicide in Benin

An Assistant Commissioner of Police has taken his own life in Benin, Edo state. Christopher Osakue reportedly shot himself in the head with his service pistol in his home on

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16-year-old kills mum with knife, hammer

A 16-year-old boy in Japan was arrested Saturday after he confessed to killing his mother by repeatedly striking her head with a hammer and stabbing her several times, police said.

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Man loses job for telling children Santa Claus doesnt exist

Maybe, facing the combined power of Disney and Christmas, orchestra conductor Giacomo Loprieno should have just let it go. At the end of a musical adaptation of the children’s movie

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Boy, parents conspire to kill neighour over N27000

The Imo State Police Command has detained a family in its homicide section for allegedly conspiring to stab a neighour to death. Chukwudi Ohanesim, 15, his parents, Kelechi and Emilian

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