ARTICLES RELATING TO BIZARRE NEWS

Robbers armed with sword try to bite rings off 90-year-old woman's fingers

2020-01-12 23:02

Eastern Cape police are searching for house robbery suspects who bit the fingers of a 90-year-old woman in Port Elizabeth to try to get her rings. One of them had a sword.

Hunt on for motorist after video shows passenger hanging on for dear life on back of bakkie

2019-11-27 21:33

Durban metro police officers have launched a manhunt for a motorist who endangered the life of a passenger who was clinging onto goods on the back of a delivery vehicle.

Old Mutual saga: FSCA urges customers to avoid cancelling policies

2019-11-21 19:52

The Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) has urged clients of financial institutions - who were outraged by the Old Mutual saga - not to cancel their funeral policies as there are risks involved.

Over 70 gravestones desecrated, arranged in cross formation at Muslim cemetery in Cape Town - report

2019-10-30 17:27

More than 70 gravestones were desecrated overnight and placed in a cross formation at the Mowbray Muslim cemetery in Cape Town, according to a report.

WATCH | Great Snakes! Pet mamba around man's neck causes stir at KZN scrapyard

2019-10-10 20:28

A man and his pet mamba, caused quite the stir at a local scrapyard in Port Shepstone.

Ugandan pop star-turned-politician escapes arrest on motorbike

2019-10-10 06:28

Local media sources report that Wine was on his way to his Independence Day concert but was "intercepted by police".

WATCH | With a 'handful of nuts, a protein bar' and snapped leg Australian hiker crawls to safety

2019-09-18 10:12

An Australian bushwalker who tumbled down a waterfall, snapping his leg in two, tells how he managed to crawl for two arduous days though scrub and forest to safety.

Woman pecked to death by pet rooster while collecting eggs

2019-09-03 15:06

A woman was reportedly killed by her pet rooster while collecting eggs from her chicken coop in her garden.

5-year-old boy miraculously survives 4-storey fall

2019-08-30 13:25

Heart-stopping CCTV footage has gone viral, showing a child falling from a high apartment building in China.

WATCH | Russian sailor's message in bottle found 50 years later in Alaska

2019-08-21 17:11

A man gathering firewood in Alaska discovered a bottle with a handwritten message inside wishing the finder "happy sailing" more than 50 years after it was dropped into the sea by a Russian sailor.

 

Dismembered 83-year-old woman found in freezer on New Year's Day in France

2020-01-03 06:18

Firefighters responding to a house fire in central France found the dismembered body of an 83-year-old woman in her freezer on New Year's Day, sources close to the investigation told AFP on Thursday.

Bizarre new trend sees people using Photoshop to create perfect knuckles

2019-11-25 15:37

A bonkers new trend for airbrushing fingers has taken off on social media, with people using photo-editing tools to create perfect, wrinkle-free knuckles.

Old Mutual apologises for delaying payout for KZN family's funeral claim

2019-11-20 21:18

Investment, savings, insurance, and banking group Old Mutual saysit deeply regrets the stress caused to the family of Sifiso Mtshali due to a delay in paying out the funeral claim.

Court hands 5-year term to mother who kept baby in car boot

2019-10-16 21:51

A French appeals court on Wednesday sentenced a woman to five years in prison for having kept her baby daughter hidden for nearly two years, mainly in the maggot-infested boot of her car.

WATCH | Naked man stops traffic as he flees from cops on busy Eastern Cape highway

2019-10-10 15:31

Eastern Cape traffic officers had their hands full when they tried to chase a naked man running on the N2 just outside Port Elizabeth. Watch.

Ain't nothing but a horndog: Elvis lookalike steals fake vagina from New Zealand sex shop

2019-09-30 15:47

A man bearing a strong resemblance to Elvis Presley has been accused of stealing a fake vagina from a New Zealand sex shop, prompting a police investigation.

SEE | 99 couples tie the knot in mass Malaysia wedding ceremony

2019-09-09 12:42

Ninety-nine couples in Malaysia said their marriage vows at a popular Chinese temple, an auspicious date signifying long-lasting happiness.

Teenager electrocuted by live wire on final day of family holiday

2019-08-30 13:29

A 17-year-old girl has died during a family holiday after suffering an electric shock allegedly caused by stepping on a bare wire.

Woman plummets from balcony after attempting extreme yoga pose

2019-08-27 14:08

A woman broke both her legs after falling from her balcony while attempting extreme yoga poses.

Customer kills French waiter in sandwich spat

2019-08-17 14:29

A waiter at restaurant near Paris was shot dead by a customer angry at having to wait for a sandwich, a source close to the case says.

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