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45 Tourists Spend Night Trapped in Cable Car



THAT'S ODD September 09, 2016


45 tourists in the French alps have had to spend the night trapped in cable cars, suspended some 12,500 ft in the air. The nightmare scenario occurred on the link to the Aigle du Midi peak, one of the most panoramic areas of the ...

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6th Generation of 'Facekini' launches in China



THAT'S ODD, CHINA September 08, 2016


(Photo: China News) While the Burkini is causing controversy throughout Europe, China welcomes a new craze hitting it's beaches - the Facekini.  Receiving, conversely, far more favourable appeal - the waterproof stretchy ma...

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British Florist Surprised by ISIS Magazine Appearance



THAT'S ODD, EAST MEETS WEST September 07, 2016


A florist from Cheshire has said that it was a 'bit of a shock' to appear in a photograph in the Islamic State propaganda magazine 'Rumiyah' (Rome). Stephen Leyland apparently first learned of the photograph when he was quizzed a...

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British Teenager Earns £50,000 Naming Chinese Babies



THAT'S ODD, EAST MEETS WEST September 07, 2016


A teenager from Gloucestershire has earned nearly £50,000 from a website that she started to help name Chinese babies. According to BBC Newsbeat, Beau Jessup was on a family trip to the country, when she was asked to help p...

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British Tea Takes Off in China



THAT'S ODD, EAST MEETS WEST September 06, 2016


The British are well known to like a cuppa, but they have an old expression about 'all the tea in China.' It's a saying which hints at China's status as the natural homeland of tea, but perhaps in this context the one about 'coals...

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