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'Hey Trump, feminists are watching you,' Chinese activist warns the president-elect



THAT'S ODD, CHINA December 15, 2016


Trump in Trouble Again (Pic: Zheng Churan) One of China's most prominent women's rights activists has written a letter warning US President-elect Donald Trump against "sexist behaviour". Zheng Churan says "feminists around the w...

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Drunks help monks to a record profit



THAT'S ODD, BUSINESS, FOOD, CULTURE December 14, 2016


The benedictine monks who make a fortified wine long associated with violent crime in Scotland have made a record profit of £8.8 million. Buckfast, a 15 per cent ABV “tonic wine” that contains more caffeine than...

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Above and beyond to reunite friends at Christmas



THAT'S ODD, UK, CULTURE December 13, 2016


Complaining about the Post Office is a national past time in the UK, but one couple who received a Christmas card from a long-lost friend have helped restore a little of the public’s faith - and a lot of of goodwill. Antony...

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I’m Dreaming of a Warm Christmas



THAT'S ODD, UK December 13, 2016


Sunshine rather than snow, looks likely for Christmas Day. Photo credit: Pixabay Every year, as predictably as the arrival of a Boxing Day hangover, the media run a story about the prospects of a white Christmas. Well, according ...

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Not all marriages are equal



THAT'S ODD, UK, CULTURE December 08, 2016


Humanist wedding couples in England and Wales have to go to a register office too. Photo: Pixabay Actor Stephen Fry has released a video this week with the British Humanist Association, which explains a little more about what a h...

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