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The latest online craze to spread on Facebook - daring users to post video clips of a 'cold water challenge' - has claimed the life of a father in Germany.
Siberia holes mystery deepens: two new craters found
Reindeer herders have stumbled across two more giant holes in the ground in northern Russia just two weeks after discovering the first at the “end of the world” in Siberia, local newspapers have claimed.
Giant bear-hunting dogs go on sale in Northern Ireland
They can grow to a massive size - and are programmed to protect against the fiercest predators.
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The current Ebola virus outbreak spreading across West Africa is the biggest that has ever been recorded, having killed more than 670 people at the time of writing.
World Cup fans were the real winners in Brazil
It was billed as the greatest show on earth — the 2014 World Cup, which culminated with Germany's 1-0 victory over Argentina in Rio.
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