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A bunch of bananas pose in this file photo. Source: Facebook

Unusual tradition in Scottish town sees bananas ‘banned’ for one day

Banana fans at a Scottish seaside town will have to wait a whole day before their favorite yellow fruit is permitted to be eaten again, in honor of a strange superstition during the annual boat festival. Located in Aberdeenshire, the town of Portsoy has played host to the Scottish Traditional Boat Festival each year since […]

December 29, 2016 United Kingdom
A hairdresser at work in this unrelated file photo. Source: Facebook

British woman, unhappy with haircut, reports the fact to police

So you head down to the salon and pay up big for a trim – but you’re not happy with the end result. What’cha gonna do? In the case of one lady from the UK, the answer is quite simple – phone the cops! As reported by local media, one upset […]

December 29, 2016 United Kingdom
A selection of chips in a grocery store. Source: Facebook

UK supermarket admits Ramadan bacon chips promo was ‘not ideal’

A Tesco store in the city has been called out for an unlikely promotional offer to celebrate Ramadan – bacon-flavored Pringles. The Liverpool Street store received a lot of attention on social media with users making fun of the fact that the bacon snacks were placed in a promotional section […]

December 28, 2016 United Kingdom
Ms Bradley poses with Pepper after adopting her. Source: Facebook

British tourist saved from attack by stray dog, later returns to Greece and adopts him

A 25-year old British tourist on holiday in Greece has made headlines after a remarkable tale involving an scary encounter that could have left her seriously injured – or worse. Georgia Bradley, a British university student who was holidaying on the idyllic Greek island of Crete with her boyfriend, told […]

December 23, 2016 United Kingdom