Record high visitor numbers for spa advertising gluten-free air

Bad Rabenwalde, Germany (dpo) - The owners of the spa resort in question are swamped with bookings. The mention of “gluten-free air” in an advertising leaflet resulted in visitors swarming to rural German spa resort of Bad Rabenwalde.
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Vets save life of mayfly in 23-hour emergency operation

Bamberg (dpo) – In the close shave of the week, a team of experts at Bamberg veterinary hospital managed to save the life of a mayfly in an emergency operation lasting 23 hours. The animal was diagnosed with a severe congenital heart defect upon hatching. This diagnosis necessitated the emergency surgical procedure, otherwise the fly would probably only have survived for one day.
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Meat industry launches world’s first pork and beef smoothie

Cologne (dpo) - Finally, there is a trendy new drink for keen carnivores and vegophobes! A butchers’ cooperative has come together to produce the first pork and beef smoothie. The smoothie is due be in mass production from June and will then be available in numerous supermarkets.
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The value of x to be fixed at 5 once and for all

Bonn (dpo) - This news is guaranteed to delight maths grouches all over the world! Determining the value of x is the goal in countless mathematical problems and now the world-renowned Max Planck Institute for Mathematics has finally fixed it at 5 exactly.
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Fool advertises for sports company Adidas for free

St. Helens, Oregon (dpo) - How stupid can you be? Logan Anderson (19) from St. Helens, Oregon, regularly wears a T-shirt showing the logo and name of German sportswear company Adidas. Despite this, he has never received a single penny from the company.
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Parents forget own child's name due to lack of tattoo

Hameln, Germany (dpo) - Sandra and Peter Wegner, both 35, are in despair. They had given their child a simple, popular name but today, to their horror, they found that it eluded them. Unlike other new parents, they had never had it tattooed onto their bodies in ornate letters. Unfortunately, their child’s birthday has also escaped their memory, since this information is not stated anywhere on their bodies, either.
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Darn it! Thai boys disappear back into cave in search of forgotten ball

Chiang Rai (dpo) - How annoying! Thai boys’ football team the Wild Boars had only just been rescued by an international team of aid workers when the whole team descended back into Tham Luang cave. All because one of the boys realised that they had left their ball behind. Now they are trapped again.
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