London tube mosquito subspecies

​A special mosquito subspecies developed in the London tube surrounding – Culex pipiens molestus , and unlike their mosquito cousins, they have flair for human blood only. The London mosquitoes also don't feel any necessity to hibernate in the winter time, and spread their blood-sucking activity throughout the year. They definitely remind us of pol...
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Jamie Oliver declares bankruptcy

​The famous Naked Chef Jamie Oliver has been stripped of some of his property and was obliged to declare bankruptcy, Catchupnews learns from well-informed sources. Oliver will also have to give up on his restaurant chain, which could leave almost 1,000 people jobless. The business proved to be a bite too large for this chef.

White House staff takes lessons from fishmongers

​The White House reportedly pays an executive coaching firm to train presidential staffers to be more like fishmongers. The firm, Charthouse International Learning Corporation, as Catchupnews learns, provides a special training program called FISH, and it's inspired by fishmongers from Seattle. We sincerely hope they won't teach lessons on how to b...
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Natural deodorant recipes from past

​For all of you natural substances lovers, DIY practitioners, and weird-smelling odour users, Catchupnews presents a couple of recipes on the subject. Here's what our ancestors used in order to cover their wretched bodily scent and overall grimy looks: a mixture of ostrich eggs, turtles' shell, whale's secretion, and glandular liquids of musk deer....
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Baby storks in UK after centuries long wait

​Some things are just worth waiting for. After months of prolongated separation process between Britain and the European Union, with all the affairs and unfruitful liaisons connected to it, most of the people following the news could experience the loss of appetite and other cravings. But not the storks. They somehow felt obliged to mingle and bree...
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Born on this date: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

​The creator of world's famous detective – Sherlock Holmes, British writer Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, was born on this date in 1859. We address Catchupnews readers who possess any sort of paranormal skills and indulge in such activities, to try to contact Conan Doyle and wish him a happy birthday in person, for it is a well-known fact that Conan Doyle...
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Korean grandmas are back to school

​Rural South Korean schools are now filled with a new type of pupils – diligent and enthusiastic grandmas. The women in their sixties and seventies, who never attended school before, now have the opportunity to widen their knowledge, and gain new skills, Catchupnews reveals. The women usually get before dawn to do homework and practice penmanship, ...
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Twin paradox facts finally revealed

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​The NASA scientists may have resolved a puzzle involving identical twins and their different ageing process – the one in space should allegedly age slower than the one on Earth. In the case of astronaut Scott Kelly and his brother Mark, Scotts' telomeres were lengthened, and his cells were more youthful in space but began to deteriorate as he came...
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Rare book returned to library after more than 80 years

​A rare book was finally returned to its original place – the Donegal library in Ireland, after more than 80 years of meticulous studying. The book called The White Owl, written by AMP Smithson, was still in perfect condition, just as it was when it was borrowed in 1937, the same year it was printed. The thorough reader had no complaints on the boo...
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Police bans McDonald's milkshake in Edinburgh

​Police banned local McDonald's outlets to serve milkshake or ice-cream during Nigel Farage's campaign rally in Edinburgh, fearing that full cups could be used as missiles against the campaigners. The ban comes after several incidents involving prominent politicians and dairy drinks, most often milkshakes. As Catchupnews was told, soft drinks were ...
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