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Do dogs really look like their owners? They do in this project by Swiss photographer Sebastian Magnani – he has spliced together portraits of the owners with their four-legged friends in a series called Underdogs See the full gallery here: http://bit.ly/18imMJu Photograph: Sebastian Magnani /Rex Features

Dolphin ‘dies after China tourist abuse’: Tourists who posed for photos rather than save stricken mammal condemned

A dolphin died in China after being lifted out of the water by tourists who posed for photographs rather than help the stricken mammal.<p>The dolphin …

Anti-social mapping app ‘Hell Is Other People’ helps you avoid your friends

One of the big problems with having friends is their insistence on keeping in touch and occasionally hanging out in actual real life.<p>Even worse is …

Hello, 999? A prostitute I’ve called for sex is ugly

A peeved punter was so upset when the prostitute he ordered did not match his expectations, he rang 999 to complain to police.<p>The shameless customer …

Man proposes with ring poking out of a chicken burger

<b>Romantic proposals can take many forms. Some people grow up dreaming of an offer of marriage involving champagne, roses and the Eiffel Tower.</b><p>Others …

Black hole bonanza in 'next door' Andromeda galaxy: http://bit.ly/14AnX3r Black holes contain the keys to a deeper understanding of the universe. Twenty-six new black hole candidates have been discovered in the neighbouring Andromeda galaxy. According to the astronomers involved, these could be just the tip of the iceberg Photograph: Dimitar Todorov/Alamy

Daily chart: When Hurricane Sandy inundated Manhattan last autumn, the flooding corresponded almost perfectly to land reclaimed since the 17th century. Today's interactive chart shows how far the water spread. You can move the slider to reveal storm-surge areas in lower Manhattan. View and interact with the chart via our website: http://econ.st/13LoRHH

Eyeball-licking: The new craze in Japan making teenagers ill

A bizarre new craze has sprung up in Japan where teenagers have begun licking their partner’s eyeballs as a sign of affection.<p>The practice, known as …

Pave and Upstart, two American start-ups, have developed offerings that are a mix of LinkedIn, a social network for businesspeople, and Kickstarter, a crowdfunding site that lets folk invest in new products. Candidates post profiles of themselves and describe what they intend to do with the money they are after. Potential investors, who also post profiles, offer cash to individuals who catch their eye http://econ.st/17KaHwm

Portrait of Lincoln, A Hyper-Realistic Bust of Abraham Lincoln by Kazuhiro Tsuji

Hollywood special effects artist Kazuhiro Tsuji has made “Portrait of Lincoln,” a hyper-realistic bust of the Great Emancipator, Abraham Lincoln. It …

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Pregnant wife died after trainee surgeons removed ovary instead of appendix

A pregnant mother of two miscarried and then died on the operating table after two unsupervised trainee surgeons removed one of her ovaries instead …

Should the government know less than Google?

LET'S get the most contentious point out of the way first: Edward Snowden made the right call to make public the extent of the National Security …

Mums and dads admit they have a favourite child – while Holly Willoughby is a role model to parents

Don’t let children read this but 34 per cent of mothers and 28 per cent of fathers have admitted to preferring one of their kids over the others.<p>And …

Bank clerk falls asleep on keyboard and accidentally transfers £189million to customer

A bank clerk who fell asleep on his keyboard accidentally transferred €222,222,222.22 (£189million) to one very lucky customer.<p>The tired bank worker …

Owner selling clapped-out dirty old car in rather honest eBay listing

One less-than-careful owner is selling his very-used car. And if honesty really is the best policy, he could be quids-in.<p>The vehicle advertised on …

Julia Gillard's 'small breasts' served up on Liberal party dinner menu

A Liberal National Party fundraiser menu which served up Julia Gillard quail with “small breasts, huge thighs and a big red box” has been labelled …

Though the public love LS Lowry's 'matchstick men', his standing in the art world has been in decline since his death in 1976. But a new exhibition at Tate Britain, curated by two unlikely champions of Lowry, reconsiders the painter's place in history and suggests that his mills and smoking chimneys are more than portraits of a bygone world http://bit.ly/11JWpDe

Government shocks with latest drink-driving campaign advert #PubLooShocker

The latest campaign to discourage drink-driving certainly seems to be having the desired effect, with many left shocked by a brutal new advert.<p>The …

Stabbing: a moment of madness The voices in Sean Clifton's head told him to seek out 'the prettiest girl in the mall' and stab her. Julie Bouvier was that girl. In a unique film, they each tell their side of the story http://bit.ly/17upDyF Photographs: Geoff George; Michel Huneault

Have women really made great strides since the suffragettes? With women's rights it's still one step forward and quite a few back – but it still behooves us to acknowledge that we've come a long way http://bit.ly/18bJy6e Photograph: Alamy

Stockholm train drivers wear skirts to get around shorts ban

Male train drivers in Stockholm were told they could not wear shorts in the summer – so they decided to dress in skirts instead in order to get …