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A Brazilian man who earns money selling space on his body for tattoo ads seeks a customer for his forehead.
A badger survives being wedged in the grille of a car after a collision on a Norwegian motorway.
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Austrian MPS fight a law allowing people to take legal action against noisy children for causing a nuisance.
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