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A New Zealand woman did her best Bruce Bogtrotter impression in Auckland, eating an entire three-tier Japanese cheesecake in under five minutes.Auckland-based competitive eater and model Nela Zisser can often be found making her way through outrageous food challenges.“It’s, like, so creamy,” Zisser says in the video as she eats the cheesecake, which she bought from Uncle Tetsu’s and decorated herself.She managed to scarf down the dessert in just four minutes and 55 seconds without the help of any liquids.Zisser’s YouTube account chronicles such food feats as wolfing down 10 Burger King Whoppers in 17 minutes, devouring a 1-kg burrito in just under 100 seconds, and consuming a 2.2-pound jar of Nutella in under four minutes. Credit: Nela Zisser via Storyful
The Lebanese army are deployed in the streets of Beirut as gun fire exchanges turn the capital into a war zone a few blocks from the Justice Palace, where hundreds of black-clad protesters had gathered to demand the removal of judge Tarek Bitar, the lead investigator in the port blastView on euronews
An Asian deer's comeback from the brink of extinction marks a rare success for China's conservation efforts, which have long faced criticism for focusing on only a handful of flagship species.
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Macbeth director Yaël Farber said she knew Saoirse Ronan would “rise to the occasion” on her London stage debut. The Oscar-nominated actress, who only has one other theatre role to her name, plays Lady Macbeth at the Almeida in Islington. Farber, who cast the actress and co-star James McArdle during lockdown despite never having met them, said: “I’ve seen her on film and obviously she has an amazing intuitive instinctual capacity for portraying emotions at such depth and I felt a strong sense that when we get in the room we’d be able to work physically in the way that we need to and she would be able to rise to the occasion.”
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One person was injured after a huge fire burst out of a hydrogen peroxide factory in eastern China. Video filmed in the city of Huai'an in Jiangsu Province on October 14 shows flames and heavy smoke rising into the air. Another clip shows firefighters and fire engines arriving before attempting to extinguish the blaze. One person was injured and one has been reported missing. Rescuers were searching for the missing person and the cause of the fire is still being investigated. The video was provided by local media with permission.
A gunfight broke out during a protest in Beirut on Thursday, killing at least five people and injuring many more. Exchanges of fire involving snipers, pistols, Kalashnikovs and rocket-propelled grenades marked a dramatic and bloody escalation of tensions over the domestic probe. The protest outside the Justice Palace was called for by the powerful Hezbollah group which is demanding the removal of Judge Tarek Bitar.
Greg Wise, Tom Fletcher and Judi Love are among this year’s celebrity contestants
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A video has emerged in Ghana of a gay man being beaten by a mob and doused in animal blood, as the country's MPs prepare to vote on what critics say could be the most draconian anti-LGBTQ legislation on earth.
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