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Couple sues after ‘farting dog’ ruins flight

A couple has sued an airline over a farting dog that they claim ruined their long-haul flight due its prolific flatulence. Gill and Warren Press are demanding a refund after their 13-hour flight was blighted by a “parping pooch”, said the Daily Star. Singapore Airlines is now “facing off” with the couple, who claim the dog was farting liberally. A Singapore Airlines spokesperson said it “endeavours to notify customers who may be seated next to an assistance dog prior to boarding the flight”.

Has Loch Ness monster been spotted?

A disputed sighting of the Loch Ness monster could become the eighth time the “mythical beast” has allegedly been seen this year, said The Telegraph. Eoin O’Faodhagain, a “veteran Nessie sleuth”, believes he has seen the creature while watching remotely. He insists the disturbance he spotted on the surface of the loch could only be caused by Nessie and not sturgeon, otters or eels. “I won the lottery with this video clip,” he said.

Star Wars model to sell for hundreds of thousands

A long-lost model of an X-Wing Fighter that was used in the original “Star Wars” movie has been put up for auction. Bids are starting at $400,000 (£320,000) for the 20-inch model that was discovered in the collection of model-maker Greg Jein. Visual effects expert Gene Kozicki told The Hollywood Reporter that the model was regarded as a “white whale” because no one knew where it was. Heritage Auctions said it is the “pinnacle” of “Star Wars” artefacts to “ever reach the market”.

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