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Homage to Hemingway

Over one-hundred people participated in the annual Ernest “Papa” Hemingway Look-Alike Contest in Key West, Florida on Saturday (July 23).

Over one-hundred people participated in the annual Ernest “Papa” Hemingway Look-Alike Contest in Key West, Florida on Saturday (July 23).

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Tightrope Walking Tournament in China

The 3rd International Highline Tightrope Walking Tournament was held on Saturday in Xianju County of east China’s Zhejiang Province. Sixteen world

The 3rd International Highline Tightrope Walking Tournament was held on Saturday in Xianju County of east China’s Zhejiang Province. Sixteen world

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Spain takes Miss World crown

Spain has won this year’s Miss World beauty contest which took place in the Chinese city of Sanya on Saturday. Mireia Lalaguna Royo’s victory was

Spain has won this year’s Miss World beauty contest which took place in the Chinese city of Sanya on Saturday. Mireia Lalaguna Royo’s victory was

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Spain takes Miss World crown

Spain has won this year’s Miss World beauty contest which took place in the Chinese city of Sanya on Saturday. Mireia Lalaguna Royo’s victory was

Spain has won this year’s Miss World beauty contest which took place in the Chinese city of Sanya on Saturday. Mireia Lalaguna Royo’s victory was

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Runners compete in vertical race in Shanghai

Shanghai’s 57-storey International Finance Center was the unlikely location for a race that brought together runners from across the globe

Shanghai’s 57-storey International Finance Center was the unlikely location for a race that brought together runners from across the globe

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International landscape photo contest 2015 winners announced

More than 2,600 entrants submitted entries to the International Landscape Photographer of the Year competition. Organisers say the best 101 images

More than 2,600 entrants submitted entries to the International Landscape Photographer of the Year competition. Organisers say the best 101 images

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World Tango Festival and Championship kicks off in Buenos Aires

Salon tango dancers from around the world showed off their skills in Buenos Aires on Tuesday (August 18) as part of the World Tango Festival and

Salon tango dancers from around the world showed off their skills in Buenos Aires on Tuesday (August 18) as part of the World Tango Festival and

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Germany wins the 14th European Championship of Forestry Skills

Students from different European forestry and agricultural colleges gathered in Luua, Estonia, from May 20-24, to take part in the 14th European

Students from different European forestry and agricultural colleges gathered in Luua, Estonia, from May 20-24, to take part in the 14th European

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Miss South Africa is crowned Miss World 2014

Twenty-two year-old Rolene Strauss from South Africa has won this year’s Miss World title. There were the usual tears of joy and surprise as the

Twenty-two year-old Rolene Strauss from South Africa has won this year’s Miss World title. There were the usual tears of joy and surprise as the

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Iowa Bulldog Beauty Contest

Fifty bulldogs and and their owners went back to school on Monday. The canines and their human companions travelled to the campus of Drake University

Fifty bulldogs and and their owners went back to school on Monday. The canines and their human companions travelled to the campus of Drake University

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Dusseldorf kickstarts Judo Grand Prix season

The first Judo Grand Prix of the year got underway in Dusseldorf, Germany on Friday. Russia’s Natalia Kuziutina was in top form as she won the

The first Judo Grand Prix of the year got underway in Dusseldorf, Germany on Friday. Russia’s Natalia Kuziutina was in top form as she won the

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Car jumping competition in Sussex

Competitors gathered for the the 2013 Car Jumping title, convincing the judges at West Sussex in southern England thanks to a combination of flight and flair.

Competitors gathered for the the 2013 Car Jumping title, convincing the judges at West Sussex in southern England thanks to a combination of flight and flair.

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European Freestyle Football Championships

The first European Freestyle Football Championship has taken place in Budapest. Men and women competed for a chance to show off their skills at the

The first European Freestyle Football Championship has taken place in Budapest. Men and women competed for a chance to show off their skills at the

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French tram driver rules Europe

The European Tram Drivers Championships took place in Budapest over the weekend attracting drivers from 17 cities. After a series of delicate tasks

The European Tram Drivers Championships took place in Budapest over the weekend attracting drivers from 17 cities. After a series of delicate tasks

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Thailand: beauty queens battle

Twenty five transgender beauty queens battled it out on stage in the 9th Miss International Queen in Thailand. The annual pageant is held in the

Twenty five transgender beauty queens battled it out on stage in the 9th Miss International Queen in Thailand. The annual pageant is held in the

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Russian claims Cliff Diving World Series

Russian Artem Silchenko held off the challenge from three-time winner Gary Hunt to win the 2013 Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series on Saturday. The

Russian Artem Silchenko held off the challenge from three-time winner Gary Hunt to win the 2013 Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series on Saturday. The

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California wine region finds new fame with giant pumpkins

Napa Valley in the US state of California has always been fertile land for growing its famous grapes used for wine-making. But an altogether larger

Napa Valley in the US state of California has always been fertile land for growing its famous grapes used for wine-making. But an altogether larger

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Surf's up in Germany

Munich hosts the 3rd European Championships in Stationary Wave Riding where athletes compete in a large pool equipped with powerful pumps to create

Munich hosts the 3rd European Championships in Stationary Wave Riding where athletes compete in a large pool equipped with powerful pumps to create

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Boeing 737 plane-pulling competition in China

An aircraft-pulling doubles competition was held at Zhengzhou Airport in Henan Province, part of the 2013 World Strongman Champions League

An aircraft-pulling doubles competition was held at Zhengzhou Airport in Henan Province, part of the 2013 World Strongman Champions League

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Russian beauty contest held to increase awareness of disabilities

As with any beauty pageant contestants vying for the title ‘Miss Independence’ wanted to look their best. But as the make-up artists did their

As with any beauty pageant contestants vying for the title ‘Miss Independence’ wanted to look their best. But as the make-up artists did their

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Eurovision: Who made it through the first semi-final?

The countdown to the final of a musical extravaganza has begun with Tuesday night seeing the first of two semi-finals to decide who will ultimately

The countdown to the final of a musical extravaganza has begun with Tuesday night seeing the first of two semi-finals to decide who will ultimately

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Age no limit in Brazil

Brazilian women prove it’s never too late to be a beauty queen. This year’s youngest contestant was 60, the oldest 87.

Brazilian women prove it’s never too late to be a beauty queen. This year’s youngest contestant was 60, the oldest 87.

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Eurovision: Songs, Scandals and Sequins

This year Sweden is hosting the Eurovision Song Contest. It’s the biggest one in the world: 39 countries are participating and the final is expected

This year Sweden is hosting the Eurovision Song Contest. It’s the biggest one in the world: 39 countries are participating and the final is expected

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Miss Russia pageant hit by scandal

This year’s Miss Russia beauty competition has ended successfully, despite a series of scandals which overshadowed proceedings. The discovery of

This year’s Miss Russia beauty competition has ended successfully, despite a series of scandals which overshadowed proceedings. The discovery of

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Estonia: angling for the big one

About 8,000 ice anglers braved the cold in the hope of catching the biggest fish and taking home the 50,000 euro prize. The ice-covered Viljandi Lake

About 8,000 ice anglers braved the cold in the hope of catching the biggest fish and taking home the 50,000 euro prize. The ice-covered Viljandi Lake