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World's longest pizza created in Naples measuring 1.8 km

The world’s longest pizza has been made in Naples and is a staggering 1.8 kilometres long. It was kneaded and baked in six hours and eleven minutes

The world’s longest pizza has been made in Naples and is a staggering 1.8 kilometres long. It was kneaded and baked in six hours and eleven minutes

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Eight hours of planking for a new world record

The Chinese policeman Mao Weidong has set a new Guinness World Record by planking for over eight hours, beating the previous international world

The Chinese policeman Mao Weidong has set a new Guinness World Record by planking for over eight hours, beating the previous international world

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Australia: Santa surfers!

A group of 320 surfers in Sydney, all dressed up in Santa costumes, set a new Guinness World Record for the largest surf lesson.

A group of 320 surfers in Sydney, all dressed up in Santa costumes, set a new Guinness World Record for the largest surf lesson.

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Ball-catching dog among the newest world records

The latest edition of the Guinness World Records is launched with Linsey Lindberg, holder of a global title for the most telephone directories torn

The latest edition of the Guinness World Records is launched with Linsey Lindberg, holder of a global title for the most telephone directories torn

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Hong Kong giant panda Jia Jia becomes oldest ever

Giant panda Jia Jia celebrates her 37-year-old birthday at the Hong Kong Ocean Park. Jia Jia, the oldest giant panda living in captivity, set a

Giant panda Jia Jia celebrates her 37-year-old birthday at the Hong Kong Ocean Park. Jia Jia, the oldest giant panda living in captivity, set a

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Zumba fever as Manila breaks world record

It’s officially the largest Zumba class ever held in a single venue. A suburb of Manila, the capital of the Philippines, now holds the Guinness World

It’s officially the largest Zumba class ever held in a single venue. A suburb of Manila, the capital of the Philippines, now holds the Guinness World

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World's largest and oldest crocodile celebrates 112th birthday

Cassius, the world’s largest and oldest crocodile, celebrated his 112th birthday at his retirement home on idyllic Green Island, a Great Barrier Reef

Cassius, the world’s largest and oldest crocodile, celebrated his 112th birthday at his retirement home on idyllic Green Island, a Great Barrier Reef

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Honduras sets new world record for largest human Christmas tree

Honduras set a new Guinness World Record for the largest human Christmas tree on Monday (December 1). Nearly three thousand people gathered outside

Honduras set a new Guinness World Record for the largest human Christmas tree on Monday (December 1). Nearly three thousand people gathered outside

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Guinness World Records celebrates 60th birthday

Thursday November 13 marked Guinness World Record day and the 60th anniversary of Guinness World Records by bringing together the world’s tallest man

Thursday November 13 marked Guinness World Record day and the 60th anniversary of Guinness World Records by bringing together the world’s tallest man

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Bloodhound SSC team start desert tests

The Bloodhound SSC team has begun testing in the South African desert in preparation for the car’s first attempt at the world land speed record in

The Bloodhound SSC team has begun testing in the South African desert in preparation for the car’s first attempt at the world land speed record in

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Human portrait of Ataturk

Around 6,000 Turks gathered at the tomb of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk in order to form a human portrait in a world record attempt. The “Father of the

Around 6,000 Turks gathered at the tomb of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk in order to form a human portrait in a world record attempt. The “Father of the

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World's oldest man wants two more years

Guinness have declared a new ‘world’s oldest man’ after the previous holder of the record, an American, passed away in June. 111-year-old Sakari

Guinness have declared a new ‘world’s oldest man’ after the previous holder of the record, an American, passed away in June. 111-year-old Sakari

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Portugal attempts to break drumming world record

Aveiro city in Portugal has attempted to set a Guinness World Record by bringing together the largest number of drummers in a “Day of Rhythm” – a

Aveiro city in Portugal has attempted to set a Guinness World Record by bringing together the largest number of drummers in a “Day of Rhythm” – a

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Man breaks record for longest time spent covered in bees

A beekeeper sat with the top half of his body covered in bees for nearly an hour and set a new Guinness World Record on Tuesday in Yichun City, east

A beekeeper sat with the top half of his body covered in bees for nearly an hour and set a new Guinness World Record on Tuesday in Yichun City, east

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Bloodhound SSC: On the fast track to a land speed record

The team who are building the world’s fastest car have unveiled a new set of instruments and shown the cockpit of their vehicle for the very first

The team who are building the world’s fastest car have unveiled a new set of instruments and shown the cockpit of their vehicle for the very first

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Greek students attempt world origami mosaic record

More than 18,000 students spent nine hours on Tuesday (March 18) creating 52,000 origami paper flowers and placing them in the shape of a large owl

More than 18,000 students spent nine hours on Tuesday (March 18) creating 52,000 origami paper flowers and placing them in the shape of a large owl

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World's longest car jump attempt ends in a heap of twisted metal

Frenchman Guerlain Chicherit’s attempt to break the world record for the longest car jump has ended after his modified Mini pitched forward as it hit

Frenchman Guerlain Chicherit’s attempt to break the world record for the longest car jump has ended after his modified Mini pitched forward as it hit

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Poland breaks book domino chain world record

A Guinness World Record for a domino chain made of books was set by Czestochowa School of Economics in southern Poland. The domino chain of five

A Guinness World Record for a domino chain made of books was set by Czestochowa School of Economics in southern Poland. The domino chain of five

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International Women's Day is marked worldwide

“Equality for women is progress for all”. That is the theme of this year’s International Women’s Day, being celebrated today, March 8, across the

“Equality for women is progress for all”. That is the theme of this year’s International Women’s Day, being celebrated today, March 8, across the

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Watch: Sports car tops 270mph to spark world speed record claim

This is the adrenalin-fuelled moment a sports car topped an incredible 270.49 mph (435.31 km/h) – sparking claims it had smashed the world

This is the adrenalin-fuelled moment a sports car topped an incredible 270.49 mph (435.31 km/h) – sparking claims it had smashed the world

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World's largest sushi mosaic created in Hong Kong

On Wednesday more than 100 sushi chefs jointly created a huge sushi mosaic covering an area of 37.57 square meters in Hong Kong, creating a new

On Wednesday more than 100 sushi chefs jointly created a huge sushi mosaic covering an area of 37.57 square meters in Hong Kong, creating a new

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The Tube Challenge: Guinness World Record broken

Two men have broken the record for visiting all 270 London Underground stations in the fastest possible time. Geof Marshall, 41, and Anthony Smith

Two men have broken the record for visiting all 270 London Underground stations in the fastest possible time. Geof Marshall, 41, and Anthony Smith

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Biggest dragon, world's shortest woman in new world record list

The world’s largest moving mechanical dragon and Jyoti Amge, the world’s shortest woman, are among those in the latest Guinness World Records book.

The world’s largest moving mechanical dragon and Jyoti Amge, the world’s shortest woman, are among those in the latest Guinness World Records book.

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Meet the world's oldest man

High up in the Andes near the banks of Lake Titicaca, an indigenous Aymara native could be the oldest living person ever, that is if his records are

High up in the Andes near the banks of Lake Titicaca, an indigenous Aymara native could be the oldest living person ever, that is if his records are