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A man who discovered a lost £4m check for Haribo was given “just six packs of gum as a reward”, Metro reported. A man from Frankfurt, Germany spotted the check on the platform and was stunned to realize it was worth €4,631,538.80. “There was such a big amount on it that I couldn’t even pronounce it,” he told local media. But his paltry reward didn’t put him off, saying: “I thought it was a bit cheap.” Haribo said: “It was our standard package that we send as a thank you.”
Underpass for otters during rocket launches
Soundproof holes will be dug for otters in the Shetland Islands and launches will be suspended during the seabird nesting season when rockets start launching from Britain’s first “vertical” spaceport next year. The SaxaVord spaceport team promised to “avoid disturbing the birds during the critical incubation and early estrus period.” It has already built an underpass for the otters. There are plans for “up to 30 launches a year”, The Times reported.
Fake airport sign taken down after 20 years
A prankster who spent £25,000 on a fake airport sign in Wales is calling it quits after 20 years of splitting the party. The billboard for the defunct Llandegley International has been a landmark near the Powys village for two decades, but the owner has decided it’s time to take it down. “A lot of people love it, some people might not understand it,” Nicholas Whitehead told the BBC. “But as far as I know, no one is upset or angry about it. This is a first for me.”
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