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Topless walk defended

BRUCE Willis's daughter has insisted she wasn't "attention-seeking" after going topless on New York's streets in a protest over website Insta- gram deleting her account.

Scout Willis (22), the daughter of Bruce Willis and Demi Moore, posted pictures of herself on Twitter roaming the Big Apple without a shirt or bra. Alongside the photos, she tweeted "Legal in NYC but not on Instagram.

'MEGA-EARTH' FOUND

A new kind of rocky planet – dubbed a "mega-Earth" – has been discovered in a distant star system.

The heavyweight world, known as Kepler-10c, is up to 17 times more massive than the Earth and more than twice as old.

The discovery suggests that potentially life-bearing rocky planets may be far more abundant than was thought.

CRAZE FOR PRICKLY PETS

They may not be the cuddliest of animals but a growing number of Americans are keeping hedgehogs as pets.

Hedgehogs are steadily growing in popularity across the US. Breeders say the trend is partly fuelled by the fact that hedgehogs require less maintenance than dogs and cats, and because they emit little odour.

MOOSE ON THE LOOSE

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Schoolchildren in western Sweden had a surprise visit during a class when a moose jumped through the window. The teacher and pupils fled the classroom to escape the thrashing moose, which had injured itself on the glass.

Police officers later shot the animal. Staff and children at the high school in Molndal, near the city of Goteborg were uninjured.

LOST SHOES RUN DOWN

Police are investigating after finding $3m (€2.2m) worth of missing shoes at a central Kentucky home.

Officers with the Radcliff Police Department reportedly confiscated thousands of Nike shoes which had gone missing in 2009 while being shipped from Tennessee to Texas. The women who had the shoes said they didn't know they were stolen.

FOUR TIMES THE FUN

Europe's only four-person zip line – which will see thrill-seekers fly down three wires over a total distance of five miles – is to open to the public in Snowdonia.

Zip World Titan gives visitors the chance to "fly" in unison at speeds of up to 70 miles per hour. The new zip line is at Llechwedd Slate Caverns near the historic mining town of Blaenau Ffestiniog.


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