Summer is known for being quiet (for news), but for us, this is the news seasons of all news seasons. You can read incredible stories about real people in real situations, and if you combine this with a touch of randomness with Google Translate you get high quality entertainment for many hours.
Here are some (extremely) local news highlights from Scandinavia. We'd love to see what sorts of weird news stories that are happening in your part of the world too. Post a link to something as a comment below!
Tortelinni and a can of worms, please
Johanna Månsson and Tobias Callenryd in Lomma got an uninvited dinner guest on Thursday. Among their pack of Tortellini from the Willys, was a 2.5 inch long caterpillar.Read the crawling story...
Seagull and duck crashed - Police to investigate
A little over five o'clock in the afternoon the police were notified of an accident on the E39 just north of Eidsvåg tunnel. - "It's a seagull and a duck that has collided. Now I just noticed that there is talk of a fatal accident", says operations manager Bjarne tangles in the Hordaland police district. Nature is wilder than you think in this story...
Woman caught sitting down by the road - amazing
A little after half past two night to Sunday, the police received notice of a woman who was sitting down on the E-39 road in Studalen in Stord.Who is this mysterious woman?
Follow-up story: Who was the E39 chick?
Sunnhordland's news story about the woman sitting by the road was about... nothing - and ended up as a national news item. Fascinating (or is it?).Your appetite for this news story is insatiable...