STRANGEST NEWS OF THE YEAR
A lot happened in 2017 – and some of it was rather bizarre. Here’s an extract from a new book that details this year’s weirdest stories
DID you hear about the fortune - cooki e writer who had to retire because he had writer’s block? Or the king who has spent the past couple of years moonlighting as an airline pilot? And do you know that Spain now has a minister of sex, whose job is to encourage the population to procreate?
A fascinating new anthology – The Book of the Year: The Weirder Side of 2017 – looks back on the oddest stories that made news headlines this year.