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David Sharp

David Sharp

    Gay marriage legalised in Maine, USA
    Gay marriage legalised in Maine, USA
    Gay couples in Maine have queued outside the Portland City Hall to receive their marriage licenses at the stroke of midnight, writes David Sharp.
    Woman sets new record at lobster-eating contest
    Woman sets new record at lobster-eating contest
    A week after she gorged on bratwurst and grilled-cheese sandwiches, one of the world's top competitive eaters gobbled down 44 lobsters in 12 minutes on Saturday to set a new speed-eating record. Sonya Thomas, who weighs 44,5kg, humbled her bigger male competitors as she consumed 5,13kg of lobster meat.