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Town 'psychotic' as snake in toilet bites Spanish woman

Residents in the town of Narón in Galicia, Spain are in an uproar after a local hairdresser was bitten by a green and yellow snake while sitting in her bathroom at home, doing what comes naturally.

Man who found $100,000 in disabled toilet allowed to keep $80,000

Cleaner Chamindu Amarsinghe found over $100,000 in cash in a disabled toilet he was cleaning and has been granted permission by a judge to keep $80,000 of his find.

Exploding toilet severely injures woman in Barcelona (updated)

Barcelona - If you aren't already a little fussy over the state of public toilets, now would be a good time to start. This poor woman merely sat on the toilet and switched on the light, which caused the toilet to explode under her.

$1.1M worth of gold bars found in plane toilet in India

A stash of 24 gold bars worth more than a million dollars was discovered in the toilet compartment of a commercial plane in India.

New York man injured by exploding toilet in apartment

Brooklyn - Michel Pierre, 58, was severely injured when his toilet exploded on him in his Brooklyn apartment. Pierre was sent to the hospital and requires plastic surgery.

Op-Ed: Phone app invites 'toilet terrorism'

Terrorism has come to our toilets. Mark your calendars. Satis toilets are the latest Bluetooth-compatible appliances discovered to contain a built-in security flaw leaving them vulnerable to hacker attacks.

Baby born in a toilet and rescued from sewer pipe leaves hospital

Jinhua - A baby boy who was born in a toilet and then got stuck in a sewer pipe has left hospital and is being looked after by relatives in China's Zhejiang province.

'Unflushed toilet' leads to passenger being detained

A passenger on a Virgin flight said that he was detained after a member of the cabin crew accused him of not flushing the toilet.

'There's a tiger in the toilet'

Salina - Recently when a young mother visited a bathroom while bringing her daughter to a traveling circus she found herself in a very close encounter with a tiger who had wandered from its cage.

Video: Toilets that operate by smartphone technology

Using the toilet has been made faster and easier through the introduction of a high-tech model to be applied in conjunction with a smartphone operating the Android OS.

Synchronized toilet flushing in Zimbabwe to unblock sewers

Bulawayo - In a case of get ready, get set, flush, home owners in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe have been asked to flush their toilets at a specific time.

14-yr-old boy raped in toilets of Manchester Debenhams

Manchester - UK police have released a CCTV footage of two male suspects in a case of rape of a 14-year-old boy in the toilets of a department store in Manchester city.

Thief tried to flush stolen cash down toilet at KFC, police say

Des Moines - Police say that a Des Moines man was arrested Friday after he allegedly robbed a store and tried to destroy evidence by flushing stolen money down the toilet at a fast-food restaurant.

Man on toilet makes so much noise that neighbors call police

Victoria - Neighbors became very concerned and called 911 after they heard agonized cries from the apartment of a Victoria man at about 5 a.m. on Wednesday. Police found that the man had been agonizing on toilet with an "early morning constitutional" problem.

26-year-old Indian killed for taking too long in public toilet

Mumbai - An Indian man killed a 26-year-old neighbour on Saturday evening because the neighbour took too long in a public toilet he was standing in queue to use. The man ran out of patience while waiting to use the toilet, and killed his neighbour in a fight.

American woman flushes $4,000 bracelet down toilet

Loganville - A Loganville, Ga. woman had a close call with permanently losing a prized expensive piece of jewelry. Luckily her plumber was able to save the day with a combination of skill and some hi-tech equipment.

Man accidentally shoots self while on toilet

New Haven - A Connecticut man accidentally shot himself while he was going to the bathroom on Christmas Eve. Authorities say that he will now likely face charges, because he was a convicted felon with a weapon.

Australian Air Force man injured after portable toilet explosion

Rockhampton - A member of the Royal Australian Air Force was taken to hospital with serious injuries after an explosion in a portable toilet.

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation wants a new toilet

Toronto - Most of the world doesn't think about toilets but in remote areas that have little water, and no sanitary systems toilets can mean life and death. In many areas of the developing world human waste enters into the water system resulting in disease.

Transgender woman told to use disabled toilet

A staff member at a Sainsbury's store in the UK approached a transgender woman and told her that she should use the disabled toilet instead of the women's.

Zimbabwe policeman imprisoned for 10 days for using Mugabe toilet

Bulawayo - A Zimbabwe policeman has been sentenced to 10 days in prison following his use of President Robert Mugabe's personal toilet. Relatives of the Bulawayo police officers are appealing for his immediate release.

Toilet block with sea views for sale in UK

Sheringham - A disused two-storey toilet block in Norfolk, with stunning views of the sea, is up for sale with a price tag of £100,000.

Woman gets back ring she flushed down toilet two years ago

A woman in the UK got her diamond ring back, two years after she accidentally flushed it down a toilet and had a company conduct a search.

Chinese man gets stuck in toilet after trying to retrieve phone

The unnamed man in China's southeastern Jiangsu province found himself unable to get free of the toilet after attempting to retrieve his mobile phone he had dropped inside.

John Lennon's toilet sells for £9,500

Liverpool - A toilet once owned by John Lennon surprised auction organisers when it went for £9,500. The blue and white porcelain lavatory was purchased by an overseas bidder.

Newborn baby girl rescued from pit toilet

Paramedics and firefighters from KwaDukuza, north of South Africa's coastal city of Durban this morning, rescued a newborn baby girl from a soggy, dark and cold pit toilet where she was allegedly dumped.

Irish students told to bring their own toilet paper

Students attending St. John's Girls National School in Carrigaline, Ireland have been asked to bring their own toilet tissue with them to school as part of a cost-cutting measure due to dwindling government funding.

Op-Ed: Would men use a street urinal attached to a wall?

Mexican designer Miguel Melgarejo came up with an interesting idea: a public urinal easily fastened to any city wall. But this urinal would need to train men to aim perfectly, and who would clean the Axixa urinals?

Toilet floods on International Space Station

For the 13 astronauts in space, this is not a good day. One of two space station commodes became clogged and flooded. Currently, the severity of the problem is unknown, with no time frame of when it will be fixed.

Flushed puppy survives ordeal

We're all familiar with the urban myths of how crocodiles, alligators and snakes survive being flushed down the toilet, thriving deep in the dark sewer systems. This flushed pup survived to become a true-life urban story with a happy ending of survival.
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The city s coin-operated public toilet opened at Toronto s waterfront.  The toilet costs $0.25 with ...
The city's coin-operated public toilet opened at Toronto's waterfront. The toilet costs $0.25 with a maximum time of 20 minutes.
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The city s coin-operated public toilet opened at Toronto s waterfront.  The toilet costs $0.25 with ...
The city's coin-operated public toilet opened at Toronto's waterfront. The toilet costs $0.25 with a maximum time of 20 minutes.
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The city s coin-operated public toilet opened at Toronto s waterfront.  The toilet costs $0.25 with ...
The city's coin-operated public toilet opened at Toronto's waterfront. The toilet costs $0.25 with a maximum time of 20 minutes.
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Toronto installed the city's first coin-operated public washroom at the corner of Queen's Quay and Rees Street earlier this month. It is set to open at the end of May.
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