News about weird and bizarre happenings from around the world.

Thursday, 3 September 2009

French Spider-Man Arrested.

Alain Robert, the Frenchman nicknamed "Spiderman" has scaled Malaysia's Petronas Towers at the third attempt.

Mr Robert, 47, scaled the 88-storey Tower 2, triumphantly unfurling a Malaysian flag as he stood on its 1,483ft pinnacle (452m) on the country's national day.

He took just over two hours to reach the top after setting off in darkness before dawn to avoid the security that had thwarted his previous bids.

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