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# Fingers

Last year
# Trial
Robber threatened to cut Ashley Cole’s fingers off with pliers during break-in
Kurtis Dilks is accused of being part of a four-strong gang that smashed their way into the retired footballer’s home in January 2020.
All time
# World First
Paralysed man can now use his hand thanks to pioneering software
Ian Burkhart was left with a broken neck after a swimming accident.
# Against the odds
This man has lost nine fingers to frostbite ... and he's trying to climb Mount Everest
Nobukazu Kuriki lost nine fingers to frostbite in 2012 on Everest. He is the only climber trying to summit the world’s highest mountain this year.
# Fingers
Lidl in Sligo has a very uncomfortable special offer
# nailed it
You can now wear Facebook on your nails
Of course you can.
Extract: 'The Financial Regulator investigating what went wrong at Irish Nationwide is a unique piece of Irish irony'
Michael Fingleton’s autonomous powers in Irish Nationwide should have been picked up on by the Financial Regulator – why weren’t they? asks Tom Lyons and Richard Curran.
# Brace Yourself
Here's the Cuban man with two extra fingers and two extra toes
Known as polydactyly, Yoandri Hernandez Garrido’s condition is relatively common, but it’s rare for the extra digits to be so perfect.
# digits
Boy born with 34 fingers and toes
The young Indian boy holds the world record for the person born with most fingers and toes.
# Homo promiscuous
Neanderthals were promiscuous because they had longer fingers
Scientists conducting fossil research on neanderthals reveal that promiscuity and aggressiveness went hand in hand for the ancient human relatives.