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strange but true

PEOPLE

Helsinki, Finland: Crane hire boss Pekka Niska is offering £115 cash bonuses to workers who can do more chin-ups than he can. Mr Niska, who at 66 still has bulging biceps and a washboard stomach, said: 'I want fit employees. Even if it costs me hundreds of thousands of pounds it will be worth it in the end because their output will increase four-fold.'