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Scottish Granny Drops from the Cypriot Skies At 100

Peggy McAlpineA British pensioner marked her 100th birthday by setting what is believed to be a new world record on Wednesday after paragliding from the top of a mountain range in Cyprus.

Peggy McAlpine, who has seen the reign of five British monarchs and 26 prime ministers, leapt from a 760 metre peak in the Five Finger mountains in northern Cyprus for a 15-minute tandem flight.

The former accountant, who has two daughters, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren, said she felt no nerves at her birthday stunt.

"I had a wonderful time and I would love to do it again but I will give it a few years and let someone else have a go at beating the record," she told the crowd of around 30 friends, family and press who gathered to watch the bid.

"If no-one else wants a go, I'll do it again when I am 105," she said.

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Spluch team,
Its stupid u have put "NORTHEN" cyprus

Its one country and bloody turkey took it so pls dont be with the Turks.

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