19/07/2014 15:35 BST | Updated 21/07/2014 11:59 BST

7 Of The World's Strangest Superstitions

Black cats, four-leaf clovers and walking under ladders - we Brits have more than our fair share of quirky superstitions.

But look further afield and you'll see we're far from alone. Every culture around the world has their own odd little rituals based on folklore, tales of magic and some that are just plain unexplainable.

Here are seven of the strangest...