Kim Jong-un's mystery female friend sparks betting frenzy

The identity of Kim Jong-Un's mystery female friend has started a betting frenzy with 'girlfriend' or mistress' the favourite, according to Ladbrokes.

The bookmaker starting accepting bets on her identity earlier this week and 'girlfriend or mistress' is now the odds-on favourite at 5/6.

North Korea leader Kim Jong-un. Credit: Reuters

The odds given for 'wife' are 3/1, 'sister' at 16/1, grandmother at 500/1 and robot at 1000/1.

Alex Donohue of Ladbrokes said: "We've had speculators get in touch from all over the world. The money says they pair are romantically linked one way or another."