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Rihanna faces ban on hit single S&M Video

Rihanna faces ban on hit single S&M Video

Multimillionaire popstar Rihanna could see her hit video to her No1 single ‘S&M’ banned after a court case was filed that claims she ripped off photos in the video from a series by photographer Philipp Paulus.

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    Domagoj Duvnjak voted the best European handball player in 2
    Croatian handball star Domagoj Duvnjak still had a reason to celebrate despite the fact the national team has lost against Spain on Sunday in the matc ...
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    Romanian gang of six arrested in northern Italy
    Police in Italy have arrested six Romanian citizens under accusations for thefts and ATM frauds. ...
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    Hajduk buys expensive, sells cheap
    Hajduk Split's Swedish sports director Jens Andersson can't say his first transfer was glorious. ...

  • Man collected dozens of skulls & bones in his flat
    An Austrian man was found to have a stash of 56 skull and cross bones and an additional 55 bones mainly from the thigh area hoarded in his apartment i ...

  • Police smash human trafficking ring
    Police from the Office of Criminal Investigation (LKA) have managed to smash a human trafficking network which forced women into prostitution and rout ...

  • Photo legend gives private collection to library
    89-year-old photo legend Erich Lessing has given a gigantic collection of his own work as a present to the Austrian National Library (ÖNB). ...
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    Birds of prey poisoned in Lower Austria
    Birds of prey are falling foul of poisonous traps, possibly connected to hunting enthusiasts, according to the World Wide Fund For Nature and the fede ...

  • Close Encounter of the Third Reich
    Shocked audience members walked out of an experimental drama where an actor simulated oral sex with an alien wearing a swastika while he performed Hei ...
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    Come All Ye Fathful
    A pervert priest who secretly masturbated during a church service has become a YouTube sensation after one of his parishioners videoed him. ...
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    Flee Whizz
    A budget Whizz Air flight to London was forced to make an emergency landing after the cockpit window cracked just minutes after taking off, say air sa ...
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    Vodka Clot
    A 46-year-old drinker died after betting pals that he could down a half liter bottle of vodka faster than any of them. ...
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    Hawk Eyed
    A farmhand who beat a hawk to death and then threw its body in wheelie bin is facing wildlife cruelty charges in court in Bonn, Germany. ...
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    Shell Shocked
    Terrified police fled their station when a 70-year-old man carrying a live four feet high artillery shell tried to hand it in as lost property. ...
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    Duct and Cover
    A primary school teacher who sealed a seven-year-old girl’s mouth shut with duct tape has been disciplined by education officials in Tochigi, Japan. ...
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    Giraffe Man Gets it in the Neck
    A wildlife park owner who towed a giraffe hundreds of miles behind his van to his zoo has been fined 6,000 GBP by judges in Denia, Spain. ...
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    Quad Bikers 100k Compo
    A quad biker who lost his sex drive after he plunged off a cliff when he was attacked by dogs has been awarded 100,000 GBP compensation by judges in S ...
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    Students who filmed home-made remote control bombs quizzed
    Students who filmed home-made remote control bombs detonating in the street have been quizzed by police in Kyoto, Japan. ...
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    Eco Farmer opens organic insect farm for human diners
    Eco farmer Laetitia Giroud is about to take on the bug boys of the international food industry - with an organic insect farm for human diners. ...
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    Priest becomes mayor
    A priest who stood for mayor as a protest has been voted into office by a landslide majority in Popinci, Serbia. ...
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    Robbers bite shop assistants faces
    A robber who terrorised female shop assistants by biting their faces has been jailed for eight years by judges in eastern China. ...
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    Fired Fast Food Worker Stabs Colleague
    A fast food worker who was let go by bosses after a trial period returned with a kitchen knife and stabbed the girl who got the job, say police in Vra ...

  • Child gets head stuck in railings
    Playful Xiao Zhi thought he'd found the perfect head start on his pals in a game of hide and seek by slipping through safety rails as a short cut. ...
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    Horse wins race five hours after his trainer died of leukaem
    A 40-1 shot racehorse astonished fans when it romped home first just five hours after his trainer died of leukaemia in Madrid, Spain. ...
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    Security guard spends night handcuffed in pool
    A lido security guard spent a night handcuffed in the shallow end of his own pool after trying to throw out 15 late night revellers holding an unoffic ...

  • Lonely pensioners join forces
    A group of pensioners left behind by their families in rural southern China have moved in together to start their own old folks' home. ...

  • Deer causes crash
    A courier driver was injured when she swerved to avoid a deer on a mountain road and plunged 20ft down an embankment. ...

  • Stag rescued From Canal
    Deer me. This stag got stuck fast when he tried to leap a canal in Burgdorf, Switzerland. ...

  • Artist Paints With Wine
    It's definitely his red period. ...

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Faymann warns against further Russia sanctions
Chancellor Werner Faymann has spoken out in support of moving away from additional sanctions on Russia.

What is on at Haydn Kino this week? (24 April - 30 April)
The following films are on at the English language cinema Haydn Kino on Mariahilfestrasse between 24 April and 30 April:

Gazprom to explore expanding pipeline in Austria
Russia could soon begin constructing their South Stream gas pipeline in Austria after meetings were held this week with Gazprom.

Poacher in Vienna shoots five deer with bow and arrow
A poacher is suspected to have killed five animals in Vienna using a bow and arrow, a hunting weapon that is forbidden throughout Austria.

Czech firm in the proverbial over dung parcel terror alert in Austria
A Czech mail order company that sends elephant poo around the EU could be faced with a hefty bill after a package of dung sparked a terror alert at an Austrian town hall.

Model helicopter chops up owner
Austrian model aircraft enthusiast Uwe E., 50, is in intensive care after he tried to catch his expensive model helicopter when it suddenly dropped out of the sky in the town of Krenglbach in Upper Austria, and he was badly chopped up by the rotor blades.

ORF Watch To Probe State Broadcaster
Nine Austrian journalists, including the author of this article which is one of many published on my Tagebuch (diary), have got together to create a new website

Julius Meinl expands to UK
Austria's prestigious coffee brand Julius Meinl is launching its famous product in the UK, with the hope of challenging the British culture of taking coffee to go.

Indestructible Armoured Police Tank Damaged By Eggs And Tennis Balls
An Austrian manufacturer of a high-tech anti-riot water cannon costing almost 1 million EUR is facing some tough questions after one of the vehicles was badly damaged during a demonstration that involved eggs and tennis balls.

Wiener Linien grinds to a temporary halt Wednesday morning
Vienna's public transport will grind to a halt between 4 am and 6.30am on Wednesday morning as unions hold an emergency meetings to discuss the safety of Wiener Linien staff.


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