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    High drama
    More than 30 firemen saved crane operator Hans Gaertner after he had a heart attack in his cab 100ft above a building site in Hamburg, Germany ...
  • Jail fumes over compo for smoke lag
    Jail fumes over compo for smoke lag
    A lag has been handed 8,000 GBP in compensation by barmy European judges after claiming smoke from a fire upset him. ...
  • Irish tourists mountain fall
    Irish tourists mountain fall
    Helicopter rescuers winched a terrified Irish tourist to safety from a mountain cave after a bone-crunching fall. ...
  • Lightning striker
    Lightning striker
    A teenage footballer was brought back from the dead when a lightning bolt took out two entire teams as they warmed up for a match in a freak thunderst ...

  • Most wanted crook gets on his bike
    Most wanted crook gets on his bike
    Europe's most wanted crook Tom Wolf escaped a police dragnet - by cycling through it on a mountain bike. ...
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    Balls of Steel in dock
    TV bosses are to be quizzed by police after copying Channel 4's outrageous Balls of Steel show. ...
  • Camilla's spell of trouble
    Camilla's spell of trouble
    Prince Charles and Camilla had a spell of trouble on the couple's royal visit to Berlin. ...
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    Grim reaper
    A farmer hacked off his niece's head after a holy man told him her blood would increase his harvest. ...

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    Priest axed
    A priest is facing jail after beating up his secret lover when she threatened to tell his wife. ...
  • Plop Idols 100,000 GBP fine
    Plop Idols 100,000 GBP fine
    A Pop Idol star put his foot in it when he told viewers to put Polish national flags in piles of dog poo. ...
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    Boris doubles Dutch
    Former Wimbledon tennis champ Boris Becker, 41, is learning Dutch. ...
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    Real-life Victor Meldrew jailed
    A real-life Victor Meldrew has clocked up 230 court appearances in a series of rows with bureaucrats and petty officials. ...

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    Cyber tombs with a view
    Graveyard bosses have wired up headstones to webcams so people can pay their respects over the Internet. ...
  • Dita a Eurovision Teese
    Dita a Eurovision Teese
    Raunchy burlesque star Dita von Teese confessed she'd never heard of the Eurovision Song Contest when she was asked to entertain fans with a sizzling ...
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    Flakey chef kills waitress
    A sacked chef strangled a pretty waitress who took pity on him and then staged a bizarre suicide car crash to make them look like lovers. ...
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    Pizza express mum's apology
    The mother who deserted her kids at an Italian pizzeria has launched a desperate plea for authorities to let her have her children back. ...

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    Robot Wars
    An engineer was nearly crushed to death when a rogue robot turned on him in an industrial rock grinding factory. ...
  • Carla Brunis rock star ex
    Carla Bruni's rock star ex
    French first lady Carla Bruni's rock star ex is to relaunch himself as a bhangra musician in Asia. ...
  • Beckers love match deal
    Becker's love match deal
    Former Wimbledon champion Boris Becker has secured a six figure sum for the TV rights to his love match wedding to girlfriend Lilly Kerssenberg, 32, i ...
  • Dita to tease Eurovision
    Dita to tease Eurovision
    Sultry burlesque star Dita von Teese is to thrill Eurovision fans with a raunchy routine at the finals in Moscow. ...

  • Power stranger
    Power stranger
    Baffled Subrata Maity has been sent an electricity bill for 60,000 GBP - despite being cut off two months ago. ...
  • Rocket Man takes on Grand Canyon
    Rocket Man takes on Grand Canyon
    Rocket Man Yves Rossy is to take on the Grand Canyon with a new set of even faster jet-propelled wings. ...
  • Pig-headed lover defies Swine Flu
    Pig-headed lover defies Swine Flu
    Pig-headed Leonardo Onio is defying health warnings about Swine Flu to move to Mexico to be with his girlfriend. ...
  • Bride and gloom
    Bride and gloom
    Furious in-laws kidnapped their daughter's new husband when he demanded a 200,000 GBP cash dowry after the wedding. ...

  • Toy cops it
    Toy cops it
    Defence chiefs scrambled more than a thousand police commandos when a toy helicopter caused panic as it landed in the gates of the Indian parliament i ...
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    Eurovision hopeful banks on win
    Eurovison hopeful Svetlana Loboda has mortgaged her home to raise cash for her performance in next month's song contest. ...
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    Cold shoulder for polar passion
    It's the kind of bedroom cold shoulder that many long suffering partners put up with. ...
  • Who Tube?
    Who Tube?
    Rail authorities are trying to track down a Tube driver who has infuriated commuters by uploading a two minute film of himself on YouTube ...

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Teen Dying Of Cancer Killed At Charity Event After Ride In Porsche Goes Wrong
The family of a sick boy who was offered a trip in a high-performance Porsche because he was dying of cancer is suing the charity after the Porsche he was travelling in crashed head-on into oncoming traffic.

Japanese Pervert Planned Natascha Kampusch Style Kidnap
A Japanese man inspired by Austrian pervert Wolfgang Priklopil kidnapped a 10-year-old girl and kept her in a purpose-built cellar where he planned to train her to become the perfect wife.

German Hiker Yodels For Help After Getting Trapped In Cattle Grid
A portly hiker dressed in traditional Lederhosen was rescued after he yodeled for help after getting stuck for three hours in a cattle grid.

Austrian Wine Grower Sets New Record For Maturing Grapes
An award-winning Austrian winegrower is believed to have set a new record after leaving harvested grapes for an incredible nine months before fermenting them to create an ultra-sweet white and red wine.

Austrian Castle Owner Shocked By Airplane Wheel In Duck Pond
An Austrian castle owner got a shock after discovering this massive aircraft wheel had landed in his duck pond.

Glock Receives Austrian Award At Birthday Party
Austrian gun maker Gaston Glock has celebrated his 85th birthday with a huge ceremony in which the charitable work of himself and his wife Kathrin was honoured with a top Austrian award, and confirmation that this year two streets and a business park are to be named after him.

Sausage Surprise As Giant Wurst Is Pinched
Austrian police are hunting crooks who broke open a market stall and stole a 1.5 metre sausage worth over 2,000 EUR in the picture postcard village of St Michael in the region of Lungau.

Multi Coloured UFOs In Formation Over Austria
Austrian officials say they are baffled to explain a UFO sighting in which dozens of people reported seeing between 50 and 100 objects flying in formation.

Priests Furious After Porn Films Shot In Local Parish Church
A furious Austrian Catholic priest has complained to police after discovering a local woman had apparently been using his church as a studio to make porn films.

Two metre snake sends woman motorist fleeing
An Austrian motorist got a shock after noticing something hanging down from under her car and realising it was a huge two metre snake that had ended up curled around the engine.


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