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  • The Committee for Traffic Safety (KfV) says its recent survey of 16,300 people on Austrian slopes has revealed 58 per cent of them are wearing helmets.
    Polar bear woman was desperate over lost teaching job
    The woman who hurled herself into a polar bear pit at Berlin zoo is a teacher who had been driven to despair by her failure to find a job. ...
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    Yeti statue is snow joke
    A town plagued by Yeti sightings has put up the world's first statue of the mythical beast - complete with a snowboard. ...
  • The recording is believed to have been a hoax
    Police probe SS Travel race hate hols
    A British travel agency is being investigated by police after outraging Polish immigrants by offering 'SS' holidays to Auschwitz, it emerged today (Mo ...
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    Art Attack
    A group of Czech artists who hijacked a TV programme to broadcast terrifying images of a nuclear bomb have been cleared of terrorism charges. ...

  • Fishy visitor
    Fishy visitor
    There was definitely something fishy about the strip light pet lover Thomas Hilger bought for his aquarium. ...

  • Tall order for new mum
    It's a tall order for a short guy like Eddi the dachshund. ...
  • A gruesome video of a motorcyclist hitting a car at 120km/h has been released by police to shock bikers into slowing down.
    Biker's 120km/h crash video
    A gruesome video of a motorcyclist hitting a car at 120km/h has been released by police to shock bikers into slowing down. ...
  • Football star Luca Toni has revealed how he sniffs out goals - thanks to feasting on pongy parmesan cheese before matches.
    Nice and Cheesy goals
    Football star Luca Toni has revealed how he sniffs out goals - thanks to feasting on pongy parmesan cheese before matches. ...

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    Hide-and-seek boy booby trap explosion
    A gardener has been charged with firearms offensives after his booby-trapped shed blew up in a teenager's face. ...
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    Pit bull owner bites cop
    A pit bull owner has been arrested for biting a policewoman who ordered him to muzzle his dog. ...
  • Friends Jen sparks dog food diet
    Friends Jen sparks dog food diet
    Friends star Jennifer Aniston and Hollywood actor Owen Wilson have started a new trend in credit crunch Europe - after they agreed to eat dog food for ...
  • Wheel big fine for Ferrari driver
    Wheel big fine for Ferrari driver
    Rich Ferrari driver Jean Laurent was slapped with a 130,000 GBP fine after he was caught doing 155 mph on a motorway in Freiburg, Switzerland, where p ...

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    Cop idle
    Idle prison guards turned away a blood-soaked man who turned up at the gates confessing to his wife's murder. ...
  • Bogus bride duped 10 husbands
    Bogus bride duped 10 husbands
    A serial bride has been arrested after conning 10 grooms out of cash, jewellery and wedding presents. ...
  • Time to turn over a new leaf
    Time to turn over a new leaf
    A woman raked in 6,000 GBP from her own Amazon-style online store - by pinching stock from her local book shop. ...
  • BBQ deaths
    BBQ deaths
    A couple died of carbon monoxide poisoning after firing up their barbecue in their conservatory to keep the house warm overnight in Halberstadt, centr ...

  • Frozen stiff
    Frozen stiff
    Air-conditioned coffins are going on sale at a breathtaking 4,500 GBP each. ...
  • You've been shamed
    You've been shamed
    Kinky shopping mall bosses have been fined 5,000 GBP for spying on women's changing rooms with secret CCTV cameras. ...
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    Railway sleeper
    A drunk survived after taking a nap on railway tracks as an express train thundered over him at more than 100mph. ...
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    Junkie journalist heroin scoops
    An award-winning journalist has told how he made up his biggest exclusives while out of his mind on heroin. ...

  • Quackers ducks adopt fish
    Quackers ducks adopt fish
    A quackers pair of migrating ducks who adopted a family of fish have returned to resume their roles as parents. ...
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    Brain docs discover ghost hand
    A stroke victim has baffled brain doctors by developing a third phantom arm she can use just like a real-life limb. ...
  • Loopy thrill fans
    Loopy thrill fans
    Thrill fans would have to be loopy to miss this - riding the new highest loop-the-loop rollercoaster in Europe at more than 60 mph. ...
  • Paris Hilton loses the golden touch
    Paris Hilton loses the golden touch
    Paris Hilton may have dipped herself in gold for an ad campaign to promote Rich Prosecco but her touch seems to have been anything but golden for the ...

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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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