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    Pirate sues Germany over jail stress
    A Somali pirate angry at losing his comfortable cell on a German Navy ship is demanding thousands of euros in damages claiming he was "illegally extra ...
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    Loanly death
    A 56-year-old bank customer dropped dead as he queued to pay off the last installment of a loan. ...
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    Have-a-throw hero
    A would be burglar was sent packing when a witness saw him off by pelting him with spuds. ...
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    Frustrated computer users got their own back at a keyboard throwing contest in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia. ...

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    Double parking
    Swiss officials say they are powerless to act against identical twins Harold and Michael Lengen, 38, who have run-up hundreds of parking tickets drivi ...
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    Snore losers
    A married couple are suing their landlord for 8,000 GBP because their next door neighbour snores so loudly. ...
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    Dead baby found in wardrobe
    German police have arrested a 38-year-old woman in Munich who dumped her baby on the balcony in midwinter until it was dead and then moved it behind a ...
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    Ban for flying lanterns
    German officials are considering banning flying lanterns after a spate of fires were blamed on the lighter-than-air ornaments. ...

  • Stakeout cops offered stolen goods
    A burglar was arrested after he tried to sell plain-clothes police officers a videogames console he had just stolen from the house next to where they ...
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    Football mad quake crook
    A footie-mad war criminal shook off last week's Italian earthquake drama - so he could stay behind bars to watch a Champions League showdown. ...
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    Clean sweepers at cash crunch football club
    More than 12,000 football fans have signed up to clean their club's 50,000-seater stadium as it struggles to make ends meet. ...
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    Holiday sex a flop, shows poll
    Less than half of German men on holiday are looking for sex to make the break complete, a new study reveals. ...

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    Judge bails Pentagon hacker
    A computer games expert arrested for hacking into American military computers has been released on bail after being banned from the Internet. ...
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    Bungling judge frees Mafia clan
    An entire Mafia clan is to be freed because a judge says he's too busy to sign off their sentences. ...
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    Porn Stars election
    A former porn star plans to make her male rivals lose their deposits when she runs for mayor in her home town. ...
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    Tractors outsell Mercs in credit crunch
    Desperate car showrooms have taken to selling tractors alongside luxury Mercedes limos to make a sale. ...

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Latest News


Mum And Daughter Struck By Lightning In Pool
A mother and her daughter were hospitalised after they were struck by lightning in a swimming pool.

Police Nab Porn Star Who Filmed In Local Church
A woman accused of making a porn movie in a local church has been caught after an informant tipped off police that he recognised her by her breasts after an appeal for information.

Young Hip Hop Dancer Gets 18 Years For Drug Smuggling
A blonde hip hop dancer and charity worker promised an international career after she was spotted by a talent scout has been jailed for 18 years in Indonesia after her work offer turned out to have been part of an elaborate drugs con.

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.


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