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  • 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 ...
  • Poet cornered
    Poet cornered
    War crimes suspect Radovan Karadzic has published a "best of" selection of his poetry penned while on the run from Nato forces. ...

  • Smuggler cracks
    Smuggler cracks
    A cracked businessman is facing jail after trying to post a handgun to a pal - hidden in an Easter egg. ...
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    Docs sheikh at 90m GBP bill
    Credit crunch hit oil sheikhs have done a runner on 90 million GBP-worth of cosmetic surgery in German clinics, reports Der Spiegel news magazine. ...
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    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. ...
  • Necking beer
    Necking beer
    Desperate husband Babloo Haldar hanged himself from the rafters of his tea shop in Uttar Pradesh, northern India, after his wife refused to give him m ...

  • Beggars belief
    Beggars belief
    Penny-pinching benefits bosses have slashed a jobless dad's payments after he was caught begging. ...
  • Golden Raspberries give us the pip
    Golden Raspberries give us the pip
    Hollywood's Golden Raspberry award organisers are being urged to change their name after offending fruit growers. ...
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    No yoke for plough girl
    Child cruelty investigators are quizzing a Hindu holyman who tied a 17-year-old girl to a plough to please rain gods in Tinsukia, northern Indian. ...
  • Henpecked husbands flock to rent-a-hubbie
    Henpecked husbands flock to rent-a-hubbie
    Henpecked husbands are queueing up to use a service that gets them out of all those little jobs their wives dream up for them. ...

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Get Shorty As Confused Bald Ibis Gets Lost Again
A rare bald Ibis that seems to have a different sense of direction to her fellow birds has once again had to be rescued after getting stuck trying to find a different route to the southern Italian feeding ground.

Alpine Trains Venture Into Space As The Final Frontier
Austria’s national railway line the OeBB has raised eyebrows after offering themed toilets including one that is supposed to "look and smell like outer space".

MEP caught In Brit papers Fraud Probe Jailed
A corrupt MEP caught by a British newspaper offering to propose amendments to EU laws in exchange for 100,000 euros a year has been given a three-year-jail term.

Vienna Jihad Girls Want To Come Home
The two Austrian teenage girls who became ‘poster girls’ for the jihad in Syria are now desperate to come home after getting completely disillusioned with their new lifestyles.

Mega-Station Opens
There was a festival atmosphere as Bundespresident Heinz Fischer opened Vienna's new Hauptbahnhof Friday morning.

Apple Truck Causes Traffic Jam
When 24 tonnes of apples are catapulted across a road it can only mean a jam.

Farmer Cleared Over Wolf Shooting
Furious animal rights campaigners have accused an Austrian farmer of lying after he shot dead a wolf that he claimed he thought was a fox.

Rare Bald Ibis Makes Microlight Flight To Italy
The project to introduce an extinct bird back to Europe is hailing success after successfully negotiating a new route over the Alps and training 14 Northern Bald Ibises how to fly south to winter feeding grounds in southern Tuscany.

Pat On The Back From Manure Explosive
A traffic cop in Austria got more than he bargained for after a booby trap covered him head-to-toe in manure as he was trying to catch people speeding.

Viennese Jihad Girl May Have Been Killed
Austrian police say that one of the two attractive young teenage girls who fled the country to go to Syria to fight on the side of Islamic rebels may have been killed.


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