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  • Ringing up bills
    Ringing up bills
    A furious pensioner has been sent a 46,000 GBP mobile phone bill for handsets she gave to her two grandchildren. ...
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    Fear Factor copycat death stunt
    A 13-year-old boy hanged himself in the playground trying to copy stunts he'd seen on TV reality show Fear Factor. ...
  • Police cheats
    Police cheats
    Police chiefs in New Delhi have cancelled this year's entrance exam for officers after all 1,700 would be constables were caught cheating. ...
  • Brawling ER docs in casualty
    Brawling ER docs in casualty
    Two female doctors ended up in their own casualty unit after brawling in front of patients in a row about time-keeping. ...

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    Dignitas suicide clinic protest
    Controvertial suicide organisation Dignitas is to be picketed by churches in a three-day Easter protest. ...
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    Police be polite
    Russian police are being sent to charm school to teach them how to behave like gentlemen. ...
  • 10 days a year in traffic jams
    10 days a year in traffic jams
    The Italian capital Rome has become so choked with traffic that every driver spends 10 days a year stuck in jams, new figures show. ...
  • Heat and bust
    Heat and bust
    A tourist is being deported from Dubai after police arrested him strolling naked outside a city centre shopping mall in 100 degree heat. ...

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    Farmer flips over fine
    A fed-up farmer paid a 100 GBP fine with 50,000 coins to get his own back on Town Hall officials in Drajna, eastern Romania. ...
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    Knickers to recession says soccer club
    Fans of broke Croatian football club Osijek FC are coining it in after starting to sell raunchy lingerie on the club's website. ...
  • Dried-out corpse in sauna
    Dried-out corpse in sauna
    The mummified corpse of a man was discovered in his home sauna after he'd spent a week trapped inside after collapsing from a heart attack. ...
  • Jesus saves
    Jesus saves
    A bank manager who lost his job in the credit crunch has turned to God and is training as a monk. ...

  • Traffic cops fine skater
    Traffic cops fine skater
    Traffic cops fined a roller-blader for skating in the road without a driving licence. ...
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    Nun traps crook
    A quick-thinking nun trapped a sneak thief in her convent after she caught him looting valuables. ...
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    Special One Jose now Dr of Football
    Former Chelsea coach Jose Mourinho has been made an honorary doctor of football today (monday) with a special degree from his old university. ...
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    Watch it. Fortune telling timepiece
    Watch-makers have worked with Indian fortune tellers to design a watch with a bedpan-shaped section that predicts when the s**t is about to his the fa ...

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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.

Perversion of a Medical Dream
The Decline and Fall of the Otto Wagner Hospital, Vienna.

Fat Can Be Used To Burn Off Weight After New Patent Unveiled
It is being hailed as a sensation after scientists at an Austrian university patented a method that transforms fat storing cells into mini factories capable of actually destroying fat by burning it off.

Three Family Members Dead In Well Tragedy
A mother has lost her husband, her pregnant daughter and her son-in-law after a tragic accident where one of them fell into a well and the other two died while trying to carry out a failed rescue.

Brit Soldier Rescued After Climbing Mountain In T Shirt
A British soldier who tackled the frozen Austrian Alps wearing just shorts and a T-shirt has been rapped by officials after he had to be rescued from the snowy peak.

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.


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