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  • Suicide man hid own body for 30 years
    Suicide man hid own body for 30 years
    A suicidal man hid his body up a tree for nearly 30 years because he didn't want his distressed loved ones to find him. ...
  • 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 ...
  • Sacked Aldi cashier cleared over 50p theft
    Sacked Aldi cashier cleared over 50p theft
    Mean bosses at discount supermarket chain Aldi have been slammed by an employment tribunal after they sacked a supermarket cashier for allegedly steal ...
  • Thieves take fairground boss for ride
    Thieves take fairground boss for ride
    Police are hunting for crooks who stole a whole roundabout from the roadside in Nasviken, Sweden. ...
  • Patient takes axe to plastic surgeon
    Patient takes axe to plastic surgeon
    A deranged patient attacked his plastic surgeon with an axe after being horrified at what the doctor had done to him. ...

  • Pervert dog lover
    Pervert dog lover
    A sick husband has been jailed for eight years after forcing his wife to have sex with three dogs. ...
  • 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. ...
  • The daughter locked up for 25 years by her Italian father and raped repeatedly has told how he forced her to have an abortion after her brother made her pregnant.
    Italian Fritzl - Monsters daughter's incest abortion
    The daughter locked up for 25 years by her Italian father and raped repeatedly has told how he forced her to have an abortion after her brother made h ...
  • Fishy trout thefts
    Fishy trout thefts
    Police have launched a full-scale investigation into how 30,000 trout went missing from a Swiss lake in just six months. ...
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    Dead man walking runs as MP
    Police who faked the death of a wanted crook to claim a 7,000 GBP reward have been suspended after he turned up alive running for India's parliament. ...

  • McDonald's bans baps
    McDonald's bans baps
    Burger giants McDonald's has torn a strip off a lap-dancing bar over copying their logo for a steamy nightclub. ...
  • Desperate Housewifes housework mad hubby
    Desperate Housewifes housework mad hubby
    A desperate housewife has divorced her husband because he became addicted to housework. ...
  • Her comes the wide
    Her comes the wide
    For the bride who wants a really big wedding, it doesn't get much larger than the world's most massive train - at nearly a mile long. ...
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    Spliffing headache
    A teenager fell into a coma after smoking cannabis on a school trip. ...

  • German football fans have had an April Fools trick played on them by a video-text news item claiming England stars Wayne Rooney (pictured) and Steven Gerrard have changed nationality to compete with Wales against Germany.
    Video text tricks German footie fans
    German football fans have had an April Fools trick played on them by a video-text news item claiming two England stars have changed nationality to com ...
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    Cheeky bus driver faces jail
    A kinky bus driver is facing five years in jail after complaints that he licked the cheeks of teenage female passengers. ...
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    Hookers short skirt fine
    Prostitutes have been fined because their skirts were too short after passing motorists were distracted and crashed as they touted for business on one ...
  • Scissor Mister
    Scissor Mister
    These are the astonishing X-rays that show how surgeons saved a man's life after he cut his throat with a pair of scissors - from the inside. ...

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    Thou Shalt Not Copy: Playmobil Bans Bible
    Toy giants Playmobil are taking legal action against a priest who used their figures to recreate scenes from the Bible. ...
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    Backseat drink-driver
    A legless police chief has been arrested for being a drunken backseat driver. ...
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    Credit-crunched Nic Cage flogs castle
    Hollywood superstar Nicolas Cage has sold his 500-year-old fairytale castle - after spending just one night in the property. ...
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    Burglars bagged
    Dimwit burglars were caught after one of them wrote his name and address on a plastic bag he'd brought to carry away the loot. ...

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Latest News


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.

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.


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