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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. ...
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    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 ...

  • Wuff justice
    Wuff justice
    A burglary victim is appealing for the return of his guard dog, stolen during a break-in at his home in Neamt, eastern Romania. ...
  • Brain surgeons heart attack
    Brain surgeons heart attack
    A hero surgeon finished a brain operation on a patient while he was hit by a heart attack. ...
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    Gran was pimp
    A 73-year-old grandmother has been arrested as the mastermind of a massive prostitution ring running thousands of hookers across Europe. ...
  • Barbie needs a baby, say priests
    Barbie needs a baby, say priests
    Catholic priests have condemned Barbie dolls as a bad role model to young girls - because they never get pregnant or married. ...

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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
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Apple Truck Causes Traffic Jam
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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.

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