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  • Hero busmans holiday
    Hero busmans holiday
    The hero coach driver who saved Sri Lanka's cricket team from Pakistani terrorists has been awarded a luxury holiday on the island. ...
  • Bhopal gas disaster ruins as important as Auschwitz
    Bhopal gas disaster ruins as important as Auschwitz
    Survivors of the gas tragedy that killed more than 25,000 as they slept 25 years ago have asked the UN to declare the factory that caused the deaths a ...
  • Mafia strikes gold
    Mafia strikes gold
    A Mafia family meeting to read the will of a mob leader ended in ten arrests when fighting broke out over who should get a solid gold chain weighing 1 ...
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    Choc lovers kama-sutra sweets
    Chocolate lovers are gobbling up new kinky Kama Sutra sweets shaped in different sexual positions. ...

  • Credit crunch hooker tax
    Credit crunch hooker tax
    Credit-crunched politicians are to raise extra cash by making prostitution legal - and then taxing it. ...
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    Gran gives bailiff the kiss-off
    A quick-thinking granny gave a bullying bailiff the kiss-off - by snogging him as he raided her home over a credit card bill. ...
  • Pee C sacked
    Pee C sacked
    A policeman has been sacked after he was filmed pee-ing at his restaurant table after waiters had asked him to keep quiet. ...
  • Drivers ´fat man killer´ insurance
    Drivers ´fat man killer´ insurance
    A loaded banker's son has been jailed after showing no remorse for running over a fat man telling the court - "Why else do I pay 600 Euros a month ins ...

  • Stupid trucker wants damages from media
    Stupid trucker wants damages from media
    A crazy Romanian trucker videoed dancing in his cab as he thunders along a motorway is demanding compensation from the TV station that published the f ...
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    Henpecked hubby claims eye did it
    A housewife has been jailed for 15 months after stabbing her husband in an eye for refusing to peel potatoes. ...
  • Private eye priest
    Private eye priest
    A priest turned private eye after donations from his collection box dried up - and set up a hidden CCTV camera. ...
  • Die Hard Bruce´s Lager Shout
    Die Hard Bruce´s Lager Shout
    Die Hard hunk Bruce Willis is scraping the bottom of the barrel with his latest screen production - an ad for a German lager. ...

  • Fragile illegals smuggled in as glasses
    Fragile illegals smuggled in as glasses
    They might look a little fragile - but these illegal immigrants on their way to the UK had just been nabbed hiding in boxes that were supposed to be c ...
  • One down
    One down
    A crossword addict has been arrested after stealing hundreds of newspapers to feed her habit. ...
  • Train boss´s temple
    Train boss´ temple
    Indian railway minister Lalu Prasad Yadav is to have a temple built by grateful commuter in Patna, eastern Bihar, where he will be worshipped as a god ...
  • Piano crooks face the music
    Piano crooks face the music
    Hapless thieves hit a sour note when they tried to flog a 15,000 GBP grand piano they'd stolen for just 200GBP. ...

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    Williamson priest's Hitler salute was a blessing
    A right wing Italian priest who is a member of Richard Williamson's Pius fraternity caught giving the Hitler salute at a neo-fascist rally claimed he ...
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    Speedy OAP battery charge
    A speeding pensioner caught driving through a packed town centre at 60mph told cops "I was just trying to warm the battery up." ...
  • Asian MPs bullet-proof saris
    Asian MPs bullet-proof saris
    Terrified Pakistani politicians are snapping up 25,000 GBP designer bulletproof suits after the terrorist attack on visiting cricketers. ...
  • 500,000 weddings in one day
    500,000 weddings in one day
    More than half a million superstitious couples are to get hitched in India on May 7 after astrologers predicted it would be the luckiest day of the ye ...

  • Til death do us part
    Til death do us part
    A heartbroken woman died just minutes after watching her husband of 55 years drop dead driving a tractor. ...
  • Commandos put the bite on snakes
    Commandos put the bite on snakes
    Jungle fighting commandos have been accused of going soft after swapping a survival ration of raw snake for chocolate. ...
  • Pancake man flattened
    Pancake man flattened
    A man dropped dead after winning a pancake eating contest gorging himself on 43 of the cream and banana-stuffed treats. ...
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    Nun confesses
    A nun is in a police cell after she was arrested fleeing a convent with a stash of 90 stolen religious icons, crosses and TV sets. ...

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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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