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A man who helped another repair a bicycle realised that the stranger had stolen it – from him. Glasgow man John Devlin, 64, helped Paul Hartey fix the handlebars on the stolen bike before he realised it was his own that had been stolen by Hartley earlier in the day.

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A woman is suing an insurer after she contracted an STD in a car covered by its policy. Missouri woman MO had a relationship with MB, the insured, in late 2017.

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A box left at the front door of a library prompted the arrival of a bomb squad – who discovered that it contained books. Police arrived at the library in Deschutes County, Oregon and advised people nearby to stay inside as they dealt with the box.

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Fur robes given to former US president Donald Trump by the Saudi royal family have turned out to be fake. The gifts, which were given to Trump during his first-ever foreign visit as president in 2017, were seized by US authorities this summer.

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A speeding motorist was relieved of his brand-new Lamborghini just hours after he purchased it under new Danish legislation. The owner, an unnamed Iraqi man, was driving his new £228,000 car home from Germany to Norway when he was stopped by police in Denmark.

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A woman accidentally bit into a severed human finger after it was inadvertently served in a hamburger at a fast food restaurant. Estefany Benitez, from Bolivia, posted a gruesome photo of her tainted food on Facebook after workers at the restaurant shrugged it off.

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A police officer in Hollywood has been sacked after accidentally broadcasting the sound of him having sex while on duty at Universal Studios. Colleagues frantically tried to contact the officer, who has not been named, after the steamy encounter was picked up on a hot mic.

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A man who paid nearly €4,500 to a psychic to have her remove a curse on his marriage is suing her after his relationship failed to improve. California man Mauro Restrepo was told by "psychic love specialist" Sophia Adams that his marriage was suffering because an ex-girlfriend had him cursed by

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India's transport minister has promised to legislate to make ambulance sirens sound more pleasant and make car horns use only Indian instruments. Nitin Gadkari, the minister for road transport and highways, said he could replace ambulance sirens with a song he heard on the radio, The Hindu reports.

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Police officers came to the rescue of seven baby squirrels whose tails were tangled together. A concerned citizen in Grand Blanc Township, Michigan rang 911 after spotting the troubled scurry of squirrels.

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A group of parents are suing California over schools' "promotion" of Aztec gods and deities who were once honoured with human sacrifice. Part of a new model curriculum on ethnic studies invites pupils to chant about Tezkatlipoka, Quetzalkoatl, Huitzilopochtli, and Xipe Totek.

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A drunk man who was reported missing after losing his friends inadvertently joined a search party looking for himself – for several hours. Beyhan Mutlu, from north-west Turkey, was reported missing by family after he wandered into a forest and lost contact with others, the Daily Sabah reports.

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A lawyer caught driving while nearly four times the drink-drive limit claimed that homemade kombucha tea was to blame. Louise Taylor, 41, told a court in Llandudno, Wales that she was not a drinker and had been given the tea by a friend for her gut health.

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A vicar has defended a decision to host a four-day beer festival in a church graveyard – where revellers sat on headstones and used graves as tables. Reverend Martin Anderson, who organised the festival at St Mary the Virgin church in Stockton-on-Tees in north-east England, said most people "h

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A professional hair model has been awarded nearly £200,000 after a salon gave her a botched haircut. The model, who has not been named, was long-haired but left the salon with short hair and a flaky scalp blamed on a chemical treatment.

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