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The world's largest video game cheating ring, worth around €65 million, has been broken up by an unprecedented police operation. The Chinese crime group was responsible for designing and selling cheats for popular video games – including games played competitively in high-stakes tournamen

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Nike has launched a trademark infringement lawsuit against artists who turned their trainers into "Satan Shoes" containing real human blood. Brooklyn art collective MSCHF has already sold all 666 pairs of its limited edition black-and-red trainers, which are modified Nike Air Max 97s.

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A court has reprimanded lawyers for using the typeface Garamond to fit more words into page-limited filings. Lawyers in Washington, D.C. were technically within the rules in using Garamond, which is slightly smaller than similar typefaces such as Times New Roman.

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An employer has been branded childish after paying a departing employee his final wages in pennies – and calling him a "weenie". Andreas Flaten, who lives in the US state of Georgia, told WGCL-TV that he received his final $915 in the form of 90,000 coins.

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Funeral pyres could make an unexpected return under legislation being considered in the US state of Maine. A bill before the state legislature would allow a non-profit with at least 20 acres of space to carry out open-air cremations.

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A purported haul of MDMA worth over €1 million was actually strawberry-flavoured sweets, police have admitted. Paris police boasted on Twitter of their massive bust at an alleged "narcotics packaging workshop feeding underground parties".

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A man arrested for allegedly stealing a police car managed to escape custody by stealing a second police car, a police force said. Police in Quebec, Canada say they were alerted just after noon yesterday that a police car had been stolen during a police operation.

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Police have been left stumped following the theft of hundreds of trees from the French countryside. Around 400 fine 100-year-old oaks and 50-year-old spruces were cut down in a couple of nights and removed from an area around a village in the Pyrenees.

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Taiwanese officials are calling on people to stop changing their name to Salmon. The situation, dubbed "salmon chaos" by local media came about after Japanese chain Sushiro ran a promotion which ended on Thursday offering free food to any customer and five of their friends – if they changed th

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A lawyer is facing a bill of more than £50,000 after having lost a court battle in a row over a "lovely thick" laurel hedge, The Times reports. Julia Lofthouse sued Nick Hartley after he told his gardener to thin the hedge that separates their properties in Surrey.

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A candidate for political office in Japan is conducting his campaign dressed as the Joker. Yuusuke Kawai, who is hoping to become governor of Chiba Prefecture, east of Tokyo, is running as a candidate for the Party to Make All of Chiba a Land of Dreams and Magic, SoraNews24 reports.

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A politician has been fined €10,000 for offering a wolf's tail as a retirement present. Jean-Marie Bernard, of France's conservative Republican party, said the gift was a “friendly gesture” as well as a political act to support farmers whose livelihoods are endangered by wolves.

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A Belfast man arrested for allegedly exposing himself in a Subway restaurant was found to have a Kinder Egg full of drugs concealed in his backside, police say. John Goddard, 48, was arrested on suspicion of being drunk and causing disturbances after reports he had exposed himself in a Subway in sou

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A man who was sacked for sharing a leftover slice of pizza with his son on a business trip has been awarded over £150,000 by a court. Sydney man Greg Sherry was given permission to bring his wife and children on a trip to Melbourne, with his family members paying their own way.

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President Joe Biden's two German shepherds have been sent home from the White House after biting a security guard. White House officials said three-year-old Major "was surprised by an unfamiliar person and reacted in a way that resulted in a minor injury".

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