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An English police chief has been referred to a watchdog after being accused of falsely presenting himself as a veteran of the Falklands War. Nick Adderley, chief constable of Northamptonshire Police, has been regularly pictured wearing the South Atlantic Medal awarded to those who served in the 1982

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Police fined a motorist after spotting a large dog behind the wheel of a speeding car. Slovakian police have released a photo they say shows a "brown hunting dog smiling beautifully into the camera, obediently sitting behind the wheel of a Škoda and peering through the windshield".

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A medicinal cannabis farm has seen its entire crop wiped out by an invading herd of sheep who ate around 300kg of cannabis, according to reports. Yannis Bourounis, owner of the farm in Almyros, Greece, told In.gr that the sheep ate everything that was left after Storm Daniel destroyed most of the pl

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A police officer who arrested and handcuffed a Chucky doll — from the horror film franchise Child's Play — has been disciplined. The owner of the doll was arrested in the Mexican city of Monclova after reports that he was using Chucky and a real knife to scare people and ask them fo

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A couple who threatened to sue an airline after spending a 13-hour flight seated next to a farting dog have received a refund. New Zealand couple Gill and Warren Press were so disturbed by their furry seatmate during the lengthy flight from Paris to Singapore that they accepted an offer to relocate

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A lawyer who defrauded clients of almost £2 million (around €2.3m) after falling for a lottery scam has been jailed for four years. Scammers convinced Norwich solicitor Hugh Lansdell, 74, that he had won a postcode lottery in Spain but needed to hand over increasing amounts of cash to acc

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Police pulled over a stolen car only to find it was being driven by the owner's runaway 10-year-old son, accompanied by his 11-year-old sister. The young children decided to abscond after their mother confiscated their electronic devices and were caught hundreds of miles from their Florida home, pol

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A woman had to be rescued by police from an outhouse toilet after she climbed into it to retrieve her Apple Watch. The woman dropped the watch at a boat launch event in Bagley Township, Michigan, police said, and lowered herself inside the toilet.

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A journalist recently tested the limits of baby naming in Australia by calling her son "Methamphetamine Rules". Kirsten Drysdale submitted the name to the New South Wales Births, Deaths and Marriages registry as part of national broadcaster ABC's new show What the FAQ.

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Former Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani is being sued by his own lawyers over an alleged unpaid legal bill of $1.36 million (around €1.3m or £1.1m). The disputed bill relates to services provided since 2019, including early representation in some of the notorious election rigging cases, NBC New

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An artist who was given nearly €70,000 in cash for an art project but then returned two blank canvasses he titled Take the Money and Run has been ordered to repay the sum. Danish artist Jens Haaning was expected to physically incorporate the banknotes totalling 500,000 kroner (nearly €70,0

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The owner of a surfing python has been fined after breaching the strict conditions of his animal permit. Higor Fiuza was filmed longboarding with three-year-old carpet python Shiva off Australia's Gold Coast in footage which went viral on social media this month, ABC reports.

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Skyrocketing cocaine exports are set to overtake oil as Colombia's main export, according to a new analysis. The country's oil exports dropped by nearly a third in the first half of the year while its cocaine exports are expected to outperform a record set in 2022, Bloomberg reports.

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Police are investigating the unusual theft of 14 beehives from an apiary in north Wales. Beekeepers were last month urged to keep a look out for the missing bees, with police suggesting the thief or thieves would "clearly... have some knowledge about beekeeping".

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Lidl issued an urgent recall on a line of Paw Patrol branded products after discovering a web address on the packaging led visitors to pornography. Four different biscuit and breakfast bar products featuring the images of police pup Chase and pals were affected by the issue, according to a recall no

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