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A trainee police officer who drew a red line on his Covid test to get time off work breached police standards, a tribunal has ruled. Ahmed Anwari used a red pen to manually alter his lateral flow test result before sending a photograph to Lancashire Constabulary.

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Hundreds of kilograms of cocaine have been turned over to police by baffled supermarket workers after being discovered in shipments of bananas from Colombia. The drugs – totalling around 998 kilograms, worth nearly £70 million – were mistakenly delivered to a number of Czech superm

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Animal rights advocates have failed to persuade a court that an elephant named Happy is legally a person. New York's highest appeals court ruled by 5-2 that Asian elephant Happy has not been illegally detained at the Bronx Zoo, where she has lived for more than 40 years, The New York Times reports.

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British peers have kicked up a fuss about the quality of the heavily subsidised food and drink available in the House of Lords. In letters and emails sent to parliamentary authorities and published by openDemocracy, members of the unelected chamber complained about the amount of salmon and quality o

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A major insurer has been ordered to pay €5 million ($5.2 million) to a woman who caught an STD after having unprotected sex in a man's insured car. A court in Missouri upheld the decision of an arbitrator requiring Geico to make the payment to the woman who they say contracted HPV, according to

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Only Fools and Horses character Del Boy is protected under copyright law as a "literary work", an English judge has ruled. The High Court in London was asked to rule in a dispute between the makers of the TV show and an "interactive theatrical dining experience" called Only Fools the (Cushty) Dining

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A man who raps about robbing ATMs has been arrested on suspicion of robbing an ATM. Ladesion Riley, a 30-year-old from Houston, Texas recently released a YouTube video where he raps about frequently robbing ATMs out of state.

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A police officer who had the words "PURE EVIL" tattooed across his knuckles has been sacked. Eric Weyda has launched an appeal against his sacking by Cincinnati Police Department four months after getting the ill-advised tattoos, WLWT5 reports.

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Ancient artefacts worth around €4.7 million were destroyed by a man who was mad at his girlfriend, authorities have said. Brian Henandez, 21, was arrested shortly after a late-night rampage through the Dallas Museum of Art (DMA), which has no connection with him or his partner.

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Bees can legally be considered a type of fish, a court in California has ruled. An appeals court sided with the California Fish and Game Commission after it was sued by agricultural groups over its decision to classify certain species of bumblebee as endangered.

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The father of comedian Jimmy Carr has called for his son to be stripped of an honour after he made derogatory comments about the city of Limerick. In a new book, Mr Carr describes his parents – who hail from Limerick – as having "moved from a shit town to another shit town" when they rel

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France has banned English gaming jargon in an attempt to preserve the purity of its language. The country's culture ministry said the video game sector featured too many English words.

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Children's favourite Winnie the Pooh is to be reimagined as a serial killer. In addition to Pooh and Piglet, director Rhys Frake-Waterfield's new indie horror flick – Winnie the Pooh: Blood and Honey – will feature the likes of “Caged Man” and “Mauled Woman”.

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A police force belatedly discovered it had been burgled after finding some of its belongings during an unrelated search. Officers searching an address in Auckland, New Zealand unexpectedly came across "a number of documents" which were meant to have been destroyed, as well as expired cannisters of p

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Lawmakers in Thailand have been criticised after it was revealed that the country's new parliament building includes a karaoke room. The Sappaya-Sapasathan also features a running track, massage room and golf driving range.

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