An eight-year-old border collie has joined the ranks of the canine elite after being left over €4 million in a will. Late bath tycoon Bill Dorris left $5 million from his estate – around €4.2 million or £3.6 million – to his beloved dog Lulu.
A criminal case concerning the alleged theft of slippers worth around €20 has been concluded after eight years and around €3,000 in costs. The long-running case in Palermo, the capital of the Italian region of Sicily, has been held up as an example of trivial cases clogging up the island's
A Māori politician who was ejected from New Zealand's parliament for refusing to wear a tie has won a battle to change the dress code. Male MPs will no longer be required to wear a tie – which Māori Party co-leader Rawiri Waititi has called a "colonial noose" – under the new rules.
A defendant in Cork District Court was reprimanded yesterday after using his mobile to take courtroom selfies and share them on Snapchat. Corey O'Brien, 23, was in court yesterday to face a charge of demanding money with menaces, having allegedly demanded €6,000 to satisfy a drug debt.
A couple has been fined for an outing they undertook – to catch pokémon. Canadians Matthew Steeves and his wife spent the first moment they'd had together in months to steal away together for a game of Pokémon GO in the hopes of finding a Pikachu or two.
A man who stole a pair of handcuffs more than 60 years ago has sheepishly returned them to the police. The 74-year-old grandfather returned the handcuffs to the Los Angeles Police Department with an apologetic letter and a $100 donation.
A remarkably brave smuggler has been sentenced after being caught with nearly 1,000 cacti and succulents strapped to her body. Wenqing Li, known as Wendy, stuffed the prickly plants in stockings and strapped them to her body to smuggle them from China to New Zealand.
A long-standing ban on workers eating at their desks is set to be relaxed in France to help tackle the Covid-19 pandemic. French labour law currently forbids "letting workers take their meal inside the work premises", The Local reports.
Mafia bosses have ordered ambulance drivers in Naples to stop using their sirens and lights because they are disrupting drug deals. An ambulance in the city was accosted by armed men on motorbikes on Saturday night, The Times reports.
A lawyer who inadvertently broadcast himself having sex with his client to a bemused judge in an online court hearing has been disbarred for life. Héctor Cipriano Paredes Robles, a criminal lawyer in Peru, apparently believed the court was in recess and thought his camera was turned off.
A man has been arrested on suspicion of using a radio to give fake air control instructions to passenger jets and helicopters. Police in Berlin raided the home of a 32-year-old following multiple incidents of "dangerous interference in rail, ship and air traffic".
Sandwich chain Subway is facing a lawsuit alleging that its tuna sandwich contains no traces of tuna. Lanier Law Firm is bringing a class action lawsuit in the US state of California on behalf of thousands of people who have eaten Subway tuna sandwiches in the past three years.
An entire police station is under investigation after officers and civilian staff used their building for an illegal late-night party. One video circulating on social media shows the officers and staff at the major police station in Paris dancing the Macarena at 3am without face masks.