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A solicitor has been suspended after being caught using a disabled blue badge she was not entitled to. London lawyer Nina Koushi was caught parking in a disabled space in November 2019, just months after qualifying as a solicitor, the Law Society Gazette reports.

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A couple have been ordered to pay over £22,000 to their son after they binned his massive porn collection. An expert in porn valuation told a court that the destroyed collection was probably worth $30,441.54 (around £22,139), MLive.com reports.

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Athletes have complained that gold medals handed out at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics are falling apart. Chinese athletes Zhu Xueying and Wang Shun said on social media that material was flaking off their medals, The Times reports.

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A petition demanding that all depictions of Wales' national animal, the Red Dragon, include an erect penis will be considered by Welsh legislators. The bizarre online petition has gathered enough signatures to be considered by the Welsh Parliament's petitions committee, Nation.Cymru reports.

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The estate of the sculptor of Copenhagen's famous Little Mermaid statue is suing a small Danish town to demand it removes its own statue of a mermaid. The heirs of Edvard Eriksen, who sculpted the character from the Hans Christian Anderson story that inspired the Disney classic, argue the statue in

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Sex Pistols frontman John Lydon – or Johnny Rotten – has lost a High Court battle with his former bandmates over a new TV show about their career. He pulled out of the six-part miniseries to be directed by Oscar winner Danny Boyle and refused to allow the band's music to be used in the s

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A Canadian soldier who was accused of drugging her comrades with cannabis-laced cupcakes at a live-fire training exercise has been found guilty of various offences. Sandra Cogswell was convicted by a military judge on eight counts of administering a noxious substance as well as one of behaving in a

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Sardinian authorities have pleaded with tourists not to steal sand from its famous beaches, such as the iconic pink beach on Budelli. At least six tonnes of sand has been stolen from Sardinian beaches this year so far, according to campaign group Sardinia Robbed and Plundered.

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Some 20 protestors descended on Edinburgh Castle last night, claiming to have seized it under Magna Carta. The group cited article 61 of the document, which has nothing to do with Scotland, and streamed the protest on Facebook Live. In a 13-minute video, a woman states that the castle “belongs to

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A police officer who enjoys watching esports while off duty made an unexpected arrest after recognising a top gamer as a wanted criminal. The officer was spending his downtime playing popular multiplayer game League of Legends (LoL) in an internet café with friends in his city of Chongqing in south

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A former accounts manager at a non-profit affiliated with a medical school has pleaded guilty to embezzling almost $13 million. Florida man Ralph Puglisi, 59, faces a jail term of up to 20 years, The Tampa Bay Times reports. He worked for the University of South Florida's medical service association

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A lawyer has agreed to pay seven buffaloes in compensation after insulting an indigenous beauty pageant. Malaysian lawyer Marcel Jude Joseph reached a deal with local native leaders after he insulted the Unduk Ngadau beauty pageant by comparing it to a cattle show.

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A bungling bank robber left his target empty-handed because bank staff couldn't make decipher the poor handwriting on his threatening note. Sussex man Alan Slattery, 67, has been jailed after robbing one bank and attempting to rob two others in the space of two weeks.

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A prominent Muslim cleric with more than three million followers has issued a fatwa against Facebook's "haha" reaction. Ahmadullah, based in Bangladesh, said the use of the "haha" reaction to mock people is haram – but using it in good faith is fine.

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