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Pop star Shakira must face trial on tax fraud charges that could see her jailed for eight years, a Spanish court has ruled. A court in Barcelona said the singer – made famous in Europe by her record-breaking hit Hips Don’t Lie – should face trial for six alleged tax crimes, the BBC

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A village has come under the global spotlight after adopting a new "digital detox" from 7pm to 8.30pm every evening. A siren marks the beginning of the detox period in Mohityanche Vadgaon, a small village in India's western Maharashtra state, during which all people are asked to set aside their mobi

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A seal which evaded capture by concerned authorities for several days has finally been taken into custody after turning himself in at a police station. "Shoebert", who became a minor celebrity in a town near Boston after turning up in the local Shoe Pond and defying rescue attempts, unexpectedl

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A Yorkshire football club is attempting to avail itself of a 12th century treaty in order to play in Scotland. Doncaster City FC has contacted the Scottish Football Association (SFA) “applying for next year’s competition” on the basis of the 1136 treaty, which gave the town to Scot

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A popular online shooter is set to be banned by the Taliban for "promoting violence". PUBG: Battlegrounds, one of the most successful video games of all time with a player base of tens of millions of people worldwide, has previously been accused by the Taliban of "[causing] the young generation to g

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A police station in the US has begun organising pot parties to help officers better understand how cannabis impairs motorists. Montgomery County Police Station in Maryland invited legal cannabis users to light up in front of officers so they could see the effects first-hand, The Times reports.

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A man who filmed himself making violent threats while dressed as Batman villain The Joker has been banned from wearing fancy dress. Jeremy Garnier, 51, pleaded guilty to making a terrorist threat — but insists that he had been "in character" and had not intended to threaten anyone.

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A police investigation into the theft of a solid gold toilet worth £4.8 million (€5.5 million) has reached a dead end. The odd artwork was stolen from Blenheim Palace two days after it went on display at the Duke of Marlborough's country home.

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Police officers responding to a reported shooting were taken aback after a food delivery robot unexpectedly rolled through their crime scene. A video posted to social media shows the four-wheeled robot pause at the yellow crime scene tape, but then continue after it is lifted by a bystander.

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The Duke of Marlborough has had his £132,000 Porsche Cayenne seized after he failed to make the requisite payments and despite his personal worth of £188 million. Volkswagen Financial Services UK, the trading name of Porsche Financial Services, took the duke to court and claimed he had a

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A teenager who allegedly stole a bus to visit his girlfriend has been arrested. The 15-year-old boy from Mattegoda, Sri Lanka, took the drastic action after realising there were no services running he could use to meet his girlfriend as arranged.

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A council has apologised for demanding a landowner remove a fence which it turned out had been put there by the council itself. Longford County Council had directed local landowner Louis Herterich to remove a palisade gate and fence from his property within six weeks.

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A bench painted in rainbow colours as a tribute to healthcare workers during the pandemic must be returned to its original dark brown colour, a court has ruled. The repainting of the bench in a Warwickshire churchyard last summer was made without permission from the parish priest or the parochial ch

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Thousands of donkey penises set for Hong Kong have been seized by customs officials in Nigeria. The 16 sacks of penises were falsely labelled as "cow male genitals", but were correctly identified "after due examination", ABC News reports.

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Donald Trump once offered a baffled lawyer a deed to a horse in an ultimately unsuccessful bid to settle a $2 million legal bill, according to a new book. Servants of the Damned: Giant Law Firms, Donald Trump and the Corruption of Justice, by David Enrich, recounts how the lawyer confronted the futu

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