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Burgers will disappear from billboards under a Dutch city's world-first plan to ban meat advertisements from public spaces on climate grounds. Haarlem, a city of roughly 160,000 people to the west of Amsterdam, will ban the ads from buses, shelters and screens from the start of 2024.

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The death of one of the world's all-time best dressage horses has sparked a complex legal battle over the ownership of his sperm. Totilas, a former world record holder for top dressage score in grand prix freestyle dressage, died in 2020 — but 120 millilitres of his frozen semen remains in the

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A police officer's video of the goats which took over his vehicle and started eating his paperwork has gone viral on social media. The troublesome pair of goats invaded a car belonging to an officer with Madison County Sheriff's Office in Alabama.

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Two successive earthquakes have rocked Liechtenstein's national parliament — just as lawmakers were debating a new law on earthquake insurance. Footage from the parliament shows a slight tremor as MP Bettina Petzold-Mähr makes the case for making earthquake insurance a legal requirement,

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A politician has appealed for help after his bike was stolen less than 90 minutes after he pledged to tackle bike theft in his city. Rick Shone, a mayoral candidate in Winnipeg, Canada, said his bike was stolen from his truck while parked outside a shop, CBC reports.

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A Melbourne resident received a windfall of $10.5 million (£6.2m) when she was accidentally transferred the sum by cryptocurrency trading platform Crypto.com. The error happened as a routine $100 (£59) refund was being processed to her account by the crypto platform, but the company only

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Two pilots were suspended after getting into a fist-fight while climbing thousands of feet in the air, it has emerged. The Air France pilots were disciplined after the incident in June, according to a damning report published by France's Bureau of Enquiry and Analysis for Civil Aviation Safety (BEA)

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A new card game inspired by party hit Cards Against Humanity has been refused patent protection in Bulgaria for insulting the country's "ancient and eternal values". Much like the US game, Cards Against Bulgarianness sees players combine cards with short phrases to create funny and offensive stateme

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A prison governor has apologised after allowing prisoners to take part in a go-karting contest. Inmates and guards at Fresnes Prison, the second-largest prison in France, took part in go-karting, tug-of-war and other events inspired by a TV game show, euronews reports.

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More than two dozen people have been sanctioned by Chinese authorities over "tragically ugly" illustrations in a school textbook. An inquiry into the maths textbook, published nearly a decade ago, was launched after the illustrations were widely mocked on Chinese social media earlier this year.

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The owner of a churros shop in Stirling is set to face trial for allegedly annoying nearby residents with the sweet smell of the Spanish treat. Richard Wilmot, 31, denies annoying the occupants of the flat above his shop by not complying with an abatement notice served by Stirling Council contrary t

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A court has been asked to rule on a copyright dispute between two artists who both taped a banana to a wall. US artist Joe Morford is suing Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan, alleging that the latter stole his fruit-based artwork, The Guardian reports.

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A wine seller who allegedly sold millions of bottles of cheap wine disguised with counterfeit labels from more prestigious regions will appear in court next month. Felipe Gimenez, owner of Tarragona wine company Reserva de la Tierra, has been summoned before a judge to answer charges of fraud, misle

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Gangsters who ran a fake police station for eight months in order to extort people have been exposed and arrested. The fake police station, run out of a hotel, was set up in the Indian state of Bihar just 500 metres away from a real police station, NDTV reports.

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A university library's prized manuscript by Galileo has been identified as a forgery. The University of Michigan Library described the document as one of its "great treasures", believing it to be a draft of a letter sent by Galileo to the Doge of Venice in 1609.

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