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A man who trafficked sheep parts from Kyrgyzstan as part of a bizarre plot to clone "massive hybrid sheep species" is facing imprisonment. Arthur "Jack" Schubarth, 80, from the US state of Montana, last week pleaded guilty to two wildlife offences committed as part of what prosecutors describe as "a

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Police responding to a report of dangerous driving found a 103-year-old woman with an expired driving license at the wheel of an uninsured car. Giuseppina Molinari, born in 1920, was fined and taken home by police in Italy's northern Emilia Romagna region after being pulled over in the early hours o

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French train conductors receive a 10 per cent commission of fines they impose on ticketless travellers, leaked documents have revealed. The policy, which was not publicly known until it was reported in Le Parisien, has sparked fears that conductors are being incentivised to issue frivolous fines for

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Rats high on cannabis are defecating freely on police officers' desks, a police chief in the US has complained. Anne Kirkpatrick, superintendent of New Orleans Police Department (NOPD), said rats have been getting into the evidence room in the force's headquarters and eating confiscated drugs, WWL-T

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A pair of security guards who found a huge bag of money left behind by robbers targeting their workplace pocketed the cash and went on a spending spree — before having it conned from them by fake police officers. The bizarre chain of events began with the robbery of Quest Financial Services in

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Olive oil has become the number-one target of Spanish shoplifting gangs following a sharp increase in prices.

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The question of who invented butter chicken is to be resolved by an Indian court in a case which has already racked up over €200,000 in legal fees. The Delhi High Court is hearing a case brought by the owners of Delhi restaurant Moti Mahal against the Daryaganj restaurant chain amid rival claim

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Police are on the hunt for a man who allegedly entered a shop and dunked his entire head into a large barrel of pickles. The act was spotted on CCTV cameras and meant the entire barrel of pickles had to be discarded.

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US prosecutors have charged a man who allegedly sent classified information through a dating website to someone who claimed to be a Ukrainian woman and referred to him as her "secret informant love". David Franklin Slater, a 63-year-old civilian employee of the US Air Force, has been charged with al

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Spain's government has told restaurants to close earlier as it attempts to enforce a 35-hour working week. “It’s madness to carry on extending opening times; that a restaurant is open at 1am is not reasonable,” Yolanda Díaz, the labour minister, said.

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A high school is being sued after a teacher allegedly brought real swords to the classroom and instructed pupils to fight. Chemistry teacher Loviata Mitchell allegedly told pupils she had a "surprise" before pulling out weapons described as resembling a katana and a rapier, which she smuggled past s

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A police force has apologised for an advert modelled after the video game Call of Duty. The ad, from police in Peoria, Illinois, copies the look of the game in order to attract recruits.

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A train driver who lost his job after leaving tarantula and snake remains in a colleague's pigeonhole has received £22,000 in compensation and been told he should get his job back. An employment tribunal in Watford, England, ruled that Jonathan Richardson's pranks were humorous and not in

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Angry parents summoned police to a "Willy Wonka Experience" in Glasgow after it turned out to be little more than a sparsely-decorated warehouse. Police Scotland confirmed that officers attended the event and provided advice as parents with crying children raged about the £35 (€40) ticket

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A man has been charged with insider trading offences after allegedly making close to $2 million by eavesdropping on his wife's work calls. US regulators say Tyler Loudon made illegal profits of $1.76 million after listening-in to calls made by his wife, an M&A manager with BP, concerning a plann

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