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Thieves who stole 42 powerful rifles from a police armoury covered their tracks for around a year by replacing them with wooden and plastic replicas. The police officer in charge of the armoury in Capiatá, Paraguay has now himself been replaced, officials confirmed.

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A man convicted of smuggling around £130,000 worth of gold out of the Royal Canadian Mint in his rectum has been granted a reduced fine on appeal. Leston Lawrence, 35, was fined around £147,500 last February by Justice Doody after being convicted of stealing the nugget-sized pieces of go

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Police have launched a criminal investigation into the demolition of an historic Dundee mill. The derelict Halley's Mill, built in 1836, was demolished by Craigie Estates in May out of safety concerns.

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Household products giant Procter & Gamble is facing an uphill battle to trademark popular textspeak acronyms including "OMG", "LOL" and "WTF". The multinational said it wants to use the phrases on household and personal care products targeted at younger consumers.

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Police have discovered a tunnel in a former KFC restaurant being used to smuggle illegal drugs. The operation was uncovered after a routine traffic stop resulted in the seizure of over 168 kilograms of drugs brought into Arizona from Mexico through the narrow tunnel.

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A man has been forced to drive hundreds of miles back to a local beach after being threatened with prosecution – for stealing pebbles. The incident occurred at Cornish beauty spot Crackington Haven, where beach pebble theft has led to the parish council installing warning signs informing beach

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A man accused of biting off a fellow golfer's finger during an altercation on the course has been released on bail. Derek Harkins, 46, has been ordered not to drink alcohol while he awaits trial on a charge of "mayhem".

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FIFA has quietly removed "corruption" from its code of ethics as part of its first overhaul since major criminal investigations were launched into corruption allegations in 2015. The previous code, adopted in 2012, included references to offences of "bribery and corruption" with no statute of limita

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High demand for avocados, which are soaring in price, has fuelled a crime wave across New Zealand. Thousands of dollars worth of avocados are being stolen by organised gangs who are selling the fruit on to retailers, the New Zealand Herald reports.

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A woman who tormented her neighbours by blasting opera music for 16 years has been arrested. Eva N would play a four-minute aria from Verdi's La Traviata all day long with her speakers at full volume.

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Permission has been granted for cows to visit nudist beaches during the heatwave to cool down, despite complaints. Nudists have been forced to compete with livestock for beach space and claim their presence is "unhygienic and could pose a health risk".

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A woman has availed herself of the ancient Norman rite of Clameur de Haro in an attempt to stop the narrowing of a road in Guernsey. Rosie Henderson invoked the clameur by kneeling and crying for help and reciting the Lord's Prayer, in Norman French.

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A new mother was reported to authorities the day after the birth of her child after she tested positive for opiates - having eaten a poppyseed bagel. Elizabeth Eden had to be monitored by a caseworker for five days after the birth of her daughter because of the results.

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A man attempted to take his driving test with a stash of marijuana and drug money in the car. Reginald D. Wooding Jr, 22, was gearing up for his test when the examiner smelled the drug and alerted an officer.

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A fisherman has been fined for lying to police about being attacked – so that officers would give him a lift home. Matthew McAtasney, 19, claimed to have been kicked and punched last year.

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