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Cult classic film Fight Club has been rewritten in China to give it a more censor-friendly ending where law enforcement ultimately wins the day. The original version of the 1999 film, starring Brad Pitt and Edward Norton, ends with the protagonist failing to foil an anti-consumerist plot to blow up

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Hundreds of holidaymakers experienced an unexpected end to their trip after their cruise ship changed course to avoid seizure by US authorities. The Crystal Symphony was bound for Miami, Florida but docked at Bimini in the Bahamas after a US judge said the luxury liner could be seized in a dispute o

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Loyal fans of Hollywood star Ana de Armas are suing a film studio for $5 million after renting a film in the mistaken belief that she was in it alongside actress Lily James. Ms de Armas – who shot to fame with her appearance in Blade Runner 2049, Knives Out and No Time to Die – appeared

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Women have been banned from the front seats of trucks in Uganda after being branded a road hazard. Ugandan authorities have claimed male truck drivers are liable to be distracted by women wearing revealing clothing in their driver's cabin, Kenya's The Star reports.

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A woman who travelled from London to the Isle of Mull to take the UK's easiest driving test has admitted she still failed. Constance Kampfner wrote in The Times this week of her mission to take an easier test after failing the first time in London.

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Happy couples have been banned from laughing at their weddings by authorities in the south of Russia. A new decree in the Rostov region dictates that there should be no laughter, loud conversations or exclamations during civil marriage ceremonies.

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An Italian couple have won a nearly two-decade-long court battle over their neighbour's toilet flushing loudly in the night. The couple, from La Spezia, launched the case in 2003 shortly after their neighbours installed a new bathroom adjacent to the couple's bedroom.

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Hundreds of thousands of boxes of Kellogg's cereals have been seized by Mexican authorities for being too appealing to children. A new law in Mexico forbids the marketing of sugary foods directly to children, for example with cartoon drawings and mascots, ABC News reports.

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A wanted man who was believed to have died in the US nearly two years ago has been found alive in a Glasgow hospital after contracting Covid-19. Nicholas Rossi apparently faked his death to escape serious criminal charges in Utah and Ohio and has been living in Scotland under an assumed name, NBC re

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A cat has been taken into custody after a woman called police because her cats were fighting. The 52-year-old woman in Omaha, Nebraska said she tried to break up the fight and verbally told the aggressor she would "put it in its room".

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US authorities have released a dubious guide to help parents decode covert drug references in emoji form. The "emoji drug code" released by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has been compared to early 2000s guides which explained texting abbreviations like "LOL".

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A court has upheld the sacking of two police officers who ignored an ongoing robbery to continue playing Pokémon Go. Los Angeles police officers Louis Lozano and Eric Mitchell were recorded dismissing a call to assist with the robbery while boasting of catching rare Pokémon in the mobi

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An Italian mobster with a distinctive scar on his chin was caught after decades on the run when he was spotted on Google Street View. Police say they tracked down mafia killer Gioacchino Gammino in the Spanish town of Galapagar after he was snapped by Google cameras standing outside a grocery shop.

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Car adverts will be required to include a message encouraging viewers to walk or cycle instead of driving under a new French law. Under regulations coming into effect from March, all types of car adverts will have to include messages like "Think about carpooling" and "Take public transit daily", CTV

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India's tax authority has seized £26 million in banknotes, 23 kilograms of gold and 250 kilograms of silver from the country's biggest-ever tax evader. Businessman Piyush Jain was arrested after officials raided his home, described by local media as a "warehouse of money" with cash "spilling o

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