And Finally

901-915 of 1381 Articles
Clock icon 1 minute

A man sawed his neighbour's garage in half following a dispute over the boundary line between the two properties. Construction worker Gabriel Brawn used a reciprocating saw to destroy half of the structure after a land surveyor confirmed that the garage straddled the boundary line between the two ho

Clock icon 1 minute

Footage of a police car involved in a slow-speed pursuit of a "runaway golf cart" has gone viral on social media. In a video from New Zealand, a police car is seen mounting the pavement with sirens blaring during the slow-motion chase.

Clock icon 1 minute

Three people have been arrested for allegedly running a fake branch of State Bank of India (SBI). The three-month-old office came to the attention of authorities after an SBI customer noticed it in the city of Panruti in Tamil Nadu and took the matter up with his branch manager.

Clock icon 1 minute

Police slapped partygoers with fines worth nearly €23,000 in total after an unusually large order from KFC raised suspicions. Ambulance workers who were at the restaurant by coincidence raised the alarm after two people ordered more than 20 meals in the early hours of the morning.

Clock icon 1 minute

Russian officials have been accused of using "invisible ink" on valuable contracts to facilitate corruption and kickbacks. A councillor in Moscow has uploaded a video to social media which appears to show the key financial details on a housing contract simply disappearing when the paper is held near

Clock icon 1 minute

Criminal jurisdiction over nearly half of the state of Oklahoma has been thrown in doubt after the Supreme Court of the United States held that the territory belongs to Native Americans. The 5-4 majority ruling applies to territory given to the Muscogee (Creek) Nation but could also be extended to l

Clock icon 1 minute

Opinion pieces in reputable publications that are favourable to the United Arab Emirates have allegedly been penned by non-existent authors. The Daily Beast website claims none of the people purported to have written for publications including The Jerusalem Post and South China Morning Post existed.

Clock icon 1 minute

Satanists have threatened to sue a US state if it pushes ahead with plans to put the words "In God We Trust" on its flag. The state of Mississippi last month agreed to replace its 120-year-old flag because it features Confederate symbols.

Clock icon 1 minute

A criminal defence lawyer went viral on social media after turning up to a sentencing hearing in a hazmat suit. Samuel J. Rabin Jr., an attorney in Miami, Florida, attended the court in a full hazmat suit with gloves, respirator mask and face shield.

Clock icon 1 minute

The head of Russia's national women's organisation has called for a rainbow-coloured ice cream to be banned as "gay propaganda". Ekaterina Lakhova, an MP and head of the Union of Women of Russia, said the ice cream was "indirect propaganda" and comparable to the swastika, RIA reports.

Clock icon 1 minute

An investigation has been launched into the apparent abduction of Sir Walter Scott's loyal four-legged companion. A 160-year-old statue in Perth depicts the renowned writer with his deerhound, Maida – but the dog has been stolen.

Clock icon 1 minute

A police force has reminded officers not to leave their keys in unoccupied police cars after one was stolen during a chase. Officers in southern New Zealand were chasing down a suspect on foot last August when he circled back and drove off with the police car.

Clock icon 1 minute

An e-bike advert has been banned on the basis that it creates "a climate of anxiety" around the car industry. The TV advert shows the reflection of gridlocked streets and factory chimneys in a car's bodywork, which melts away to reveal Dutch company Van Moof's new e-bike.

Clock icon 1 minute

The Rolling Stones have threatened legal action against Donald Trump after he used their songs at his campaign rallies. The band said it is working with music rights organisation BMI to stop Trump's use of their songs as part of his re-election campaign.

Clock icon 1 minute

A judge instructed lawyers in an attempted murder trial to "be nice" to one of the jurors – because she's his wife. Judge Thomas Ensor's wife was allowed to remain on the jury for the trial of Gary Val Richardson in Colorado, The Times reports.

901-915 of 1381 Articles