A man charged with car theft was arrested again after allegedly showing up to court in another stolen car. The 34-year-old was arrested just after attending court in a town near Adelaide, Australia on a charge of illegally using a motor vehicle.
Confused police officers burst into the wrong home and ordered a bewildered young man to drop his boxers and lift up his testicles in a botched drug raid. The Gracey family – Joe, 60; Jacqueline, 56; Anthony, 23; Andrew, 32; and Ellie, 11 – were woken by the early morning raid, which abr
A court in Peru has issued a written judgment in a language of the Quechua family, the main language family of the Inca Empire, for the first time. The ruling was handed down in a personal injury claim between two native speakers of Áncash Quechua, estimated to have around a million speakers
Two women were promptly arrested after complaining to police that a hitman they hired had ripped them off. The 52-year-old woman and her 20-year-old daughter allegedly plotted with the daughter's 29-year-old boyfriend to find and kill the older woman's ex-partner.
A defendant had his mouth taped shut on a judge's orders after repeatedly interrupting his sentencing hearing. The tape was only removed after the man's lawyer suggested he could simply be removed from the courtroom instead.
An angry Cork judge postponed sentencing for a man found guilty of threatening behaviour after he turned up to court wearing shorts. Judge Olann Kelleher, putting the case back to Friday, said: "You cannot come to court in shorts."
An illegal factory allegedly producing fake Ferraris and sham Lamborghinis has been shut down by police. The father and son owners of the workshop were arrested following the raid and have been charged with industrial property offences.
A pair of tourists visiting Venice were fined and asked to leave the city after making coffee on the steps of the Rialto Bridge. The two backpackers, 32 and 35, fell foul of the city's new public order laws, which seek to address problems associated with the city's high levels of tourism through mea
A farmer has been fined more than £2,000 for damage to an ancient earthwork which he tried and failed to blame on his sheep. Richard Pugh, 35, admitted that he damaged Offa's Dyke, which follows the ancient border between England and Wales, with his farm equipment.
A fight between two men over who had reserved a sunbed on a cruise ship is set to be resolved in court. Their wives are among witnesses who have been summoned to appear before the district court in the German town of Auerbach, Saxony next month.
Ireland's food safety watchdog has recalled a batch of CBD oil that was found to be psychoactive. CBD oil – short for cannabidiol oil – can be legally sold in Ireland despite being derived from cannabis, as it does not contain the plant's psychoactive component, THC (tetrahydrocannabinol
A man has been arrested on suspicion of trying to smuggle half a kilo of cocaine across continents under his wig. Police in Barcelona Airport became suspicious of the man, who had just arrived from Bogotá, Colombia, because of the size and height of his wig.
A polygamy-themed beer has been rejected for sale in North Carolina because “polygamy is illegal". The beer, Polygamy Porter, is already sold in at least 20 other US states – including Utah.
A 41-year legal battle – fought over the sum of 20 rupees – has finally come to an end. Ismail Khan, 68, from Gwalior in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, has been relieved of charges dating back to 1978, the Hindustan Times reports.
A judge writing about breach of fiduciary duty said in his judgment that the court would not render an earlier case meaningless – as Game of Thrones did the Night King. Judge John B. Owens of the US Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, a disgruntled fan of the blockbuster series, wrote: "We will not