A businessman who gave £182,000 to a woman he met on dating app Tinder has won a court battle to get the money back. Marcel Kooter, 57, claimed he sent the money to Manuel Radeva, 37, for investment purposes - not as a gift.
A courthouse was evacuated after a lawyer showed up with an "abundance" of bed bugs falling out of his suit. The alarm was raised after someone in the courthouse said she could see "something crawling on his neck".
An elderly crime wave appears to be sweeping Japan because pensioners are seeking jail time in a bid to save money. Over-65s now make up one in five convictions in the Asian country, up from one in 20 just over two decades ago.
Police arrested three men in connection with a burglary after noticing their shoes were covered in fur similar to that on the burgled party's shedding cat. The resident arrived home to find signs of a break-in and three people running away.
A man has admitted that he tried to rob a bank because he wanted to be sent to a prison rumoured to have the best food. William Gallagher, 68, appeared in court in Wisconsin less than a year after leaving prison in New Jersey.
A court celebrated its achievements over the past year by publishing a video on social media portraying one of its judges as the famous video game character Mario. The three-minute video sees "Super Mario Mr Judge" smashing bricks representing various law enforcement milestones, including handling o
Pet dogs have been banned from public spaces in Tehran, the capital of Iran. Walking dogs in "public spaces, such as parks", and even driving them around in cars, will make pet owners liable for prosecution.
A prisoner facing a three-month jail sentence for making an improvised tattoo gun interrupted a judge yesterday to point out the maximum possible sentence was 30 days. James Kidd, 25, admitted having the banned item in Perth Prison in December 2017, which he had made from a spoon, a guitar string, a
A church bell dedicated to Adolf Hitler can remain in place at a small German village, judges have ruled. However, the Koblenz Appeal Court said the local council had to go ahead with its plans to install an explanatory plaque.
An American politician who employs hundreds of young teenagers has proposed a new law to scrap restrictions on child labour in his state. Republican Senator Chip Perfect's Senate Bill 342 would remove work permit requirements and working time restrictions for 16- and 17-year-olds in Indiana.
The Russian government has unveiled plans to allow officials to escape prosecution for bribery or other acts of corruption in "exceptional circumstances". Anti-corruption groups have derided the announced move from a country frequently ranked as one of the most corrupt in the world.
Spanish airport authorities are searching for the owner of a private jet which has been parked for years. Nobody knows who owns the the McDonnell Douglas MD87 jet, big enough to seat up to 172 passengers, which is sitting in Adolfo Suárez-Madrid Barajas airport.
A new app will let people know when they are in the vicinity of debtors. The app, called a "map of deadbeat debtors," flashes when the user is within 500 metres of an indebted person, giving them their precise location.
Parents are hiring muscular men at a cost of between $450 and $1,790 a day – to protect their kids from bullies. The "uncles" come in different packages, the basic one provides a man in his 30s or 40s who will reportedly walk with the pupil to and from school while repelling bullies.