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Four people have been arrested after breaking into a historic courthouse in an abortive coup attempt in western Australia. Members of a group called New Westralia smashed their way into a 180-year-old courthouse in the small town of York and declared their authority over western Australia, WAtoday r

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Divorces have risen sharply in Saudi Arabia during the coronavirus pandemic, apparently driven by women discovering that their husbands are secret polygamists. A record 7,482 divorces were carried out in February, a 30 per cent year-on-year increase, with local lawyers crediting restrictions on move

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A man has been arrested after throwing a pickle at a construction worker from a moving car. The incident took place on the border of the US states of Vermont and Massachusetts on Monday evening, the Boston Herald reports.

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A man who bought one of the world's most expensive cars, a Ferrari 250 GTO, is entitled to have its original gearbox, located years after the sale in a US workshop, a judge has ruled.

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Visitors have been welcomed back to theme parks in Japan, but strictly banned from screaming on roller coasters. As the country begins to emerge from coronavirus-related restrictions, a group of 30 theme park operators have issued guidance on safe opening.

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A senior doctor is facing disciplinary action after agreeing to hold a banana between his thighs while a young nurse tried to peel it with her mouth. The nurse, one of many Filipino staff at Tübingen University Hospital in Germany, has insisted that they were playing a popular parlour game from

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Two machete-wielding men who were hired to fulfil a bizarre sex fantasy broke into the wrong man's house after an unfortunate mix-up. The men were hired online by Australian man Kevin Costello to break into his home, tie him up in his underwear and touch him with a broom.

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A six-year-long court battle over the sound of cowbells on a small dairy farm in rural Bavaria has finally come to an end. Legal proceedings were brought against the farm near Munich by a couple who moved in next door in 2011 and said the cowbells were too loud and disrupted their sleep.

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A suspected "spy pigeon" has been captured by Indian authorities in Kashmir close to the country's border with Pakistan. Security agencies are trying to establish whether the pigeon was trained in Pakistan to carry messages across the border, Sky News reports.

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Parks in the poorer districts of northern and eastern Paris have reopened for visitors during the coronavirus pandemic thanks to a serial lockpicker. A mystery man who goes by the name "Jose" spoke to Le Parisien about his nightly efforts to unlock parks which remain shut despite the easing of the C

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A man who allegedly broke into a prestigious museum, wandered the exhibits and took selfies with dinosaur bones has been arrested. Police say the unnamed interloper broke into the Australian Museum in Sydney just after 1am on Sunday 10 May, The Guardian reports.

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A football team has been slapped with a record fine after placing sex dolls in its empty stadium seats during a recent match played behind closed doors. FC Seoul apologised this week after TV and online viewers noticed around two dozen sex dolls in the stadium during the team's match with Gwangju FC

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A group of young men who gave cider to cows have been fined for flouting lockdown restrictions. A video posted on social media showed a group of men feeding a can of Strongbow cider to a cow in Essex, weeks before England's lockdown measures were relaxed.

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A renowned expert on serial killers who delivered training to police and judges has admitted that he faked most of his life's work. Stéphane Bourgoin, 67, falsely claimed that he had been trained by the FBI and that his own wife had fallen victim to a serial killer.

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An investigation has been launched into the removal of pews from a former church owned by a prominent ballet boss amid concerns that COVID-19 is providing cover for unauthorised work. The 192-year-old St Stephen's church building in Edinburgh, Scotland has been owned since 2017 by Peter Schaufuss, f

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