A man has launched a multimillion dollar lawsuit against a retailer over its alleged failure to honour its promised lifetime guarantee on socks. Missouri man Kent Slaughter bought a dozen pairs of the "Redhead Lifetime Guarantee All-Purpose Wool Socks" between 2014 and 2021 and spent years bringing
A police commissioner who vowed to crack down on speeding has been given a a six-month driving ban for speeding. Nottinghamshire's Conservative PCC Caroline Henry was caught breaking the speed limit five times in just 12 weeks.
A woman who failed to declare a half-eaten Subway sandwich at customs has been fined more than £1,500. Jessica Lee, 19, forgot about the chicken and lettuce sandwich she bought in Singapore as she travelled back to Australia.
Discerning thieves who allegedly stole 45 bottles of wine worth €1.6 million from a high-class restaurant have been arrested after a nine-month hunt. The couple, who have not been named, were apprehended in Croatia in connection with the lucrative heist from Spanish hotel and restaurant Atrio,
A cannabis farm was raided after police caught a whiff of its distinctive smell — from their police station next door. A total of 118 plants and 99 seedlings worth more than £70,000 (around €82,000) were recovered from the warehouse neighbouring the cop shop in the Scottish town of
A group of nuns have prevailed in a legal battle over the ownership of a 15th-century convent. A court in Palma de Mallorca found in favour of the nuns, who had been in a dispute with the Bishop of Mallorca.
A café worker who was dismissed for failing to use smiley face emojis in a conversation with her boss has won an employment case. The worker in Queensland, Australia, had complained about shifts and the need for more staff, the Fair Work Commission found.
A robber who wrote his name and address on the back of a stolen scratch card before handing it in has been jailed. Wayne Sullivan, 38, was caught three days after raiding a shop when he claimed a €5,000 prize three days later, the Irish Independent reports.
A yoga teacher has been arrested for "illegal missionary activity" under Russia's new anti-terrorism laws. Dmitry Ugay, 44, was arrested after giving a talk about the philosophy of yoga at a festival in St Petersburg, The Independent reports.
Russian gamblers were duped into betting on a fake tournament advertised as the real Indian Premier League in an elaborate scam broken up by police. An enterprising gang of scammers leased a farm in the western Indian state of Gujarat and installed a rudimentary cricket pitch, which police said was
A man who tore pages from his passport in order to hide an affair from his wife has been arrested. The 32-year-old man from Mumbai told police he was unaware that tampering with his passport is a criminal offence, NDTV.com reports.
Bikinis have been banned in an Italian resort town as part of a crackdown on "widespread indecorous behaviour". The coastal town of Sorrento has threatened tourists who bare their torsos with fines of up to €500, The Times reports.
An investigation into suspected match-fixing is under way in Sierra Leone after two football matches ended with scores of 95-0 and 91-1. The simultaneous matches, which have been annulled, saw Kahunla Rangers triumph over Lumbebu United and Gulf FC humiliate Koquima Lebanon in the biggest football w
A farmer has been ordered to demolish a castle he spent two years and £1 million to build. The castle was built after applying for planning permission in 1998. According to Surrey farmer Robert Fidler, the council never responded to the planning permission request.