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A woman who fell into an open grave at a funeral has settled her lawsuit against the undertakers, gravediggers and owners of the graveyard. Margaret Walsh, from Co Kerry, told the High Court she fell into the grave while attending the funeral of a first cousin in September 2011.

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A brewery has refused to remove cartoon animals from its beer cans despite a regulator ruling that it appeals too much to children. Bristol-based Lost & Grounded insists that its artwork is "no different to the multitude of other brands on the market that utilise an artistic style".

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A man who was sacked after using a scene from a film about Adolf Hitler to parody his employers has been reinstated by a tribunal. The scene in question, from 2004 film Downfall, shows the Nazi leader berate senior military officials for failing in their final bid to defend Berlin.

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A man jailed for stealing a 27-foot yacht had his sentence nearly doubled after he clapped at the judge in court. Richard Gould, 43, was sentenced to four months for the theft, but now must also serve three further months for contempt of court.

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Police officers have attempted to coax meth users into handing over their stash by claiming it could be contaminated with coronavirus. A sheriff's office in north-west Kansas, where methamphetamine remains the most popular illegal drug, posted a public appeal on Facebook.

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A court has rejected claims from prosecutors that a woman who staged a topless protest against Vladimir Putin committed an act of public indecency. France's supreme court, the Cour de Cassation, said it was legal for women to display their breasts in public so long as their “behaviour was inco

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A respected dance school is facing a lawsuit from a student who says she sustained injuries after being made to lift a "significantly" heavier partner. Charlotte Vanweersch, 26, claims that the Northern School of Contemporary Dance in Leeds was negligent in pairing her up with the other woman.

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A teacher has been arrested after he was caught telling students to append a bribe to their exam papers. The class 10 and 12 exams have begun in India and herald the country's annual 'cheating season', The Times reports.

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Striking workers at ski resorts across France who are angry over unemployment benefit reforms have called for a new day of protests. Around 50 ski resorts have been affected over the past week because of strike action and another day of protest has been called for today.

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A lawyer who disrupted a trial was ordered by a judge to write lines like a schoolboy in detention. Anthony Baker drew the judge's ire during a domestic violence trial in Cleveland, Ohio after he walked away from the defence table in a bizarre courtroom protest.

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A collection of ancient marble statues controversially held by the British Museum could have to be handed back to Greece as part of a Brexit trade deal. The Parthenon Marbles, also known as the Elgin Marbles, have been in Britain for over 200 years despite repeated attempts to repatriate them to Gre

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A prisoner who was denied toilet paper for nearly three days apparently suffered no violation of his rights. Three inmates at a prison in the US state of Delaware brought a lawsuit after being forced to use newspaper for two-and-a-half days last August.

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A polygamist with three wives and ten children has told a court that he helped to defraud the US government of nearly $470 million (€434m). The huge sum obtained through a clean energy subsidy scam was allegedly spent on real estate in the US and Turkey and expensive cars including a $1.7 milli

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A property developer has been ordered to remove up to 20 floors from the top of a nearly-completed block of flats. The 52-storey tower was targeted by local community campaigners who said developers abused planning rules to build it.

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A fraudster who hid from police by pretending to be a nun has been jailed after being ousted from a convent. The 47-year-old Italian woman, who has not been named, moved from convent to convent to evade prison after a 2017 conviction for fraud.

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