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A lawyer who spent 15 years re-enacting episodes of TV quiz show Who Wants to be a Millionaire? was finally invited to compete in the real thing – and walked away with the top prize. Hamburg lawyer Jan Stroh, 35, watched all 1,407 episodes of the German version of the famous TV show, Wer Wird

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Honey bees could be deployed to detect drugs and explosives as early as five years from now, according to a university researcher. Senior researcher Ross Gillanders at the University of St Andrews is training bees to search for land mines by tricking the bees into thinking they smell like nectar,&nb

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A massive haul of suspected drugs seized by airport security turned out to be cake mix for a vegan bakery, police have said. An employee of vegan pizzeria Purezza was transporting the white powder in 25 blue bags and was held up while waiting for tests to be completed.

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A wayward traveller wound up in the Dutch city of Rotterdam instead of the English town of Rotherham after a travel mix-up. The man, from Slovakia, was on his way to meet his mother in the English town but accidentally bought the wrong ticket, NL Times reports.

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An aggrieved beekeeper enlisted the bears who stole thousands of pounds worth of honey from his bee hives in an unwitting experiment which has revealed their expensive tastes. Ibrahim Sedef, who produces honey on Turkey's Black Sea coast, set up a row of bowls for the repeat offenders to see what ho

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A man who reported his truck stolen was arrested after CCTV footage allegedly revealed the vehicle was taken while he was robbing a store across the street. William Kelley, 42, told police that someone stole his red 1992 Chevrolet pick-up truck after he left the keys on the seat while looking for a

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Poachers who broke into a popular game reserve to hunt rhinos are believed to have been killed and eaten by lions. The owner of Sibya Game Reserve in Kenton-on-Sea, a coastal town in South Africa, said very little of the men could be recovered, Newsweek reports.

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Police have seized thousands of orange ecstasy tablets shaped like US President Donald Trump's head since his inauguration two years ago. The front of the bright orange tablets show the president's head with puckered lips, while the words "Great Again" are printed on the back.

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Two people suspected of stealing the heads of an apostle and an Irish sportsman from the National Wax Museum have been arrested and charged. Michael Murray, 33, and Natasha Rice, 33, were apprehended by gardaí after museum staff chased them down the street, TheJournal.ie reports.

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Police have arrested a man who allegedly performed a botched castration on a willing subject who he met on the internet. Officers were dispatched to 74-year-old Gary Van Ryswyk's home in Florida after someone at the property phoned 911 and hung up, BuzzFeed News reports.

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Three unmarried adults in a polyamorous relationship have been legally recognised as the parents of a child. The mother of the child did not know which of the two men was the biological father, a court in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador was told.

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A prominent lawyer has admitted his career is over after pleading guilty to bigamy and forgery of divorce documents. James Morton, 59, faked a divorce certificate in order to marry an employee of his firm – while secretly carrying on a relationship with both women.

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Beach authorities have revised public nudity rules to allow the display of "buttocks" after a concerned resident complained about lifeguard uniforms. The resident wrote to the local authorities to complain that the female lifeguard bathing suits were "too skimpy and revealing".

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A woman who was sacked on the day her dog died has launched a campaign to provide bereavement leave for pet owners. Emma McNulty, 18, lost her part-time job at a sandwich shop after telling her manager that she was too upset to come in for her shift.

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Actor Steve Coogan, who plays the famous TV character Alan Partridge, convinced a court to spare him from a lengthy driving ban because of the impact it would have on his show. Mr Coogan, 53, told Crawley Magistrates' Court that a six-month driving ban would force him to cancel a new series because

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