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A couple who speak French as their first language have been trapped in a Kafkaesque struggle to prove their language ability to French authorities. Vincent and Martine Lenoir, from the French-speaking Wallonia region of Belgium, spoke to CNN about their difficulties in securing French citizenship de

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A Chinese chess champion stripped of his title after defecating in his hotel bath has launched legal proceedings against the competition organisers. Yan Chenglong, 48, won the 2023 National Chinese Chess King Competition in Lingshui, China last month, but subsequently had his title and prize mo

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Former James Bond star Pierce Brosnan is to appear in court on a charge of trespassing near hot springs at Yellowstone National Park. The 70-year-old actor will appear in court in Wyoming on 23 January 2024, the BBC reports.

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A grisly horror movie and a violent video game are among the first new projects featuring Mickey Mouse following the expiration of US copyright protections. Mickey's first cartoon, Steamboat Willie — a roughly eight-minute black-and-white cartoon released in 1928 — entered the publi

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Our popular "and finally" section, with the most absurd, offbeat, strange or funny legal stories, has kept lawyers entertained over the past year. In this roundup, we share the 10 most popular stories of 2023.

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Dozens of school pupils are taking legal action accusing their school of ending a key exam 90 seconds early. The lawsuit filed by at least 39 students in South Korean capital Seoul seeks damages of 20 million won each (around €14,000 or £12,000), the BBC reports.

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A teenager has become the youngest person to ever qualify as a lawyer in California. Peter Park passed the California bar exam at the age of 17, breaking a record previously set by an 18-year-old.

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The latest Apple Watch is being pulled from US shelves at the height of Christmas shopping season due to a David v Goliath patent dispute. The move comes after the US International Trade Commission (ITC) ruled in October that Apple infringed on the patents of medtech company Masimo in relation to th

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A bank robbery went unexpectedly awry when the alleged robbers' getaway vehicle was stolen in the middle of their heist. Three "armed and masked individuals" robbed a cheque-cashing shop in Commerce City, Colorado late on Saturday morning, local police said.

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A man has been arrested after allegedly vandalising a Satanic display installed in a government building to promote inclusion during the holidays. The Satanic Temple of Iowa was allowed to display a statue of their cloven-hoof idol Baphomet in the state's Capitol building alongside more typical Chri

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A notorious mobster has said he has no regrets about posing for a shirtless picture that led to his arrest and imprisonment. Ralph DiMatteo, 68, was sentenced to three years' imprisonment by a New York court after pleading guilty to extortion, conspiracy and money laundering offences, the New York P

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A law firm has installed a cheeky plaque honouring a police force "whose incompetence paid for this building". The Life & Liberty Law Office recently unveiled the bronze plaque dedicated to the local police force in the firm's home town of Loveland, Colorado.

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A fake road toll plaza collected money from motorists for over a year-and-a-half before being discovered by authorities. The scheme near Morbi, in the Indian state of Gujarat, even fooled police and government officials who repeatedly paid the toll, NDTV reports.

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A man has been arrested after trying to smuggle a Prairie dog and two otters onto a plane in his underwear. The 22-year-old Taiwanese man was stopped on suspicion of concealing live animals in his clothing after he passed through an X-ray machine at Suvarnabhumi International Airport in Bangkok.

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A man who cycled to a probation meeting in defiance of a court-ordered cycling ban has been jailed. Jake Carter, 27, twice breached a criminal behaviour order within days of its imposition by an Essex court last November, the BBC reports.

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