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A man detained for breach of a deportation order thought Scotland was not part of the UK, a court has been told. Claudiu Szabo, 31, from Romania, had been ordered to leave after he was convicted of numerous shoplifting and drug offences in London.

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A woman who fell beside a "wet floor" sign at a casino has been awarded $3 million in compensation. Lynda Sadowski walked towards a collapsed sign at a Jack Casino and tripped over it, her attorney Matt Nakajima said.

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Thieves who broke into the cellar of a luxury restaurant in Paris have stolen 150 bottles of wine estimated to be worth hundreds of thousands of euros. Staff at the Maison Rostang restaurant, which has two Michelin stars and is described by the food guide as having a “magnificent” wine l

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Arrests for eel-smuggling have rocketed by 50 per cent in Europe following a concerted effort by enforcement agencies. Eels are highly sought after in China and elsewhere in East Asia and about 350 million are trafficked out of the EU every year.

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The Supreme Court of Canada celebrated the country's national day with free tours, led by the court's mascot, Amicus. One fan tweeted: "We have an owlbear as mascot!! So proud!" The friend of the court is pictured above, flanked by his tour guides.

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A 36-year-old man has admitted stealing the mummified head of an 800-year-old 'Crusader' from a church in Dublin. 'The Crusader' was decapitated at the crypt in St Michan's Church, Church Street in February of this year and stolen, along with another skull.

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Police found themselves in pursuit of a different kind of suspect recently – a goat. Officers in Oakland in the US state of Maine posted on Facebook that they had responded to a call of a goat chasing after a woman down a street, WMTW8 reports.

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Frequent fliers are being told to include their air miles in their wills. People who travel often can amass points worth tens of thousands of pounds that become void upon death due to airlines' terms and conditions.

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A man has been fined after he branded a shark with his personal insignia. The incident outraged anglers after photos appeared on Facebook.

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A man who stole a human skull and kept it for more than a year has been jailed for four months. Lucas Dawe, 20, found the skull exposed within a mausoleum-style tomb in an Anglican cemetery.

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A man was apprehended by police in the Polish town of Pajeczna after he was caught drunk driving – a Soviet tank. Local police said he had commandeered a 36-tonne T-55 battle tank armed with 100m cannon able to hit targets 10 miles away.

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A police department has apologised after encouraging people to turn in the father of their kids if they have outstanding warrants – on Father's Day. “Does your child’s father have warrants?” asked the Topeka Police Department on Twitter.

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A man was detained by police after giving his dogs "illegal" names in an eastern province of China. The dog breeder, in his early 30s, reportedly named two dogs "Chengguan" and "Xieguan" – which refer to the job titles of local state employees.

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A man who robbed a bank with a banana has been sentenced to 14 months in prison. Laurence James Vonderdell, 50, admitted offences of robbery and possessing an imitation firearm – a banana covered with an orange plastic bag.

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Thousands of criminal cases are being reviewed after the family of a judge said he had been going to work drunk. The allegations were made in guardianship papers filed by the family of Judge William T. Marshall, 62, an elected judge in southern Ohio.

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