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Sex Pistols frontman John Lydon – or Johnny Rotten – has lost a High Court battle with his former bandmates over a new TV show about their career. He pulled out of the six-part miniseries to be directed by Oscar winner Danny Boyle and refused to allow the band's music to be used in the s

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A Canadian soldier who was accused of drugging her comrades with cannabis-laced cupcakes at a live-fire training exercise has been found guilty of various offences. Sandra Cogswell was convicted by a military judge on eight counts of administering a noxious substance as well as one of behaving in a

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Sardinian authorities have pleaded with tourists not to steal sand from its famous beaches, such as the iconic pink beach on Budelli. At least six tonnes of sand has been stolen from Sardinian beaches this year so far, according to campaign group Sardinia Robbed and Plundered.

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Some 20 protestors descended on Edinburgh Castle last night, claiming to have seized it under Magna Carta. The group cited article 61 of the document, which has nothing to do with Scotland, and streamed the protest on Facebook Live. In a 13-minute video, a woman states that the castle “belongs to

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A police officer who enjoys watching esports while off duty made an unexpected arrest after recognising a top gamer as a wanted criminal. The officer was spending his downtime playing popular multiplayer game League of Legends (LoL) in an internet café with friends in his city of Chongqing in south

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A former accounts manager at a non-profit affiliated with a medical school has pleaded guilty to embezzling almost $13 million. Florida man Ralph Puglisi, 59, faces a jail term of up to 20 years, The Tampa Bay Times reports. He worked for the University of South Florida's medical service association

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A lawyer has agreed to pay seven buffaloes in compensation after insulting an indigenous beauty pageant. Malaysian lawyer Marcel Jude Joseph reached a deal with local native leaders after he insulted the Unduk Ngadau beauty pageant by comparing it to a cattle show.

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A bungling bank robber left his target empty-handed because bank staff couldn't make decipher the poor handwriting on his threatening note. Sussex man Alan Slattery, 67, has been jailed after robbing one bank and attempting to rob two others in the space of two weeks.

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A prominent Muslim cleric with more than three million followers has issued a fatwa against Facebook's "haha" reaction. Ahmadullah, based in Bangladesh, said the use of the "haha" reaction to mock people is haram – but using it in good faith is fine.

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A notorious mafia matriarch known as "The Godmother" has been arrested while attempting to flee Italy for Spain. Maria Licciardi, 70, was taken into custody at Rome Ciampino Airport as she was boarding a flight to Malaga, according to reports.

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Fast food giant McDonald's is facing a lawsuit from an Orthodox Christian who claims its advertising pushed her to break her month-long fast for Lent. Ksenia Ovchinnikova is demanding 1,000 rubles (around €11.60 EUR) in compensation for "moral damage" after her moment of weakness, RIA Novosti r

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A milkman was inadvertently arrested after police mistook him for a burglar because he was "driving around so early in the morning". The milkman had been carrying out his duties in Newton Aycliffe, in the north-east of England, when officers began following his van.

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An online court hearing was brought to an abrupt halt after a mystery man was heard muttering "f***wit" under his breath. The unexpected expletive interrupted the defence barrister in a case being heard in the criminal division of the Supreme Court of Victoria in Australia.

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A dispute between neighbours over an apple tree that allegedly attracts wasps has incurred at least £200,000 in legal costs. Barbara Pilcher, who is allergic to wasps, took her neighbour Antoinette Williams to court over her alleged failure to dispose of rotting apples falling from the tree.

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