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Angry parents summoned police to a "Willy Wonka Experience" in Glasgow after it turned out to be little more than a sparsely-decorated warehouse. Police Scotland confirmed that officers attended the event and provided advice as parents with crying children raged about the £35 (€40) ticket

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A man has been charged with insider trading offences after allegedly making close to $2 million by eavesdropping on his wife's work calls. US regulators say Tyler Loudon made illegal profits of $1.76 million after listening-in to calls made by his wife, an M&A manager with BP, concerning a plann

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Trump supporters have begun crowdfunding $355 million to cover a penalty imposed on the former president by a New York court — and have raised just over $1 million so far. Judge Arthur Engoron ordered Trump to pay the eye-watering $354.8m sum in damages after finding that he and his sons fraud

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A priest has been arrested on suspicion of trafficking viagra and similar substances. The alleged pill-peddling priest from the western Spanish town of Don Benito was arrested along with his romantic partner, a man, on Monday following a months-long investigation, El País reports.

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A man arrested for alleged public drunkenness was arrested again the very same day after allegedly drunk-driving to a police station to complain about it. Police in Ajax, Ontario said a 42-year-old was arrested for public intoxication early yesterday morning and released into the care of his mother.

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Hindu nationalists are suing a zoo to prevent a lioness named after a Hindu deity from sharing an enclosure with a lion named after a 16th-century Muslim emperor. Sita — named after an avatar of Lakshmi, one of the principal goddesses of Hinduism — is reportedly sharing an enclosure in t

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A gang of elderly alleged robbers with a 70-year-old ringleader has been apprehended, according to police in Italy. The six suspects include a 75-year-old lookout, while two youngsters in their early 50s bring the average age down to the mid-60s, The Guardian reports.

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A police officer who screamed that he had been shot and immediately began returning fire towards a handcuffed suspect, when in reality he was over-reacting to the innocuous sound of a falling acorn, has resigned. Bodycam footage which has gone viral on social media shows US police officer Jesse Hern

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A man who started a relationship with the wife of a Chinese soldier has been sentenced to nearly a year in prison. Chinese law provides for penalties of up to three years' imprisonment for knowingly beginning a relationship with the spouse of a serving People's Liberation Army (PLA) soldier.

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Police have arrested a Methodist pastor who allegedly sold crystal meth from his church's rectory. Herbert Miller, the pastor of Woodbury United Methodist Church in Connecticut, was arrested in a sting operation following a tip-off, according to local paper the Republican-American.

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Armed police officers stormed a hotel after a Harry Potter fan with a wand was mistaken for a knife-wielding lunatic. Police were despatched to the hotel in Enderby, near the English city of Leicester, after a member of the public reported seeing a man carrying "a large knife", The Guardian reports.

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A village in France has voted to ban people from using their smartphones in public. Seine-Port, a village of fewer than 2,000 people around an hour's drive from Paris, backed the measure in a local referendum earlier this month, The Guardian reports.

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A joint operation by two police forces succeeded in recovering 27 bags of ice stolen from a discount shop. For whatever reason, the 27 bags of ice were stolen from a Family Dollar store in southern Ohio on Sunday, NBC4 WCMH-TV reports.

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A man who allegedly distributed business cards and free samples of cocaine outside of a casino has been charged with drugs offences. The cards included contact details for "Alex Lee" and were stapled to small bags of cocaine, according to police in Calgary, Canada.

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A police officer who sold his trousers online for a miserly sum has been demoted. Owen Hurley, an inspector with Hertfordshire Police, sold his police-issue trousers on Vinted for £4, the BBC reports.

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