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A group of alleged fraudsters who dressed up as cardinals in order to dupe people out of millions of euros have been caught in an undercover police operation that saw officers themselves disguised – as priests. The accused were said to have tricked victims into meetings at the pontifical Grego

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A millionaire socialite is facing jail after admitting to a £1.1 million fraud over a pumpkin sculpture she never owned. German socialite Angela Gulbenkian agreed to sell the 81-kilogram pumpkin, by Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama, to Hong Kong art collector Mathieu Ticolat.

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A dramatic police chase ended when the suspect pulled into a McDonald's drive-thru and attempted to order food. Police began to tail Johanna Gardell, 38, after she allegedly stole a pickup truck and struck a number of vehicles with it.

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A millionaire couple have agreed to hand over £4 million allegedly generated through the so-called "Azerbaijan laundromat". Suleyman Javadov and Izzat Khanim Javadova have been under investigation by the UK's National Crime Agency (NCA) for years.

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A part-time footballer lost a £55,000 personal injury claim after scoring a remarkable goal on live television with his allegedly injured foot. Callum Saunders, 33, scored from more than 40 metres away, near the halfway line – but his accomplishment turned out to be an own goal.

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Dogs who flunked out of police academy because they were too timid, unfit or reluctant to bite people have been put up for auction. A police academy in Liaoning, a north-eastern province of China, will put 54 dogs up for sale later this week, CNN reports.

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Restaurants must provide recyclable containers to diners who want to take food home under a new rule to curb food waste which has come into effect in France. Long seen as a practice associated with inferior US cuisine, restaurants will now be legally obliged to furnish doggy bags upon request. Only

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A man has been arrested after attempting to pay his bail with fake money. Michael Deschesne was arrested in the US state of Maine on Sunday on suspicion of theft and taken to jail.

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A man has been arrested after jumping out of a passenger jet during take-off, injuring himself in the process. The man, who has not been named, apparently decided to make a late exit from the flight after an on-board altercation.

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A wanted man was arrested after giving police officers a fake name – which happened to be the name of another wanted man. Ernest McBride was arrested in Mexico after giving his name to police as Brian Andrews, who is wanted in Florida in connection with a fatal road traffic collision.

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Two nude sunbathers who had to be rescued after being startled by a deer and getting lost in a forest have been fined. The two men had to call for help after they got lost in the Royal National Park in New South Wales, Australia, The Sydney Morning Herald reports.

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Hundreds of visitors to Brighton Palace Pier were charged more than £2,100 (nearly €2,500) to go on rides after a major payment processing error. Payment provider Worldpay said the date of the transaction, beginning with 21 for 2021, was inadvertently processed as the transaction amount.

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The president of the Philippines has threatened to round up Filipinos who refuse to be vaccinated against Covid-19 and "inject the vaccine in [their] butt". "If you don't want to get vaccinated, I'll have you arrested and I'll inject the vaccine in your butt," President Rodrigo Duterte said on TV th

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An unexpected plague of mice has forced hundreds of prisoners and prison staff to evacuate. The population of mice in New South Wales, Australia, has boomed in the last year due to an extremely good grain harvest.

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A man has been arrested in connection with the theft of 21 tonnes of pistachios valued at more than $100,000. California man Alberto Montemayor, 34, of Montemayor Trucking, was arrested after an audit of Touchstone Pistachio Company found that 42,000 pounds of the seeds were missing.

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