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Colombia has held a court hearing entirely in the Metaverse, complete with an audience of virtual spectators. The administrative court of Magdalena used the virtual reality (VR) platform created by Facebook owner Meta to conduct a hearing in a civil case brought against the Colombian Ministry of Def

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A perfect replica of the famous "General Lee" car from US TV show The Dukes of Hazzard has been written off following a crash. In what might have resembled a stunt from the TV show gone awry, the car left a highway in southern Missouri and struck a tree.

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A New York lawyer who defended drug kingpin El Chapo and Jeffrey Epstein has launched a new career as a musician. Mariel Colón Miró's debut single La Abogada – Spanish for "The Lawyer" – tells the story of a young woman lawyer who falls in love with her client.

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A police officer tracking a suspected spy balloon was left red-faced after discovering it was cack on his windshield. The community police officer in the Dutch town of Boxtel said he noticed a "spy balloon above my neighbourhood" during his rounds.

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Millions of people were hit with an internet blackout on the weekend after authorities took action to prevent teacher candidates from accessing a leaked exam paper online. Internet services were disabled for 24 to 36 hours in 11 cities in the Indian state of Rajasthan, including capital Jaipur with

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A notorious gangster has escaped prison by knotting bed sheets together into a makeshift rope and abseiling from a window. Marco Raduano, a leading figure in the Sacra Corona Unita mafia, made the cartoonish escape from the Badu 'e Carros prison in Sardinia.

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Google owner Alphabet has sacked its robot cleaners as part of a cost-cutting exercise. More than 100 robots developed by the tech giant's Everyday Robotics department were helping to clean cafeterias and conference rooms in its San Francisco headquarters.

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A private member's bill extending Ireland's rent freeze by a year has sailed through second stage – after a government minister forgot to oppose it. The Eviction Ban Bill 2022 was introduced to the Dáil by Richard Boyd Barrett of the left-wing party People Before Profit, which has just

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A man who allegedly ate two bags of crisps which had been dropped on the street by a thief has been arrested and charged with theft. The alleged crime of opportunity took place after a bizarre row in a small shop in Memphis, Tennessee, FOX59 reports.

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A rare book on chess which was stolen from a school library nearly 70 years ago has been anonymously returned with £50 and an apology. The fourth edition copy of Rev E E Cunnington's The Modern Chess Primer was recently returned to Elgin Academy in the north of Scotland, The Herald reports.

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A lawyer is being sued by her former employer after allegedly gambling away an incredible $10 million of its money in Las Vegas in just six months. California-based LDR International Limited is suing Sara Jacqueline King for more than $10.2 million (around €9.5 million) for alleged breach of wr

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Ewe have got to be flocking kidding me! A man who allegedly tried to escape a maximum-security prison while disguised as a sheep has been shepherded back to his cell. The sheepish prisoner was caught exhibiting shear tenacity as he crawled in a field near Chonchorro, a notorious prison reserved for

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A man dubbed "the Easter bunny" has admitted stealing almost 200,000 Creme Eggs. The man, who's name is Joby Pool, 32, is facing jail after pleading guilty to criminal damage and two counts of theft at Shrewsbury Magistrates' Court on Tuesday.

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A chocolate factory has been fined after workers fell into a vat of chocolate and became trapped in it. The Mars Wrigley factory in Pennsylvania was fined $14,500 by the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) over the "serious" incident, CBS reports.

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New York veterinarians are being flooded with stoned dogs which have eaten discarded cannabis following the legalisation of the drug. Since the legalisation of recreational cannabis in 2021, vets in the city are seeing a huge increase in cases of confused canines in their clinics, according to The N

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