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A popular online shooter is set to be banned by the Taliban for "promoting violence". PUBG: Battlegrounds, one of the most successful video games of all time with a player base of tens of millions of people worldwide, has previously been accused by the Taliban of "[causing] the young generation to g

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A police station in the US has begun organising pot parties to help officers better understand how cannabis impairs motorists. Montgomery County Police Station in Maryland invited legal cannabis users to light up in front of officers so they could see the effects first-hand, The Times reports.

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A man who filmed himself making violent threats while dressed as the Batman villain Joker has been banned from wearing fancy dress. Jeremy Garnier, 51, pleaded guilty to making a terrorist threat – but insists that he had been "in character" and had not intended to threaten anyone.

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"And they hatin'": police officers responding to a reported shooting were taken aback after a food delivery robot unexpectedly rolled through their crime scene. A video posted to social media shows the four-wheeled robot pause at the yellow crime scene tape, but then continue after it is lifted by a

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The Duke of Marlborough has had his £132,000 Porsche Cayenne seized after he failed to make the requisite payments and despite his personal worth of £188 million. Volkswagen Financial Services UK, the trading name of Porsche Financial Services, took the duke to court and claimed he had a

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A council has apologised for demanding a landowner remove a fence which it turned out had been put there by the council itself. Longford County Council in Ireland had directed local landowner Louis Herterich to remove a palisade gate and fence from his property within six weeks.

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A bench painted in rainbow colours as a tribute to healthcare workers during the pandemic must be returned to its original dark brown colour, a court has ruled. The repainting of the bench in a Warwickshire churchyard last summer was made without permission from the parish priest or the parochial ch

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Donald Trump once offered a baffled lawyer a deed to a horse in an ultimately unsuccessful bid to settle a $2 million legal bill, according to a new book. Servants of the Damned: Giant Law Firms, Donald Trump and the Corruption of Justice, by David Enrich, recounts how the lawyer confronted the futu

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Burgers will disappear from billboards under a Dutch city's world-first plan to ban meat advertisements from public spaces on climate grounds. Haarlem, a city of roughly 160,000 people to the west of Amsterdam, will ban the ads from buses, shelters and screens from the start of 2024.

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A police officer's video of the goats which took over his vehicle and started eating his paperwork has gone viral on social media. The troublesome pair of goats invaded a car belonging to an officer with Madison County Sheriff's Office in Alabama.

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Two successive earthquakes have rocked Liechtenstein's national parliament – just as lawmakers were debating a new law on earthquake insurance. Footage from the parliament shows a slight tremor as MP Bettina Petzold-Mähr makes the case for making earthquake insurance a legal requirement,

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A politician has appealed for help after his bike was stolen less than 90 minutes after he pledged to tackle bike theft in his city. Rick Shone, a mayoral candidate in Winnipeg, Canada, said his bike was stolen from his truck while parked outside a shop, CBC reports.

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A Melbourne resident received a windfall of $10.5 million (£6.2m) when she was accidentally transferred the sum by cryptocurrency trading platform Crypto.com. The error happened as a routine $100 (£59) refund was being processed to her account by the crypto platform, but the company only

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Two pilots were suspended after getting into a fist-fight while climbing thousands of feet in the air, it has emerged. The Air France pilots were disciplined after the incident in June, according to a damning report published by France's Bureau of Enquiry and Analysis for Civil Aviation Safety (BEA)

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A new card game inspired by party hit Cards Against Humanity has been refused patent protection in Bulgaria for insulting the country's "ancient and eternal values". Much like the US game, Cards Against Bulgarianness sees players combine cards with short phrases to create funny and offensive stateme

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