A man who cycled to a probation meeting in defiance of a court-ordered cycling ban has been jailed. Jake Carter, 27, twice breached a criminal behaviour order within days of its imposition by an Essex court last November, the BBC reports.
A woman who admitted to assaulting a fast food worker has been sentenced to two months' work in a fast food restaurant. Rosemary Hayne, 39, threw a burrito bowl in the face of the manager of a Chipotle restaurant in Ohio in an assault which was captured on video and went viral on social media.
Catholic nuns who own shares in gun maker Smith & Wesson are suing the company over its manufacturing of "mass-killing assault weapons". New York law firm Newman Ferrara LLP is representing the coalition of four congregations of Catholic sisters who have filed the stockholder derivative lawsuit
Hundreds of thousands of litres of counterfeit olive oil have been seized as part of a wide-ranging criminal investigation into an international olive oil racket. Spanish and Italian police, working with Europol, arrested 11 people in closely co-ordinated raids targeting a gang believed to be produc
UEFA has launched an investigation after "sex noises" disrupted the draw of groups for the Euro 2024 championship and were broadcast internationally. "Unexplained moaning noises" could be heard as members of Group A – of Germany, Scotland, Hungary and Switzerland – were drawn in Hamburg,
A senior Paraguayan government official has lost his job after signing an agreement with a fake country led by a suspected sex offender. Arnaldo Chamorro, chief of staff in Paraguay's agriculture ministry, told reporters that he had signed an agreement with representatives of the "United States of K
A criminal defence lawyer who defecated in a Pringles can and then tossed the soiled vessel into the car park of a victims' charity has been suspended from practice. Ohio attorney Jack A. Blakeslee admitted throwing the can from his car window on his way to a court hearing in 2021, but denied delibe
A question from a politician gave the Lord Justice Clerk, Lady Dorrian, pause for thought, and laughter, at Holyrood yesterday. The judge, along with Lord Ericht, was appearing before the Equalities, Human Rights and Civil Justice Committee, which was taking evidence on the Regulation of Legal Servi
A notorious drug trafficker has handed his artificial island in Dubai to the Italian authorities in hopes of receiving a reduced sentence. Raffaele Imperiale, 49, told a court in Naples that he paid €12 million for 'Taiwan', which forms part of the artificial archipelago called "The World", con
Contestants in a Netflix game show based on its dystopian hit series Squid Game have threatened legal action over alleged injuries sustained during filming. Squid Game: The Challenge controversially turns the deadly trials of the Korean TV drama into a game show where players compete for real money.
Distinctive multicoloured briefs led to the arrest of a robbery suspect over a year after the crime. On September 14, 2022, three masked men robbed a tobacco shop in Queens, New York, with two brandishing guns and a third emptying the cash register.
An inflatable Whopper the size of a car garage was spotted tumbling through the streets of a city in Oregon this month. The inflatable Whopper broke free of its ties at a local Burger King in Newberg before blowing away and crashing into a smoke shop, catching air and taking down a US flag and caree
A January 6 rioter representing himself at trial who produced sovereign citizen arguments that a federal judge described as "bullshit" and "gobbledygook" has been found guilty of various charges. Taylor James Johnatakis of Washington state was arrested in February 2021. His trial began last week. A
Police were called to a former seafood market and restaurant where they arrested a man who allegedly stole over $1,200 in air fresheners. Police in University City, a suburb of St. Louis, Missouri, were called to an abandoned building that is now used for storage.
Police who recently investigated reports of screams found that they were in fact simply a mother goat bleating. Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Quadra Island, British Columbia, dispelled fears of paranormal activity, confirming that reports of distressing screams were simply natural occurrences.