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North Korea's state broadcaster has censored an old episode of an Alan Titchmarsh gardening show, blurring his blue jeans as an apparent symbol of western imperialism. Episodes of BBC series Garden Secrets have since 2022 been regularly broadcast in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK),

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A man who learned printing skills in prison as part of a rehabilitative programme later put his skills to work counterfeiting bank notes, according to police. Bhupendra Singh Dhakat, a 35-year-old man from the state of Madhya Pradesh in India, was found to have nearly 100 counterfeit notes when arre

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A teacher sacked for rapping under the stage name "Drippin' Honey" is planning to sue her former employer. Domonique Brown, a teacher in Detroit, Michigan, was fired after a parent complained to school officials about the rap videos she uploaded online.

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A police department has begun issuing photos of suspects with Lego heads superimposed on their bodies to comply with a new privacy law. Since the start of the year, California law has prevented police from sharing photos of individuals accused of non-violent crimes, KRCR-TV reports.

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Godzilla was appointed as chief of a Tokyo police station for a day in a bid to raise awareness about road traffic law. The iconic Japanese kaiju — known as the "King of the Monsters" in America — took over the Ikebukuro police station on Monday.

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A man who trafficked sheep parts from Kyrgyzstan as part of a bizarre plot to clone "massive hybrid sheep species" is facing imprisonment. Arthur "Jack" Schubarth, 80, from the US state of Montana, last week pleaded guilty to two wildlife offences committed as part of what prosecutors describe as "a

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Police have been giving the public strange advice on car thefts. Officers in Toronto, Canada, told vehicle owners at a community meeting last month that they should make it easier for thieves to access their keys by leaving them near the front door.

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Police responding to a report of dangerous driving found a 103-year-old woman with an expired driving license at the wheel of an uninsured car. Giuseppina Molinari, born in 1920, was fined and taken home by police in Italy's northern Emilia Romagna region after being pulled over in the early hours o

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French train conductors receive a 10 per cent commission of fines they impose on ticketless travellers, leaked documents have revealed. The policy, which was not publicly known until it was reported in Le Parisien, has sparked fears that conductors are being incentivised to issue frivolous fines for

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Rats high on cannabis are defecating freely on police officers' desks, a police chief in the US has complained. Anne Kirkpatrick, superintendent of New Orleans Police Department (NOPD), said rats have been getting into the evidence room in the force's headquarters and eating confiscated drugs, WWL-T

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A pair of security guards who found a huge bag of money left behind by robbers targeting their workplace pocketed the cash and went on a spending spree – before having it taken from them by fake police officers. The bizarre chain of events began with the robbery of Quest Financial Services in

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Olive oil has become the number-one target of Spanish shoplifting gangs following a sharp increase in prices.

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The question of who invented butter chicken is to be resolved by an Indian court in a case which has already racked up over €200,000 in legal fees. The Delhi High Court is hearing a case brought by the owners of Delhi restaurant Moti Mahal against the Daryaganj restaurant chain amid rival claim

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Police are on the hunt for a man who allegedly entered a shop and dunked his entire head into a large barrel of pickles. The act was spotted on CCTV cameras and meant the entire barrel of pickles had to be discarded.

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US prosecutors have charged a man who allegedly sent classified information through a dating website to someone who claimed to be a Ukrainian woman and referred to him as her "secret informant love". David Franklin Slater, a 63-year-old civilian employee of the US Air Force, has been charged with al

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