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An ancient gold coin wrongly classified as a fake by specialists has proven the existence of a third century Roman emperor who was written out of history as a fictional character. Specialists at the Brukenthal museum kept the coin locked away in a cupboard thinking it was a fake, but changed their m

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Police have claimed that 600kg of cannabis that was supposed to be produced as evidence in a trial went missing because it was eaten by rats. Cops in the city of Mathura in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh told magistrates the drugs had disappeared from two storerooms after they had been seize

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A woman who told immigration officials that a box she was carrying contained beer has admitted in court that it actually contained a spider monkey. Savannah Nicole Valdez, 20, was arrested in March attempting to enter the US via Texas.

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So much cocaine is being seized at a Belgian port that incinerators simply can't keep up. At least dozens of tonnes of the drug are being stored in customs warehouses at the port of Antwerp because of a lack of incineration capacity, The Brussels Times reports.

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A bank robber who wrote his demand note on the back of his birth certificate is facing jail. Missouri man Michael C. Loyd, 30, who left ample evidence of his guilt at the scene, pleaded guilty to one count of bank robbery in a federal court last week.

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A man who complained about his wife's insistence on treating her dogs as her children has been granted a divorce. The woman's "obsession with the dogs made it unbearable for the husband to continue in the marriage", a family court in Singapore ruled.

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An Edinburgh shop ordered to replace its purple frontage with a "dull grey" has launched a petition to keep its colourful façade. The owner of House of Boë, a gin shop on South Queensferry High Street, was ordered to restore the original grey which was replaced with the bright purple in

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A lost dog has been found after it walked into a police station. Rosie, who was scared by a firework on 3 November, walked into Loughborough Police Station the same day.

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A bakers' union chief was arrested after disparaging countries with high rates of bread consumption, including his own. Cihan Kolivar, chair of Turkey's Union for Bread Producers, told a Turkish TV channel that bread is "the staple food for stupid societies".

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A top official with Italy's National Association of Referees has been arrested on suspicion of involvement in international drug trafficking. Rosario D'Onofrio was the body's chief prosecutor until he and dozens of others were arrested by Italy's financial police in a major operation on Saturday.

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Auditors hired by the Vatican to tidy up its accounts claim they were fired for digging up too much dirt – and are now suing the Holy See for €9.3 million.

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An audience member who booed a child actor has been banned for life from the Royal Opera House in London. The man, who has not been named, booed and shouted "Rubbish!" as 12-year-old Malakai M Bayoh sang an aria on the opening night of a new performance of Handel's Alcina.

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A plane passenger has failed in a bid to conceal a gun inside an entire raw chicken. Security officials at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport took to Instagram yesterday to share photos of the "personal fowl".

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Park authorities in the US have urged members of the public not to lick their psychedelic toads. The National Park Service took to social media last week to discourage visitors from searching for and licking Sonoran Desert toads, also known as Colorado River toads.

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A prestigious US university has evicted a man who pretended to be a student and roved from dorm to dorm for almost a year. The man, who has not been named, had been living on campus at Stanford University since at least December 2021, university officials said.

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