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Men could be prosecuted for failing to do an equal share of the housework under controversial proposals with surprisingly wide backing in France. The idea of introducing a criminal offence of non-sharing of domestic tasks was raised in the presidential election campaign by eco-feminist politician Sa

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Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, has filed an application to trademark the word "Archetypes" – the name of her new Spotify-exclusive podcast. Her application to the US Patent and Trademark Office could struggle given that the word, which entered the English language in the 1540s, is widel

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Four customers of Burger King have filed a class action lawsuit alleging that the fast food chain's trademark Whopper is smaller in real life than it looks in adverts. The lawsuit, filed in the southern district of Florida, alleges that the burger looks about 35 per cent bigger in adverts published

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Judges have called on Kentucky's state governor to veto a bill which would allow lawyers to carry guns in court. Dozens of judges, police officers and victims' advocates joined a courthouse protest calling on Democratic Governor Andy Beshear to veto House Bill 690, WDRB-TV reports.

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Police are investigating a series of bizarre meat attacks including one where lamb chops were stuffed into the exhaust pipe of a car. Raw chicken and eggs were thrown at another home and car in the strange incidents under investigation in Herefordshire in the west of England.

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One of Sweden's top judges has been fined after stealing meatballs – as well as sausages, cheese and an entire Christmas ham – from a supermarket. Mrs Justice Ann-Christine Lindeblad, a judge of the Supreme Court of Sweden for nearly 20 years, resigned in February after police began inve

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A flamingo that flew away from a Kansas zoo some 17 years ago and has been on the run has been spotted in Texas. Pink Floyd, as the bird is known, was seen on March 10 wading into Cox Bay near Port Lavaca, about 120 miles from Houston.

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A comic strip mocking judges has been removed from public exhibition. The government of the Balearics was forced to take down the offending art, which implied judges were out-of-touch misogynists, after a judicial backlash.

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The British Museum is facing legal action after refusing to allow 3D scanning of part of the famous Parthenon Marbles. The Institute of Digital Archaeology (IDA), which wants to use technology to create a replica of the collection as a possible solution to the drawn-out international dispute over th

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A police investigation into alleged Covid-19 breaches in Downing Street has led to 20 fines – and a warning that more could be on the way. The Metropolitan Police launched an investigation into the UK's so-called "partygate" scandal months after it first emerged that parties and other gatherin

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A nearly eight-metre sculpture of a shark crashing through the roof of a terraced house has been recognised as a protected landmark 36 years after it was illegally installed without permission. Oxford City Council spent years seeking to remove the 1986 sculpture by Bill Heine, an American who came t

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Police have arrested a man who allegedly stole a van filled with about 1,100 pairs of new Adidas “Yeezy” shoes. Officers in Portland, Oregon, said they found the stolen van on Sunday.

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A man who set his dog on police officers and ordered it to "kill" was left disappointed after the Staffordshire bull terrier submitted instead to being petted by them. Michael Horne, from Kinross, was described by a judge as "imbecilic" after he made death threats to officers and tried to attack the

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A man who allegedly took part in the storming of the US Capitol in January 2021 has been granted asylum in Belarus. Evan Neumann, who fled the US after he was charged with 14 offences including assault of a police officer, appeared on Belarusian state television yesterday, CNN reports.

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A shoe shop has has appealed to a bungling thief to "do the right thing" and return 20 stolen shoes – all of them for left feet only. A reward of $5,000 (around €4,500) has been offered by the Miami-based store for the return of the shoes, which are of dubious resale value without their r

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