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Bringing cake to the office might make you popular, but is as harmful to your colleagues as passive smoking, the head of the UK's Food Standards Agency has said. Professor Susan Jebb told The Times that people tend to "undervalue the impact of the environment" in making choices.

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A concert venue contractor is facing a lawsuit from a woman who drove home drunk and blew up four houses. Canadian woman Daniella Leis, 26, severed a gas line when she crashed her car on the way home from a Marilyn Manson concert, leading to an explosion which destroyed four homes.

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Protesters in Sri Lanka have embarrassed police after responding to the deployment of water cannons by putting shampoo in their hair. Photos shared widely on social media show grinning protesters taking the novel move when confronted with water cannons at an anti-government protest in the city of Ja

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German riot police officers were humiliated by a "mud wizard" during efforts to evict climate campaigners in video footage which has gone viral on social media. The abandoned village of Lützerath in Germany's western state of North Rhine-Westphalia has become the site of massive protests agains

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A couple is set to go to court in defence of a rooster who has racked up thousands in fines for crowing too loudly. Jackie and Drew Tanenbaum, from Maryland, have been fined $4,800 (around £4,000) over Wilbur the rooster's crowing following a neighbour's complaints, local TV channel WTKR News

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Slaughter and May has made its ‘Bring your Dog to Work Day’ permanent following a trial last summer. The firm allowed lawyers and staff to bring their dogs to work last year to alleviate stress.

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Belarus has effectively legalised piracy of copyrighted content from "unfriendly countries", including films, TV shows and music. A new temporary copyright law has been approved by Belarusian dictator Alyaksandr Lukashenka and comes into effect this week, according to the Russian office of Deutsche

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A poster of pop star Demi Lovato has been banned by the UK's advertising watchdog for causing offence to Christians. The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) said it received a number of complaints over the poster, which shows the former Camp Rock star "bound up in a bondage-style outfit whilst lyi

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Brewdog's boss has been left nearly £500,000 out of pocket after misleading customers over "solid gold" prizes in a recent promotion.

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A pigeon was apprehended at a prison after it was found to be carrying a miniature backpack filled with crystal meth. The bird was discovered at Pacific Institution in Abbotsford, 80km east of Vancouver in Canada.

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A defendant is set to be represented in court by an artificial intelligence next month for what is believed to be the first time ever. The DoNotPay smartphone app will instruct a defendant on what to say over the course of courtroom proceedings in which they are challenging a speeding ticket.

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The biggest farmers' association in Italy has condemned the use of mafia terms to sell food and drink around the world – including a machine gun-shaped bottle of whisky produced here in Scotland. Coldiretti found that some 300 restaurants are mafia-themed, among them El Padrino in Spain, Don C

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A pair of bungling burglars were caught after they called police for help transporting their stolen goods. The couple – named only as Martin and Liz – were arrested in Poinciana, Florida on New Year's Eve after officers responded to a 911 call from the house they were burgling.

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A mother was denied entry to a Christmas event in New York after facial recognition technology identified her as an employee of a law firm in a legal dispute with the owner of the venue. Kelly Conlon was chaperoning a group of Girl Scouts to see the Rockettes Christmas Spectacular at the Radio City

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