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A cannabis farm in Wishaw was raided after police caught a whiff of its distinctive smell — from their police station next door. A total of 118 plants and 99 seedlings worth more than £70,000 were recovered from the warehouse neighbouring the town's cop shop, the Daily Record reports.

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A group of nuns have prevailed in a legal battle over the ownership of a 15th-century convent. A court in Palma de Mallorca found in favour of the nuns, who had been in a dispute with the Bishop of Mallorca.

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A robber who wrote his name and address on the back of a stolen scratch card before handing it in has been jailed. Wayne Sullivan, 38, was caught three days after raiding a shop when he claimed a €5,000 prize three days later, the Irish Independent reports.

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A yoga teacher has been arrested for "illegal missionary activity" under Russia's new anti-terrorism laws. Dmitry Ugay, 44, was arrested after giving a talk about the philosophy of yoga at a festival in St Petersburg, The Independent reports.

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Russian gamblers were duped into betting on a fake tournament advertised as the real Indian Premier League in an elaborate scam broken up by police. An enterprising gang of scammers leased a farm in the western Indian state of Gujarat and installed a rudimentary cricket pitch, which police said was

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A man who tore pages from his passport in order to hide an affair from his wife has been arrested. The 32-year-old man from Mumbai told police he was unaware that tampering with his passport is a criminal offence, NDTV.com reports.

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Bikinis have been banned in an Italian resort town as part of a crackdown on "widespread indecorous behaviour". The coastal town of Sorrento has threatened tourists who bare their torsos with fines of up to €500, The Times reports.

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An investigation into suspected match-fixing is under way in Sierra Leone after two football games ended with scores of 95-0 and 91-1. The simultaneous matches, which have been annulled, saw Kahunla Rangers triumph over Lumbebu United and Gulf FC humiliate Koquima Lebanon in the biggest football win

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A pair of prominent hoteliers have been rebuked by a judge over their "completely mad" battle over a worthless purple suitcase. Judith Andersson and Diane Ward have incurred costs of over £60,000 in the court battle over the suitcase, which contains family photographs with "no monetary value".

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A man has fled after receiving 330 times his normal monthly salary due to a payroll error. The worker, an employee of Chilean food producer Consorcio Industrial de Alimentos, received a paycheck of 165,398,851 Chilean pesos (£146,000), for the month of May - Fox News reports. This is more than

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A former mayor of Turkey's capital Ankara who was taken in by a hoax tweet announcing the discovery of "jelly bean reserves" in the country has been roundly mocked. Melih Gökçek, who served as mayor for over two decades before standing down in 2017, was tricked by the tweet posted by a l

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A man who mistakenly believed he was wanted by police has been arrested after breaking into a jail to hand himself in. Jail authorities said Wisconsin man Tavier Holling, 30, began pounding on their door early on Sunday morning before growing impatient and smashing his way in.

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Hairdressers are facing fines of up to €500 if they breach an Italian town's new ban on the traditional practice of double-washing hair. Castenaso, a small town of around 15,000 people near Bologna, has cracked down on double-washing to save water as the region suffers a drought emergency, The

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A court has been set afizz with the presence of a defendant who turned up sipping champagne. Cameroon's former defence minister appeared in court in the capital, Yaoundé, to face corruption charges – with a glass in hand.

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