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Cops seek cow ‘mugshot’ for beef ban

Police in a west Indian township have asked cattle owners to supply photos of their animals to help enforce the state's tough new ban on beef.

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Robber breaks leg during hold-up

A hapless armed robber broke his leg while holding up a convenience store - and then used the shop's phone to call an ambulance.

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Cops caught boozing with prisoners

Two Indian police officers have been suspended after spending a night out on the town with prison inmates.

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Cops seek cow ‘mugshot’ for beef ban
April 1 2015 at 15:34

Police in a west Indian township have asked cattle owners to supply photos of their animals to help enforce the state's tough new ban on beef.

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Robber breaks leg during hold-up
March 31 2015 at 15:54

A hapless armed robber broke his leg while holding up a convenience store - and then used the shop's phone to call an ambulance.

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Cops caught boozing with prisoners
March 31 2015 at 13:24

Two Indian police officers have been suspended after spending a night out on the town with prison inmates.

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Octogenarians strip down for charity
March 30 2015 at 10:34

A charity calendar featuring women in their 80s and 90s from an Ohio assisted living facility is opening more than a few eyes.

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Sacked for attending same funeral twice
March 27 2015 at 20:50

A Japanese civil servant who made up deaths, and even claimed he was going to the same person's funeral twice, has been sacked.

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Indian village bans kissing in public
March 27 2015 at 13:35

An Indian village in a western coastal state has imposed a ban on couples kissing in public.

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Where am I? asks ‘dead’ woman
March 25 2015 at 15:54

An undertaker passed out in shock when a coffin lid slid open and the woman inside groaned: ‘Where am I?’

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App cleans up Lady Chatterley’s Lover
March 25 2015 at 10:32

To the fury of authors, a new app has been introduced for e-books that can cover up the rude words of novels.

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Open flame + fuel tank = kaboom!
March 24 2015 at 10:10

It wasn’t the brightest move, but this man needed to see what he was doing while refuelling his car.

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TV presidents beat Obama in poll
March 23 2015 at 09:34

Americans prefer television presidents to their real-life President Barack "No Drama" Obama, according to a poll.

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