Category Archives: News Around

A fare cop

An alleged mobile brothel in the US state of Florida has taken its last ride following a police sting. Undercover detectives in Miami Beach allegedly paid a $40 entry fee to board the vehicle and found women offering sex acts … Continue reading

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On a pedestal

More than 2,400 people will occupy Trafalgar Square’s fourth plinth over 100 days as part of a living artwork. Antony Gormley won the opportunity to showcase ‘The One and the Other’. His work will allow volunteers to stand on the … Continue reading

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International news

An Arab country’s ambassador to Dubai has had his marriage contract annulled after discovering the bride was cross-eyed and had facial hair.  The woman had worn an Islamic veil, known as the niqab, on the few occasions the couple had … Continue reading

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Runner beans

I see from the local paper that the Immigration Department have raided one of the town’s eight Indian Restaurants. Officials stormed into the Rim of Fire Restaurant shortly after doughnut time last Thursday.  Three of the staff tried to escape … Continue reading

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Cruising for a bruising

Lancashire man, Mick Tempest, got a surprise when he woke up to find that somebody had stolen the York Stone garden path from his allotment. ‘When I opened the bedroom curtains and looked out I couldn’t believe my eyes,’ he … Continue reading

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Plane sailing

80,000 amateur aviation enthusiasts attended London’s annual Red Bull competition in which crews of gravity-defying hopefuls launched their home made crafts from a ramp above the Serpentine in Hyde Park.  Although most of the madcap machines fail to fly at … Continue reading

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