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Police catch 'tomb raiders' with £38 million antique collection

After a 14-year investigation culminating a number of warehouse raids, police uncover huge haul of antiques stolen by a gang of looters. • Italian police have discovered €50 million worth of antiques after an investigation into an illegal looting gang. A total of 5,361 artefacts dating as far back as the 8th century BC were uncov

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Man in watermelon mask scares passengers

Man in watermelon mask scares passengers

Beijing commuters were alarmed to share their ride home with a man with fruit on his head. • A man has been questioned by police after travelling on the Beijing Metro with a watermelon on his head. Passengers and subway staff in the Chinese capital called police after several people said they were unnerved by the sight. The man h

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You live in Norway - expect snow, say police

You live in Norway - expect snow, say police

A force in Agder receives calls from residents who report problems caused by the countries usual weather condtions. • Police in Norway have had to remind people that they live in Norway and to stop reporting inconveniences caused by snowfall. The force has received calls from concerned residents who are running late for work and have no

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Skateboarding dog disperses angry protesters

Skateboarding dog disperses angry protesters

Crowds gathered outside a Ukrainian city hall were mesmerised by the British bulldog's tricks…and then went home. • Forget water cannon - the latest public order crowd dispersal tool is apparently Sam the skateboarding dog. Protesters in Odessa, Ukraine, were reportedly transfixed by the pooch that manoeuvred through the gathering outsid

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Basketball star Shaquille O'Neal turns police officer

Basketball star Shaquille O'Neal turns police officer

Former Miami Heat player will mostly be conducting work in the community and hopes to become a role model for children. • Retired basketball legend Shaquille O'Neal has been sworn in as a reserve police officer in Florida. The 7ft, 23st former NBA star is now an officer for Doral Police and will mostly be carrying out community based

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