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Thomas The Tank Engine put into sidings by roads policing unit

The driver was reported for construction offences due to the protrusion on the bonnet. • A fundraising motorist has been railroaded by officers for having a dangerous steam engine on top of their engine. The driver, whose car had been heavily modified to look like Thomas The Tank Engine, was pulled over and reported for construction offenc

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'Gorilla man' officer over half way through London Marathon

'Gorilla man' officer over half way through London Marathon

PC is crawling the route on his hands and knees 'gorilla style'. • A Metropolitan PC is not tired of monkeying around as he battles on to finish the London Marathon on his hands and knees for a gorilla charity. PC Tom Harrison, 41, has been crawling the London Marathon since Sunday morning and has completed over half the route

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Driver stopped in M1 lane waiting for husband to be sick

Driver stopped in M1 lane waiting for husband to be sick

BMW X5 came to a halt in lane three of busy motorway. • A driver who stopped on the M1 because her husband felt sick has been given safety advice by motorway police. Officers responding to reports of a pedestrian on the carriageway between junction 16, near Northampton, and Watford Gap services found a BMW X5 stopped in the outside lan

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Brazilian officers storm Congress over proposal to raise retirement age

Brazilian officers storm Congress over proposal to raise retirement age

Union demonstrators smashed glass doors before being pushed back by Congressional Police. • Pensions reform has been a contentious issue for forces in the United Kingdom for years but we are yet to reach the levels of antipathy being currently seen in Brazil. Hundreds of Brazilian Federal Police union members have been involved in violent

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'We kindly ask DJs to refrain from using the tube as a pop-up club'

'We kindly ask DJs to refrain from using the tube as a pop-up club'

BTP called to 'fully fledged' rave on the London Underground. • British Transport Police apparently relish drum and bass - but not when it takes the form of an impromptu rave on the London Underground. Officers were called to the party, including sound system, lights and MC, on board a busy tube train on Monday last week

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