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Thor blimey, that deputy dog means business

Armed suspect surrenders to the long arm of the paw. • A bare-chested man suspected of attempting to break into a house using a 10-inch shard of slate was stopped in his tracks when confronted by a police dog named after the Norse god associated with protecting mankind. Hafod Jones surrendered to Dyfed-Powys officers after getting sigh

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Drink-driver, 91, pledges to stop using the road after failing breath test

Drink-driver, 91, pledges to stop using the road after failing breath test

Unblemished record covering three quarters of a century ends in spat with bollards and lamppost. • A 91-year-old woman believed to be the nation’s oldest-ever drink driver has promised not to get back behind the wheel of her high-performance car after her 14-month ban ends. Pauline Horrigan drove the Audi A3 Sportback into boll

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Morse code dashes to top of 20 TV crime dramas of all time

Morse code dashes to top of 20 TV crime dramas of all time

The Oxford-set series, which starred the late John Thaw, topped a list of 50 UK crime dramas. • Real bobbies may still hanker after the impeccable manners of desk sergeant George Dixon of Dock Green or down-at-heel mackintoshed DC Tosh Lines of Sun Hill ‘nick’ but modern TV viewers appear to have similar empathies. For the cu

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Detectives appeal for man with 'potatoes on his chest'

Detectives appeal for man with 'potatoes on his chest'

'Rate this translation'. • Members of the public have been asked to keep an eye out for a wanted man with a “number of potatoes on his chest.” North Wales Police posted an appeal on its social media page this week as detectives hunted absconder Terence Murrell who “is of muscly build and has numerous tattoos on hi

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Driver with no licence, MOT or insurance phones police after motorway breakdown

Driver with no licence, MOT or insurance phones police after motorway breakdown

Man interviewed for triple-whammy of offences. • A motorist who dialled 999 after breaking down on the motorway found himself in hot water after police checks showed he had no licence – or anything else for that matter. On Saturday, the bungling driver’s car decided to conk out on the A38 between Ivybridge and South Brent

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