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Ancient artefacts worth around £4 million were destroyed by a man who was mad at his girlfriend, authorities have said. Brian Henandez, 21, was arrested shortly after a late-night rampage through the Dallas Museum of Art (DMA), which has no connection with him or his partner.

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A private company that controls the Elvis Presley name has apologised after threatening to end unlicensed Elvis-themed weddings in Las Vegas.

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Children's favourite Winnie the Pooh is to be reimagined as a serial killer. In addition to Pooh and Piglet, director Rhys Frake-Waterfield's new indie horror flick – Winnie the Pooh: Blood and Honey – will feature the likes of “Caged Man” and “Mauled Woman”.

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A police force belatedly discovered it had been burgled after finding some of its belongings during an unrelated search. Officers searching an address in Auckland, New Zealand unexpectedly came across "a number of documents" which were meant to have been destroyed, as well as expired cannisters of p

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Lawmakers in Thailand have been criticised after it was revealed that the country's new parliament building includes a karaoke room. The Sappaya-Sapasathan also features a running track, massage room and golf driving range.

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A Picasso painting owned by Sir Sean Connery has sold for £17 million at an auction. The late actor's family listed the artwork for sale to raise funds for the Sean Connery Philanthropic Trust, which will share the proceeds between good causes in Scotland and the Bahamas, where he lived for ov

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Digital driving licences used by millions of Australians are remarkably easy to falsify without detection, researchers have found. Since 2019, motorists in New South Wales (NSW) have been able to use a smartphone app to prove their identity to police or when buying alcohol in shops and restaurants,

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A local politician has resigned on the basis he cannot work amid allegations he is secretly the artist Banksy. William Gannon, a councillor in the south-western Welsh town of Pembroke Dock, gave the bizarre reason for his immediate resignation yesterday, The National reports.

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Three drunken tourists who trespassed into a bear enclosure in Alaska have been jailed. The men were sentenced last week for the incident in 2018 which saw them wade into the Brooks River at the Katmai National Park and interrupt the salmon-loving bears' dinner.

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A global firm managing $640 billion in assets has distanced itself from its head of responsible investing after he appeared to shrug off the impact of climate change. Stuart Kirk, global head of responsible investing at HSBC Asset Management, told a Financial Times event: "Who cares if Miami is six

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Vogue magazine has apologised to a Cornish pub after requesting the centuries-old establishment to change its name. The Star Inn at Vogue refused to change its name after receiving the original request from the magazine in March, highlighting that the pub was named after the hamlet in which it is lo

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A coffee shop in Florence has been fined €1,000 (£847) after a customer got angry over the price of an espresso. The customer called the police after being charged €2 (£1.70) for his coffee (a decaffeinated one) at Ditta Artigianale in the centre of the city.

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A notorious cat dubbed the "most prosecuted" in her local area has been vindicated in court after years of litigation.

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A couple in India are suing their son for failing to produce grandchildren after six years of marriage. Sanjeev and Sadhana Prasad, 61 and 57, say they expended their savings on their son – paying for his training as a pilot and a lavish wedding – yet he has not given them a grandchild.

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Andy Warhol’s world-famous portrait of the Queen will be sold to the public as part of the Monarch’s upcoming Platinum Jubilee celebrations. The ‘Elizabeth II’ screenprint (1985) has been acquired by Showpiece.com and will enter into fractional ownership — a scheme whic

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