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Modern flapjacks are sweets and not cakes, the UK's tax tribunal has ruled – with enormous tax implications for manufacturers. In a case with echoes of the famous dispute over whether Jaffa Cakes are cakes or biscuits, the First-Tier Tribunal (Tax Chamber) said flapjacks made by Glanbia are to

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A traveller was forced to part with his cane at airport security after officials discovered a blade inside it – which the man said he didn't know was there.

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Eight people have been arrested on suspicion of stealing an 18-metre bridge in broad daylight. Posing as government officials, the alleged thieves spent two days dismantling the 50-year-old iron bridge in a village in the eastern Indian state of Bihar, NDTV reports.

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The blue guitar played by Kurt Cobain in Nirvana's 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' video is to be sold at auction next month. Martin Nolan, executive director of Julien's Auctions, said the guitar is arguably one of the most famous instruments in rock with "Smells Like Teen Spirit" racking up more than 1.

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Men could be prosecuted for failing to do an equal share of the housework under controversial proposals with surprisingly wide backing in France. The idea of introducing a criminal offence of non-sharing of domestic tasks was raised in the presidential election campaign by eco-feminist politician Sa

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Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, has filed an application to trademark the word "Archetypes" – the name of her new Spotify-exclusive podcast. Her application to the US Patent and Trademark Office could struggle given that the word, which entered the English language in the 1540s, is widel

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Four customers of Burger King have filed a class action lawsuit alleging that the fast food chain's trademark Whopper is smaller in real life than it looks in adverts. The lawsuit, filed in the southern district of Florida, alleges that the burger looks about 35% bigger in adverts published after 20

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Drivers in Derbyshire have been obstructed by hundreds of McVitie's biscuits, as a lorry driver spilt a delivery of the biscuits across a main road. Derbyshire constabulary were called to Ilkeston Road, in Sandiacre, at about 4.30pm on Monday after the road and pavement were strewn with Ginger Nuts

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Police are investigating a series of bizarre meat attacks including one where lamb chops were stuffed into the exhaust pipe of a car.

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One of Sweden's top judges has been fined after stealing meatballs – as well as sausages, cheese and an entire Christmas ham – from a supermarket. Mrs Justice Ann-Christine Lindeblad, a judge of the Supreme Court of Sweden for nearly 20 years, resigned in February after police began inve

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A flamingo that flew away from a Kansas zoo some 17 years ago and has been on the run has been spotted in Texas. Pink Floyd, as the bird is known, was seen on March 10 wading into Cox Bay near Port Lavaca, about 120 miles from Houston.

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A French pensioner has mistakenly taken an artwork home from the Picasso Museum. The pensioner noticed a blue overall hanging on a wall and assumed it had been forgotten by another visitor, she took it, tried it on, found that it was too big and asked her tailor to shorten it.

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The British Museum is facing legal action after refusing to allow 3D scanning of part of the famous Parthenon Marbles. The Institute of Digital Archaeology (IDA), which wants to use technology to create a replica of the collection as a possible solution to the drawn-out international dispute over th

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A police investigation into alleged Covid-19 breaches in Downing Street has led to 20 fines – and a warning that more could be on the way. The Metropolitan Police launched an investigation into the UK's so-called "partygate" scandal months after it first emerged that parties and other gatherin

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