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Russian man beats a bank at its own game

ShareA Russian man who decided to write his own small print in a credit card contract has had his changes upheld in court. He’s now suing the country’s leading online bank for more than 24 million rubles ($727,000) in compensation. Disappointed by the terms of the unsolicited offer for a credit card from Tinkoff Credit […]

Saudi prince sues Forbes for underestimating his wealth

SharePrince Alwaleed bin Talal, who owns London’s Savoy hotel, claims US publication undervalued his wealth by $9.6bn Saudi Arabia’s Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, one of the world’s wealthiest businessmen who owns assets including London’s Savoy hotel, has launched a libel action against the business magazine Forbes over claims it underestimated his fortune by $9.6bn. Alwaleed, […]

“Bang With Friends” Banned from App Store

Share Bang With Friends debuted in January and quickly took off in popularity. The concept is simple: Users log in with Facebook and select what friends they want to bang. Only friends that have mutually selected the other user show-up in a “down to bang” queue. The app claims more than 1 million users, even […]

Frosty the Snowman arrested in Chestertown

ShareCHESTERTOWN, Md. (AP) โ€” Who says “Frosty the Snowman” has to be jolly? A man in a “Frosty the Snowman” costume was arrested Saturday during the annual Christmas parade in Chestertown, on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. He’s accused of scuffling with police and kicking at a police dog. Sgt. John A. Dolgos tells The Star Democrat […]

Border Agent Put His Wife on Terrorist List

ShareImmigration officer fired after putting wife on list of terrorists to stop her flying home An immigration officer tried to rid himself of his wife by adding her name to a list of terrorist suspects. He used his access to security databases to include his wife on a watch list of people banned from boarding […]

Ram-bo

ShareThis hapless sheep has become a real life ‘ram-bo’ after inadvertently abseiling down a hill when its horn became snagged on an electricity wire. The unfortunate sheep was spotted bleating for help more than 15 feet above the ground next to an telegraph pole. Amazed onlookers watched the ram descend from a grazing pasture – […]

ACLU sues to protect right to swear

SharePHILADELPHIA (Reuters) โ€“ An American rights group is suing the police in Pennsylvania for issuing tickets, which carry a jail sentence, to people for swearing. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), which filed the lawsuits earlier, argues that the right to use profanity is protected by the U.S. Constitution. “Unfortunately, many police departments in the […]

The hypnotherapist cat

ShareThe regulation of hypnotherapists in the UK is so lax that even a cat can become accredited, the BBC has found. Chris Jackson, presenter of Inside Out in the North East and Cumbria, registered pet George with three industry bodies. Each one accepted a certificate from the non-existent Society of Certified Advanced Mind Therapists as […]

World’s heaviest potato

Share The weight of the knobbly root vegetable has not yet been verified by the Guinness Book of Records, but could be several times heavier than the existing record holder โ€“ a 7lb 13oz spud grown in the Isle of Man. “I’ve been working the land since I was a boy, and it’s the first […]

Modern Day Chastity Belt – GPS Lingerie

ShareFeminists around the world have reacted with horror to a new line of lingerie that comes equipped with a GPS tracking system. The ‘find me if you can’ range of underwear has been described as a modern-day, high-tech chastity belt. ‘It is outrageous to think that men can buy this, programme it and give it […]