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Siren less police cars are risking people’s lives

Because many new police cars do not have the familiar siren fitted to them due to budget cuts, it could be causing police drivers to drive more slowly and poses a risk to the public according to the police federation in the West Midlands. According to this professional body, criminals are being allowed to get away because the police have been equipped with cars which have no sirens and cannot break the speed limit. The cars with which they are equipped are Vauxhall Corsa and it is not as though these cars are particularly slow, in fact they are capable of a speed of 129 miles per hour according to Car Buyer magazine.

This is a case of the police drivers having to obey speed limits because the cars are not fitted with sirens although they do have blue lights. The means that police officers cannot break the speed limit or perform other manoeuvres which are normally permitted by police cars responding to emergency calls, which include crossing red light or driving on the wrong side of the road. (more…)

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31 year old man avoids jail after drawing penises on Ikea walls

The furniture giant Ikea gives out free pencils so that customers can mark down items on an order pad, but some strange people put them to other uses. One person, an un-named man, decided that it would be fun to draw penises onto walls shelving and display furniture throughout the Aalborg, Denmark store, but eagle eyed staff followed him through a trail of crude genitalia drawings.

Horse stabbed and sexually assaulted in Scotland

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Police in Scotland are on the lookout for a person who attacked a horse in a field in the New Pitsglow area that took place on Sunday night. The owner of the horse is naturally distraught and has urged other owners in the area to check to see if the animals that they own are in any way injured and if so to get in touch with the police.

Sex offender escapes Norwegian Jail on a surf board

Bastoy Prison

With the conditions which have been reported about the Bastoy Low Security Prison on a small picturesque island in Norway, it is a wonder that prisoners try to escape. The prison is well known for the organic farming which is carried out by inmates, who have a relaxed regime which includes watching movies, going cycling, using the local beaches, the prison has no fences and is held up as an example of Norway’s emphasis on humane incarceration policies.

Man starts huge fire after the call of nature beckons during bike ride

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There are places in the world where the grass, undergrowth and heather is tinder dry and although the rain has been falling on this fair isle for several weeks, there are times when the moors are at risk of fire danger because of a carelessly discarded cigarette, or a camp fire that has not been extinguished properly.

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Woman caught cheating on her husband with Simon Cowell lookalike dwarf

It’s one thing to find out that your wife has been having an affair, but it’s another when you find out the person she is sleeping with is a Simon Cowell lookalike dwarf. Peter Garside told the Sunday Sport that the miniature lookalike, Graham Harding wrecked his marriage with wife Rachel after finding out about the affair.

Surfing competition gets cancelled after surfer gets attacked by a shark!

Mick Fanning

Mick fanning, a three time surfing champion, was just trying to get his surf on and win another competition in his career when he had a visit from an unexpected shark.

The attack occurred during the final of J-Bay open in South Africa. Mick Fanning, the surfer who got attacked, was not physically injured but he has been a bit rumbled inside his head as to whether he wants to go surfing ever again.

Farmer uses blow-up sex doll as a scarecrow

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Farmer David Gray of Glenhead Farm in Banton, near Kilsyth, north Lanarkshire, was becoming increasingly frustrated by the deer coming onto his farm and destroying the crops, he decided that a scarecrow, which was more effective than a carrier bag on a stick was needed.

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