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29 Mar 2007
Folklaw: 30 March 2007
Elderly man glues himself to roofGerman police were called to an unusual rescue when they heard reports a 91-year-old man had stuck himself to his ro...
20 Mar 2007
Folklaw: 23 March 2007
Romanian mugger trapped by cesspitA Romanian robber landed in ‘it’ after falling into a cesspit while trying to evade police.The man from Moara V...
13 Mar 2007
Folklaw: 16 March 2007
German evades jail by living on 72ft aerialIn what may possibly be the most elaborate and dangerous plan to avoid prison, a German man survived 10 da...
8 Mar 2007
Folklaw: 9 March 2007
Thief reveals himself in eBay saleA British man with more hot air between the ears than in his stolen balloon was caught after posting the item on eB...
1 Mar 2007
Folklaw: 2 March 2007
Truant teen jailedA German schoolgirl has been locked away for deliberately missing school.Maggie Haineder, aged just 15, had skipped school for more...
22 Feb 2007
Folklaw: 16 February 2007
Song’s over for Canary Islands carnivalIn what would seem somewhat of an overreaction, a Spanish court has upheld complaints about a carnival made ...
9 Feb 2007
Folklaw 9 February 2007
Judge recommends ‘fat bastard’ tauntWebsite RollOnFriday has brought further news of the mysterious underbelly of British justice.A UK judge beca...
2 Feb 2007
Folklaw: 2 February 2007
Guard dog leaks away a fortuneA jeweller from Dusseldorf, in Germany, lost two suitcases full of gold and diamonds when his security guard stopped to...
25 Jan 2007
Folklaw: 26 January 2007
Bulky burglar dies inside cooling ductA US man died after becoming wedged inside the ventilation system of a store he was trying to break into.Kenneth...
17 Jan 2007
Folklaw: 19 January 2007
German sues for return of his prize assetKarl Spandl, 50, of Germany, awoke from surgery to find a rather unpleasant surprise — doctors had rem...
14 Dec 2006
Folklaw: 15 December 2006
Singing ‘Happy Birthday’ now not just for criminalsFollowing the passage of the Copyright Bill through the House of Representatives, Attorney-Gen...
6 Dec 2006
Folklaw: 8 December 2006
New Zealand woman like human sardineA Rotorua woman had a near brush with death when the blade of a tractor mower sliced her parked car in half lengt...
30 Nov 2006
Folklaw: 1 December 2006
Why it is soIn a shining explanation of why things are the way they are, the Hon Justice George Palmer of the Supreme Court of New South Wales, borro...
23 Nov 2006
Folklaw: 24 November 2006
Greyhound coach showers family with excrementA family is suing the Greyhound bus company after one of its buses emptied the contents of its sanitary ...
17 Nov 2006
Folklaw: 17 November 2006
Bewitched by false promisesProof that hell hath no fury like a woman scorned came in Germany recently — at least in court, when a woman won her...
9 Nov 2006
Folklaw: 10 November 2006
Hitting sexologists where it hurtsOne of Tel Aviv’s most recognised sexologists was the victim of an unseemly crime lately, her stash of 40 sex toy...
3 Nov 2006
Folklaw: 3 November 2006
Football-filming father mistaken for sniperIN THE US, a father attending his son’s football game unwittingly came to the attention of a SWAT team, ...
24 Oct 2003
A wheelie dumb idea
A wheelie dumb idea It was a case of ‘what might have bin’ for a gregarious Melbourne inmate who unsuccessfully attempted to escape by hiding amo...
24 Oct 2003
Rugby sacri-‘bleu’-lege
Rugby sacri-‘bleu’-legeAlready nervously eyeing a cavalcade of lopsided blowouts during the tournament so far, Rugby World Cup officials will thi...
20 Oct 2003
Obiter – 17 October
Parrot yearning In a flap over his long lost parrot, a US man has asked a Washington Court to allow him to question the bird he claims is rightfully ...
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