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Cops give LOTTERY tickets to speeding drivers

Even the cops are sunny in Florida. Source: Supplied TO PROTECT and serve … and hand out rewards for dangerous driving. Police in Melbourne, Florida, might want to revisit their charter because their Christmas spirit seems to have flouted the usual process of law and order. On Christmas Day, Melbourne cops handed out scratchies to bad drivers who were pulled ...

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How a toilet repaired a marriage

Rather than let his marriage go down the drain, a man has sworn to a court that he will build a loo. Source: ThinkStock WELL this will make your problems seem really First World. A woman in India has agreed not to divorce her husband after he finally promised to get a proper toilet for their home. Savita Malviya, 27, ...

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Real-life Grinch ruins neighbours’ Christmas

Look at the misery the Christmas Grinch has inflicted on this cute little tyke! Source: Supplied TURNS out the Grinch is real, and he’s actually a woman. A Massachusetts woman was arrested on Thursday after she stole $500 worth of toys donated to her neighbours’ five children. The kids were set to receive a haul of toys from the charity ...

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World’s coolest grandma has great advice for you

Not one of her grandchildren, but her tattoo artist. Source: imgur HILDA Evelyn Kottman is a self-styled bad arse. She’s been inked, she gambles, collects boyfriends and loves whiskey. Oh, and she’s 103 years old. The beloved grandmother is blowing up the internet right now, after opening a thread on reddit , asking people to ask her anything. So what ...

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Girl who inspired 8000 carollers dies

Thousands of Christmas carolers come together to make a terminally-ill girl’s wish come true. AN EIGHT-YEAR-OLD girl with leukaemia died on Christmas morning, just days after 8000 carollers granted her dying wish. One of the last gifts Delaney Brown, nicknamed Laney, received was the support of thousands of strangers who on Saturday came to fulfill a wish of hers to ...

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Socialite busted for swiping $5,000 sweater

A model shows off creations by designer Brunello Cucinelli. Source: Supplied A STICKY-fingered socialite is spending Christmas on Rikers Island (New York City’s main jail complex) instead of in her Southampton mansion – as punishment for swiping a pricey sweater from a Madison Avenue boutique. Stefanie Lackner, the wife of Fisher Island Club CEO Bernard Lackner, landed 30 days in ...

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The worst jokes of Christmas 2013

These kids are bracing themselves for a bad joke. Source: News Limited CHRISTMAS lunch wouldn’t be complete without cracking open a bonbon at the start. But when the most valuable thing inside is the colourful paper crown (that you’ll probably sweat through before dessert), you have to wonder why we bother with this ritual sometimes. The cheap plastic presents are ...

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‘Twas the fright before Christmas

Eloise Grecia, 4, of Nudgee, may be happy to pose with Santa but younger sister Abigail, 11 months, wants out. Picture: Mark Calleja Source: News Limited SANTA Claus usually spreads Christmas cheer, but for some children the holiday tradition of posing for a photo with the big hairy man in red is a recurring annual nightmare. Suzie Grecia, husband Brett ...

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