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Reindeer ornament thieves sought

Reindeer ornament thieves sought

Police are hunting two thieves who stole a large gold reindeer from a high street store.

Art from the head, not the heart

Art from the head, not the heart

It might be more suited to a fringe show but London's Saatchi Gallery is showcasing a new style of cutting-edge art - an installation made from human hair.

Cowardly Lion costume fetches £1.9m

Cowardly Lion costume fetches £1.9m

The Cowardly Lion costume from the classic film The Wizard of Oz and the piano from Casablanca have each sold for more than three million dollars (£1.9 million) at a New York City auction.

Monroe outfit tipped to fetch £500k

Monroe outfit tipped to fetch £500k

A revealing costume worn by Marilyn Monroe for a 1950s photo shoot is expected to fetch around £500,000 when it goes under the hammer at auction next month.

Timelapse tour of UK airspace

Timelapse tour of UK airspace

The skies above the UK have been brought to life in a video created using actual radar data of more than 7,000 flights.
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New life of grime for ex-police dog

New life of grime for ex-police dog

A nine-stone former police dog is poised to be the latest weapon to be used to sniff out sewer-blocking fat, oil and grease.
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Man devours turkey to win contest

Man devours turkey to win contest

Competitive eater Joey Chestnut has won a turkey-eating contest in the US - setting a record by devouring an entire bird.
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24% 'worry about visitor opinions'

24% 'worry about visitor opinions'

A quarter of Britons are concerned their homes are not ready to welcome visitors this festive season - while others are ready to criticise hosts for a range of household horrors.
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Police probe lawyer's 'deception'

Police probe lawyer's 'deception'

Police are investigating a solicitor who practised a "breathtaking" deception over more than three years, a High Court judge has said.
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Naked man crash lands in terminal

Naked man crash lands in terminal

An OAP is seriously ill after being attacked by a naked man who crashed through a ceiling at a US airport.
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