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A group of nuns have prevailed in a legal battle over the ownership of a 15th-century convent. A court in Palma de Mallorca found in favour of the nuns, who had been in a dispute with the Bishop of Mallorca.

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A man from San Francisco is fighting a ticket for parking in a red zone after the kerb was repainted red while his car was parked in the spot.

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Millions of dollars of taxpayer money handed to a theme park for a state-of-the-art facility to protect endangered koalas has instead been diverted to build a new rollercoaster, it has emerged. The government of Queensland in Australia provided $2.7 million to build the Future Lab wildlife research

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A businessman and high-profile football sponsor has claimed that he ran up a £20k electricity bill in order to prove his wealth following claims he had run out of money. Hugh Clarke took over the Sizzlers fish and chip shop in Airdrie in May 2020 but shut it down less than three mont

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Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia has revealed plans to build a £1 trillion skyscraper which will stretch to 75 miles along the desert.

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Sleep pods mean Japanese workers can take a nap standing up Workers in Japan will soon be able to grab 40 winks in the office, standing up in vertical sleep pods.

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Giant pieces of foil have been deployed on a London bridge to prevent it from overheating as temperatures soared over the past week. Silver insulation foil was placed over Hammersmith Bridge to protect the structure from the sun and keep the bridge open, as London saw highs of 35C.

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A penthouse that sits at the top of a New York skyscraper that has been subject to a lawsuit for noises such as creaking and banging has been put up for sale again after failing to find a buyer last year. The penthouse at 432 Park Avenue became the most expensive flat ever listed in New Yo

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A 1,000-year-old tar recipe is to be used to help preserve the last of Norway's medieval wooden churches. Named for the cured pinewood posts that prop them up, “stave churches” must be tarred to keep the wood from decaying. Yet the skills needed are dying out, including th

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Chinese property developers are accepting garlic, watermelons, wheat and barley as down payments on new apartments.

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A distillery in New Hampshire is fighting back against invasive crabs by turning them into whiskey.

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Balfour Beatty has become the first construction company in the UK to roll out automated cone laying machines. The new pioneering technology aims to reduce the risks associated with cone laying activities across the company's highways operations.

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Plans to erect a new flagpole on Sydney Harbour Bridge have been abandoned after a backlash over the £14 million cost and two-year timetable.

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