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Tis the season to be ripped off

The good folk at the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) have reminded us that not everyone thinks of Christmas as a time

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Queensland and Rhode Island give free advice to feuding couples

On the face of it Queensland, best known for its inhabitants having a fondness for rum, bananas, Joh...

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Hidden cameras, slippery floors and a security guard

Barristers at 11 Wentworth were left feeling a little red-cheeked recently after a case which they h...

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When billable hours go bad ...

If there's one topic we know all lawyers love, it's the good old billable hour. And while we may say...

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Prisoner shows guts in court appearance

A judge saw much more than he would have liked recently when a prisoner walked into his courtroom an...

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Lawyer making faces causes murder trial to collapse

A lawyer's bizarre behaviour while disguised in civilian clothes and sitting in the public gallery of a court room has caused the abandonmen...

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Artichoke goes down the wrong way

Restaurants should explain how to eat the food they serve, particularly those tricky artichokes, according to an American doctor.As reported...

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Man shocked to learn tattooing a horse is illegal

A German man has experienced bitter disappointment before the courts after learning that, surprisingly, he is not allowed to tattoo his pony...

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Michael Douglas' ex-wife sues, again

Unfortunately for Michael Douglas, not only did Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleeps fail to impress movie-goers, but it also had him back in c...

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Shock revelation: judge says speeding fines used only to raise revenue

A German judge has become the coolest judge on the block after letting 42 speeding drivers off the hook in one week because he thinks speedi...

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