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SUITS YOU, SIR: A man, who fell off a bar stool and injured himself after drinking 12 beers, is suing his Florida local for pounds 1.7 million because they didn't ensure his seat was a safe height.
RED HEAT: A family in a small Russian village were so hooked on a programme about poltergeists that they didn't notice their house was burning down around them until firemen arrived.
BREATH TEST: An Aussie motorist who tried to ward off a traffic cop by breathing garlic in the lawman's face, was convicted of assault.
PARCEL FORCE: New York cops wrapped up 363 people wanted for various crimes - by asking them to collect a large parcel and arresting them when they turned up.
FAT CHANCE: A 32-stone man was held at a Mexican airport after police found cocaine hidden in his rolls of fat.
NO SWEAT: Police in LA are after a robber who has stolen pounds 8,000 worth of deodorants from 461 stores.
HIS CRIMES: Toyshop burglar Jan Heuse stopped in his tracks when he saw a train set on his way out the door. He was still playing with the trains when Dutch police arrived and arrested him.
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|Publication:||Sunday Mail (Glasgow, Scotland)|
|Date:||Jun 22, 1997|
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