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Germany: Police officer fired for stealing 180 kg of cheddar
Germany: Police officer fired for stealing 180 kg of cheddar

Germany: Police officer fired for stealing 180 kg of cheddar

When a truck loaded with cheddar cheese overturned in a traffic accident in Germany, the police officer assigned to secure the scene scooped up the cargo. He has lost a court appeal
3 weeks ago
Turkey: Istanbul's banned Pride Parade leads to arrests
Turkey: Istanbul's banned Pride Parade leads to arrests

Turkey: Istanbul’s banned Pride Parade leads to arrests

Turkish police raided the Pride Parade in Istanbul, detaining at least 15 people for participating in a banned LGBTQ+ rally. Several hundred people briefly took part in a banned LGBTQ+ Pride Parade in Istanbul on Sunday,
3 weeks ago
Germany sees divorce rate drop to lowest since 1990
Germany sees divorce rate drop to lowest since 1990

Germany sees divorce rate drop to lowest since 1990

The divorce rate in Germany has reached its lowest level since reunification in 1990, with fewer marriages also being recorded. Most divorces were filed with the consent of both spouses. Fewer married
4 weeks ago
WHO: Nearly 1.8 billion people at risk due to inactivity
WHO: Nearly 1.8 billion people at risk due to inactivity

WHO: Nearly 1.8 billion people at risk due to inactivity

If current trends continue, 35% of people will be inactive by 2030. Nearly 1.8 billion adults are at risk of cancer, stroke, dementia and diabetes due to insufficient exercise, according to a new
4 weeks ago
WHO says these industries kill 2.7 million a year in Europe
WHO says these industries kill 2.7 million a year in Europe

WHO says these industries kill 2.7 million a year in Europe

Tobacco, ultra-processed foods, alcohol and fossil fuels are responsible for causing millions of deaths in Europe every year, says the WHO. It called on governments to enforce stronger health regulation. The World Health
1 month ago
UK: King Charles banknotes enter circulation
UK: King Charles banknotes enter circulation

UK: King Charles banknotes enter circulation

Banknotes bearing the image of King Charles have begun to appear in British wallets. They will gradually replace the previous banknotes adorned with the face of his mother, Queen Elizabeth. Banknotes bearing a
2 months ago
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