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Mechanic’s job goes up in smoke after Twitter request for marijuana gets picked up by police

A mechanic has been sacked after tweeting a request for dealers to supply him with marijuana – which then went viral and was picked up by the …

Thai villagers make citizens' arrest of Google Street View driver

Man made to swear on statue of the Buddha that he was not taking spy photos for a bitterly opposed dam project<p>Google's Street View project to map the world by taking pictures from passing cars has ignited a minor uproar in northern Thailand where villagers detained a driver and made him swear on a …

Tits, out

AN ENGLISHMAN likes a routine: Marmite on his toast, warm beer in his glass, bad teeth in his mouth and, for a couple of million readers of the <i>Sun</i>, a …

Feminism

Emergency services and volunteers stage terror attack drill in Birmingham

Emergency services have staged a simulated terror attack on Birmingham in an effort to sharpen real-life responses and make procedures more effective.<p>…

Why does America have such a big prison population?

“TOO many Americans go to too many prisons for far too long, and for no truly good law-enforcement reason.” The person who said that was neither a …

What if your cup could warn you that your drink had been roofied? http://trib.al/O0DOymP Drinkware startup DrinkSavvy is developing a line of cups, glasses, straws and stirrers that change color or pattern in the presence of common "date-rape" drugs GHB, ketamine, or Rohypnol. (Photo: DrinkSavvy)

‘Oldest man in the world’ discovered in Bolivia, and he attributes his long-life to long walks and quinoa

He has spent a lifetime eking out a living in barren mountains but 123-year-old Carmelo Flores Laura looks set to be named the oldest living person …

Children get police warning letters for ‘intimidating’ and ‘antisocial’ behaviour because they played outside

Children as young as three have been sent warning letters from police for playing outside their homes – raising fears of antisocial behaviour …

Ukip treasurer: Put women on boards? They can’t even play decent chess

A Ukip treasurer has been accused of sexism after suggesting women should not be given a seat on a board because of their inferior chess, bridge and …

'Mafia' pizzas of Copenhagen go down badly in Sicily

Palermo politician outraged after seeing organised crime-themed dishes in Danish capital's restaurants, while on holiday<p>First there were sandwiches in Vienna named after Italian mobsters and their victims. Now a Copenhagen restaurant that serves up two mafia-themed pizzas has elicited the anger of …

Some 21.6m Americans aged 18 to 31, 36% of the total, still languish in the parental home, according to the Pew Research Centre, a think-tank. This figure is slightly misleading, since it includes students, who may live at home only during the holidays. Nonetheless, the share of youngsters stuck with mom and pop is the largest since surveys began in 1968 http://econ.st/19w47vg

Women who fear being forced to marry abroad told to hide spoon in underwear

Charity advises women and young girls to set off airport metal detectors to give them more time to seek help from authorities<p>A number of women and girls at risk of forced marriage have avoided going abroad by concealing spoons in their underwear at airport security, according to a campaign …

G2 Film& Music cover: Why Stephen Hawking has a lot to teach us about celebrity culture When one of the world's greatest intellects happily admits to being seduced by fame, perhaps the rest of us should stop being so sniffy about it http://t.gu.com/nYYI7 + watch the trailer: http://t.gu.com/nYYIW + News: Eddie Redmayne to play Hawking in film biopic http://t.gu.com/nYYJP

Get a life!

THOSE who have resisted the urge to join Facebook will surely feel vindicated when they read the latest research. A study just published by the <i>Public</i> …

Social Media

Olinguito: the newly discovered mammal

Be a sociopath—or just act like one

WHAT is a sociopath? Diagnostically speaking, it is someone who possesses a mixture of the following characteristics: charm, grandiosity, bloodless …

Food bank Britain: life below the line The use of food banks has tripled in 12 months, as even people in work struggle to feed themselves and their families http://t.gu.com/nZd9F Photograph: Gary Calton for Observer Food Monthly

How has organised crime adapted to globalisation?

“THEY were my partners in crime. They were my best friends. They were my children’s godfathers.” So said John Martorano, a former hitman known as …

Amazing YouTube clip shows errant firework skim past motorcyclists and explode under Manchester bus

This amazing footage, shot from a motorcyclist’s helmet camera, shows the terrifying moment an errant firework skimmed past two motorcyclists and …

Police in London are assessing new information recently received about the death of Princess Diana and Dodi Al Fayed: http://bbc.in/16wpZoc Scotland Yard says it is "scoping information" and "assessing its relevance and credibility". It said it was "not a re-investigation" into the deaths in a Paris car crash on 31 August 1997.

Top 10 US movie locations: a trucker's guide to scenic film stopoffs The US is full of iconic filming locations … ideal for a road trip. From Alaska to Texas here are 10 of our favourite movie sights http://t.gu.com/nZi3Z Photograph: Salena Lettera