Woman mistakes stuffed toy for masked crook

Woman mistakes stuffed toy for masked crook
BERLIN (Reuters) – Armed police went into action in the German city of Wuppertal after a woman reported seeing a masked criminal — but having rushed to the scene, they were surprised to find not a crook, but a large stuffed toy.[Lees verder]

Publishers fail to spot plagiarized Jane Austen
LONDON (Reuters) – Even Jane Austen would have trouble finding a publisher today, a struggling author revealed Thursday.[Lees verder]

Zoo faces charges for selling animals as food
BERLIN (Reuters) – A mayor in eastern Germany has filed charges against workers at his local zoo for shooting animals and selling them as meat.[Lees verder]

Reporter held for fake cardboard-in-buns story
BEIJING (Reuters) – Beijing police have detained a television reporter for fabricating an investigative story about steamed buns stuffed with cardboard at a time when China’s food safety is under intense international scrutiny.[Lees verder]

Police warn against bomb jokes on buses
MANILA (Reuters) – Filipino commuters face jail and large fines if they crack jokes about bombs on buses after a spate of deadly attacks, the police warned Thursday.[Lees verder]

Vermont town bans public nudity after brash displays
BRATTLEBORO, Vermont (Reuters) – A Vermont town that is gaining national attention for brash displays of nudity — from teens in the buff to naked elderly people — awoke on Wednesday to an emergency ban on nakedness in most public places.[Lees verder]

Woman mistakes stuffed toy for masked crook
BERLIN (Reuters) – Armed police went into action in the German city of Wuppertal after a woman reported seeing a masked criminal — but having rushed to the scene, they were surprised to find not a crook, but a large stuffed toy.[Lees verder]

Publishers fail to spot plagiarized Jane Austen
LONDON (Reuters) – Even Jane Austen would have trouble finding a publisher today, a struggling author revealed Thursday.[Lees verder]

Zoo faces charges for selling animals as food
BERLIN (Reuters) – A mayor in eastern Germany has filed charges against workers at his local zoo for shooting animals and selling them as meat.[Lees verder]

Reporter held for fake cardboard-in-buns story
BEIJING (Reuters) – Beijing police have detained a television reporter for fabricating an investigative story about steamed buns stuffed with cardboard at a time when China’s food safety is under intense international scrutiny.[Lees verder]

Police warn against bomb jokes on buses
MANILA (Reuters) – Filipino commuters face jail and large fines if they crack jokes about bombs on buses after a spate of deadly attacks, the police warned Thursday.[Lees verder]

Vermont town bans public nudity after brash displays
BRATTLEBORO, Vermont (Reuters) – A Vermont town that is gaining national attention for brash displays of nudity — from teens in the buff to naked elderly people — awoke on Wednesday to an emergency ban on nakedness in most public places.[Lees verder]