Police Attack Family Who Refuse To Pay Bribe

A family who filmed highway police putting the squeeze on them for a bribe have become internet heroes in Mexico. Furious mum Rosario Escudero refused to hand over a penny when they tried to levy 'fines' for a series of petty alleged offences. The final straw was when the State Highway Patrol officers in Villahermosa, a city in southern Mexico... weiter




Fowl Play As Villagers Punish Duck Rustlers

Duck rustlers in China were made to endure a bizarre punishment when they were caught stealing the birds from a village pond. Locals forced the two teenage boys to kneel by the side of the road holding two of the dead ducks in their mouths. The 14-year-old crooks then had dead birds slung round their necks by their legs as they walked through a... weiter




Ten Year Old Telly Fan At End Of His Rope

Ten-year-old telly fan Tang Chu was at the end of his rope when a worker outside his family's eighth floor apartment made too much noise - so he cut their safety harness. Horrified worker Liu Mai saw the youngster run to the window and begin to slice through the rope above him and begged him to stop... weiter





Thief Crashes Luxury Mercedes Just Seconds After Stealing It

A bungling car thief died when he crashed a high powered classic sports car he had nicked just 30 metres from the garage he had broken into. The crook and an accomplice had sneaked into the property and were attempting a getaway when he piled the pristine 1964 black Mercedes 230 SL - worth 70,000 GBP - into a tree just seconds after fleeing the... weiter