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Albany, USA: Perverted plumber Gavin Moody, 45, was arrested after being pulled by police from a tank underneath a women's toilet block in a trailer park near New Hampshire. A teenage girl had reported that while using the loo she saw Moody, standing in the muck below the hole, staring up at her. According to Moody's arrest report, he claimed he accidentally 'dropped a ring' into the toilet and had to go looking for it.

Sacramento, USA: Local housing authority officials have ordered the D'Souza family on Timberwood Court to take down sheets of aluminium they had placed around their home to stop neighbours from 'bombarding them with radio waves', which they claim had given them headaches, upus and other illnesses. A Code Enforcement spokesman said there was also tin foil covering every wall inside the house.

West Virginia, USA: Labourer John Jenkins, 53, has filed a lawsuit in Morgantown against general contractor Chisler claiming that a portable toilet at a construction site exploded while he was using it (due to leaking methane gas underneath, which his cigarette ignited). Jenkins said he suffered severe burns to his face, neck, arms, torso and legs.

Santiago, Chile: A new restaurant, called Car Crash, has had to close down for rebuilding work ? after a car crashed into it. Owner Nancy Araya said the restaurant was named Car Crash because the area was an accident blackspot.