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Prison break-in—yes, “in”

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A young Austrian convict missed prison so much after his release that he tried to break back in.

Detlef Federsohn, 23, was released from the Josefstadt prison in the Austrian capital Vienna after serving two years for theft. But he was arrested last week when police were called out to a suspected prison break after he was spotted on the roof of the jail.

Federsohn said: “Life is so much easier on the inside. They feed you, do your washing and let you watch TV, which I can tell you is a lot more than my mum does. So I thought if I could sneak back in I would blend in with the others and the screws wouldn’t notice.”

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The screws must have been more observant than he thought. 

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August 17, 2006 Posted by | Uncategorized | Comments Off on Prison break-in—yes, “in”

What the heck is this?

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Residents [of Turner, Maine,] are wondering if an animal found dead over the weekend may be the mysterious creature that has mauled dogs, frightened residents and been the subject of local legend for half a generation. The animal was found near power lines along Route 4 on Saturday, apparently struck by a car while chasing a cat. The carcass was photographed and inspected by several people who live in the area, but nobody is sure exactly what it is.

maine_mystery_beast3.jpgMichelle O’Donnell of Turner spotted the animal near her yard about a week before it was killed. She called it a “hybrid mutant of something.”

“It was evil, evil looking. And it had a horrible stench I will never forget,” she told the Sun Journal of Lewiston. “We locked eyes for a few seconds and then it took off. I’ve lived in Maine my whole life and I’ve never seen anything like it.”

For the past 15 years, residents across Androscoggin County have reported seeing and hearing a mysterious animal with chilling monstrous cries and eyes that glow in the night. The animal has been blamed for attacking and killing a Doberman pinscher and a Rottweiler the past couple of years.

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August 17, 2006 Posted by | Uncategorized | 36 Comments

Ghost riders in the sky

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Crew on the James Bond film Casino Royale have refused to get on a stunt jumbo jet – because its haunted. The workers fear the 747 is protected by the spirit of a passenger who died from a heart attack on board.

Crew say the lights and warning systems have come on during filming – even though the jet has no power and also claim to have seen the womans ghost gliding up and down the aisles of the 30-year-old plane.

According to The Sun one worker said: “We were asked to stay on it overnight for one scene, but several of the crew refused. Some wont get on board at all because of the ghost. Its been a real problem.”

The de-commissioned £2million former South African Airways jumbo is due to appear in several scenes…

Spokesman David McAllister said: “I cannot discuss the film but I am aware of the plane being haunted. Everyone knows the story.”

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