Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

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Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

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WHEN is a crossroads not a crossroads? When it is a "pedestrian decision point", according to one council. Planners in Leicester have used the phrase to describe crossroads in pedestrian areas on a map that is being displayed across the city to highlight plans to transform the waterfront area. The Plain English Campaign said the term was typical of a local authority.


A POSTMAN in New Orleans had to be treated for minor injuries when he was bitten by a barking man.

He heard barks as he walked up to a house and saw a dog in the garden, but it was chained up so he thought the coast was clear.

Suddenly, the barking man ran up to him, nipping him on the shoulder before running inside.

Police have arrested a 20-year-old man who said he did it as a joke.


POLICE are hunting a man who dresses in a nappy and pesters women. The man hides in bushes late at night and jumps out to ask his victims: "Are there any baby changing facilities in the area? …

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