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Mum collects drink-driving son from Canada police station – and is arrested for drink-driving

Canadian police were less than impressed with the pair (Picture: AP)
A worried mother went to collect her son from a Canadian police station after he was arrested for drink-driving – and was promptly charged with the same offence.
The dozy 53-year-old apparently stank of booze after she drove to the station, north of Toronto, in the early hours of the morning after having one too many of her favourite tipple.
Stunned police became suspicious and ordered her to take a breathalyzer test, which she failed.

Sochi organisers store snow, just in case

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Ukrainian capital grapples with snow, scandal

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