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Latest update : 2013-12-17

Kisses and roses for riot police

Recent incidents of bonhomie between protesters and riot police are likely to displease law enforcement chiefs everywhere, nowhere more so than in Turin, northern Italy. A case has been brought against a 20-year-old student for "sexual harassment", this after she kissed a riot police officer on his helmet. First though, a look at some unfortunate use of file footage to illustrate political posters. We finish with a lonely pensioner who took out an ad looking for company during Christmas.

By James CREEDON

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