BRIEFS

Hosteges held
Nanjing Night Net

in bank heist

MELBOURNE – Armed bandits took the families of two bank managers hostage before spending two hours emptying at least $50. 5 million from underground vaults in a brazen raid on an Australian-owned bank in Northern Ireland.

Police believe the gang may have had inside information and paramilitary help in pulling off one of the UK’s biggest hold-ups.

Australia’s largest bank, National Australia Bank, is in the process of selling the Northern Bank but will still bear any losses from the robbery.

Divorce over

cash hand-in

HONG KONG – A Chinese man who handed back $4750 he found in the street has been divorced by his wife who told him he was an idiot.

A report said that the truck driver returned a bag he found that had contained the cash.

His wife and family in Nanjing, reportedly considered him a fool for not keeping the booty to pay off his debts.

Drowned Santa was a dummy

HONG KONG – A Santa Claus dummy sparked a full-scale emergency rescue in northern China after it was spotted bobbing in the water beneath a frozen lake.

Passers-by called emergency services to report seeing a man in red floating in a lake in Shenyang, Liaoning province.

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