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Man breaks into Johnny Depp’s home and takes a shower

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A man has been arrested after he broke into Johnny Depp’s home and took a shower. Police were called to the actor’s house in the Hollywood Hills to arrest the man who had been spotted nearby in other people's gardens. They found he had also made himself a drink from Depp’s in-house bar and damaged a door in the house.

Boy sleeps in tent throughout lockdown

A 10-year-old boy from Surrey has slept in a tent every night since lockdown started last year. Freddie Owen has endured freezing temperatures, sleet and snow. His tent even blew down on top of him during Storm Aiden. Freddie is sleeping out to raise funds for charity and has so far accumulated more than £15,000 for the food poverty group Trussell Trust.

Court orders infidelity compensation 

A woman in Japan has been ordered to pay a man more than £700 in compensation after having sex with his wife. According to local media, a 39-year-old husband had filed a lawsuit against his 35-year-old wife’s lover, accusing her of engaging in sexual conduct after meeting online. A court ordered the woman to pay compensation to the husband, ruling that the infidelity had undermined peace in the marriage.

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