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2009-02-09 16:53:00

A British court has overturned an earlier decision that awarded a man $30,000 for emotional distress caused by parking tickets. Zun Noon sued London's Newham Council after bailiffs were sent to his home to collect money from four parking tickets issued in October 2007, The Daily Mail reported Monday. Noon, whose suit claimed emotional distress, was awarded about $30,000 after Newham Council representatives failed to appear in Bow County court. A council spokeswoman said officials were forced...


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.