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Anti-protest: Bahrain bans import of plastic Guy Fawkes masks

The Kingdom of Bahrain’s Industry and Commerce Minister, Hassan Fakhro, issued an unusual decree this week: he banned the importation of a plastic face mask. Anyone caught importing the V for Vendetta Guy Fawkes mask now faces arrest, as anti-government protesters in the country have been using them to stay anonymous.

Beatles memorabilia goes on sale

A collection of Beatles memorabilia owned by George Harrison's family is expected to sell for six figures at auction next month.

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Hurricane Sandy: Atlantic City takes stock of damage

Those who stayed behind in Atlantic City to ride out Hurricane Sandy emerged from waterlogged homes and hiding places a little after 10 a.m. Tuesday to find the largest crowds jostling for position in front of the 24/7 Food Market.

Tony Scott autopsy reveals antidepressants

The film-maker Tony Scott had anti-depressant and sleeping medication in his bloodstream when he leapt to his death from a suspension bridge in August, preliminary autopsy results show.