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UK police called over ghost sightings

Peterborough police have been alerted numerous times over the years following sightings of ghosts. A newspaper Freedom of Information request has reve…

Council quizzed over Santa crash plans

Some of the most unusual Freedom of Information Act requests posed to local authorities have been listed. Cheltenham Borough Council was at the receiv…

Scottish police investigate ghosts and UFOs

Information released through the Freedom of Information Act has revealed some unusual police cases. Officers from Tayside Police in Scotland have been…

Glenn Beck vs. Jon Stewart: The FCC Complaint Quiz

Every year, the Federal Communications Commission receives hundreds of thousands of complaints about alleged violations of their rules against “obscene, indecent, or profane programming.” Through the Freedom of Information Act, it’s possible to get copies of these complaints, with the names and address of the complainants redacted. We’ve put together a few complaints the FCC has [...]