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It's the green-hued fuel that has fired flights of poetic fancy since the 1800s, but now the European Union is examining whether to change how absinthe is defined.

The intensely alcoholic spirit, dubbed "la fee verte" (the green fairy) by Parisian writers in reference to its reputed psychoactive properties, has been a fixture amongst artists and Europe's bohemians since the 1850s, with Oscar Wilde and Charles Baudelaire among the famous devotees.

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If Bane or the Joker were planning on moving their criminal empires from Gotham City to Bradford, they might just think again after seeing these CCTV images from West Yorkshire police.

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Police are appealing for information from the public after a Jaguar S-Type was set on fire in a pub car park in Wolverhampton and subsequently exploded.A Jaguar car was set on fire by arsonists in the car park of the Woodbine pub in Bushbury, Wolverhampton today.

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