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Briton wins damages for hotel with too many Germans

A British holidaymaker was awarded compensation by a court because there were too many German tourists at the hotel he booked into in Greece, newspapers reported on Saturday. David Barnish (47) took his family to a resort in Kos, but the family were unable to take part in entertainment activities because they were only organised in German.

Australia’s postal service makes weighty decision

Australia's postal service has increased the maximum weight for its delivery staff after struggling to attract applicants weighing less than 90kg, local media reported on Tuesday. The old limit was designed to allow "posties", as they are known here, to carry 40kg of mail on their small motorcycles for a total load of 130kg.

British bank rocked by customer panic

Worried customers were expected to keep withdrawing savings en masse on Saturday from embattled British bank Northern Rock after the Bank of England bailed out the lender. Customers formed lengthy queues outside branches on Friday after Britain's fifth-biggest home-loan provider said it was facing severe difficulties raising cash to cover its liabilities.

UK remembers Princess Diana

Princes William and Harry were to lead tributes on Friday to their late mother, Princess Diana, on the 10th anniversary of her death at a service attended by senior royals and Diana's friends and family. William and Harry, who were just 15 and 12 when their mother died following a high-speed car crash in Paris, have spent months arranging the service.

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