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Phone-flingers flock to Finland for World Championships

No, they weren't Nokia employees – we think – but on Saturday Finns gathered to hurl mobile phones into some concrete. It was for fun: "Mobile Phone Throwing is light and modern Finnish sport," say the organisers of the World Phone Throwing championships in the Finnish town of Savonlinna. It is the twelfth year of the global …
Anna Leach, 20 Aug 2012
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Naomi Campbell admits handling 'blood diamonds'

Naomi Campbell has admitted that she was given diamonds in the form of "dirty stones" by henchmen of former Liberian president Charles Taylor. Campbell was subpoenaed to appear before the UN war crimes tribunal in the Hague, where Taylor stands accused of 11 counts of war crimes in Sierra Leone, "including charges of murder, …
Lester Haines, 5 Aug 2010
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Naomi Campbell to appear in war crimes trial

Supermodel Naomi Campbell will be summonsed to a war crimes trial in The Hague, the Telegraph reports. Mercifully for fans of the battling Streatham clotheshorse, she is not accused of committing terrible atrocities on unarmed civilians with a PDA, but rather will appear as a witness in the trial of former Liberian president …
Lester Haines, 1 Jul 2010
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Naomi Campbell bitchslaps NY limo driver

WSA Battling Streatham clotheshorse Naomi Campbell came out of pugilistic retirement yesterday to allegedly punch a New York limo driver, AP reports. The unnamed 27-year-old victim was booked to whisk Ms Campbell from a Manhattan hotel to Astoria Studios in Queens. However, he later told police the supermodel launched an assault …
Lester Haines, 3 Mar 2010
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Will your mobile squeal to the police?

Analysis It's been 20 years since a UK drug dealer discovered too late the folly of keeping all his records on a Psion Organiser, helpfully providing police with names and addresses of customers and suppliers, as well as sales records*. Today's criminals aren't generally that stupid, but regardless, today's phones are perfectly capable …
Bill Ray, 30 May 2008
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Naomi Campbell charged with assault

WSA Battling Streatham clotheshorse Naomi Campbell has been charged with assaulting two police officers during an incident aboard an LA-bound British Airways flight at Heathrow's T5 last month which saw the supermodel escorted from the aircraft by armed police. She will appear at Uxbridge Magistrates' Court on 20 June on a total …
Lester Haines, 29 May 2008
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Naomi Campbell could face Heathrow charges

WSA Battling Streatham clotheshorse Naomi Campbell could face charges over the incident at Heathrow early last month which saw her forcibly removed from an LA-bound British Airways flight and subsequently held "on suspicion of assaulting a police officer". That's according to the Evening Standard, which says that "details of the …
Lester Haines, 23 May 2008
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Naomi Campbell MTV 'Minion' show canned

There is growing confusion surrounding a planned Naomi Campbell MTV show called The Minion in which the battling Streatham clotheshorse was to have sought out a new personal assistant. According to some news reports, it was MTV which bitchslapped the project because Ms Campbell wouldn't return its calls. A source said: " …
Lester Haines, 12 Apr 2007
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Naomi Campbell hits the mop and bucket

Naomi Campbell this morning began her five-day stint mopping New York floors as punishment for chucking a mobile phone at housekeeper Ana Scolavino, AFP reports. The battling Streatham clotheshorse ignored the gloating press-pack who'd gathered outside the "run-down" Lower East Side Sanitation Department warehouse to welcome …
Lester Haines, 19 Mar 2007
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'I was angry', Naomi Campbell tells anger management class

Battling supermodel Naomi Campbell last Saturday did the first of two anger management classes she was ordered to attend as part of the punishment for chucking a mobile phone at housekeeper Ana Scolavino, the New York Post reports. In January, 36-year-old Campbell pleaded guilty in a New York Court to a reckless assault rap and …
Lester Haines, 12 Mar 2007
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Naomi Campbell to mop NY floors

Naomi Campbell will "mop floors and sweep corridors" for five days as punishment for chucking a mobile phone at her maid, the Evening Standard reports. In January, Campbell pleaded guilty in a New York court to a charge of reckless assault on Ana Scolavino, and was ordered to pay Scolavino's medical expenses of $363 and to do …
Lester Haines, 6 Mar 2007
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Naomi Campbell says sorry for mobile assault

WSA Battling supermodel Naomi Campbell has expressed her remorse for the phone-throwing incident which cost her maid Ana Scolavino four stiches in the head and the Streatham clotheshorse five days' community service. Opening her heart to US TV show Extra, Campbell told Terri Seymour about "her violent temper and the personal demons …
Lester Haines, 28 Feb 2007

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