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Drunk Man United Fan Dials 999 Asking for Fergie

Greater Manchester Police had to issue a statement via their Facebook page last night advising on the proper time to call 999 after a drunken man phoned the emergency number demanding to speak to Sir Alex Ferguson after Manchester United's defeat to Sunderland. Read More >>

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Camden Cat Prank-Calls 999, Is Terrified When Police Break the Door Down

Camden police rushed to a flat in Kilburn last week after a 999 call was logged from the address. Unable to get a response, naturally they broke the door down. What they found was a cat hiding in the wardrobe, presumably very pleased with itself for trolling the plods. Read More >>

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999 Emergency Response Driver Sacked for Getting There Too Quickly

Godfrey Smith's job used to be that of a "first responder" emergency services driver, tasked with attending call-outs when people dial 999 in need of help. But he's not any more, after being sacked for doing 33mph in a 20mph zone while on his way to help a man who'd collapsed. Read More >>

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@999 Please Help My Router is Melting

The London Fire Brigade is considering letting us use Twitter to make 999 emergency requests, seeing as we're all too engrossed in staring at our phones to bother actually making a proper phone call. Read More >>

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Rozzers Race to Save a Choking Dog After It Amazingly Calls 999 On Its Own

Who said dogs aren’t as intelligent as cats? Can a cat call 999 when it’s choking to death? I didn’t think so. But then again a cat probably wouldn’t have wound up strangling itself half to death with a telephone cord in the first place. Read More >>

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