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But Vladimir Yegorov, head of
They can’t see into the future then!
Whoops! Ananova Ashley Parsons bought a medieval style water tower for £33,000 intending to covert it into a house, just one snag, it can only be reached by air because it is land-locked and the owners of the surrounding property won’t give him access once the house is finished.
Ashley bought the 60-year-old tower, which is on a former RAF base near
Landowner Annington Properties said it was made abundantly clear before auction that the property was landlocked.
A spokeswoman said: "Mr Parsons did not contact Annington at any time. The company made it clear they did not want the tower redeveloped."
Should’ve gone to solicitor.
But, on the other hand-Ananova - Luxury yacht goes for £20 after auction gaffe A yachtsman has been forced to hand over his luxury boat - after selling it on an internet auction website for less than £20.
The all-at-sea sailor hoped to get up to £10,000 for the 20ft yacht but forgot to set a minimum price.
But after trying to cancel the sale on the AllesAuktion.de website Jakob Kauder was taken to court by the winning bidder in
Judges ruled that the auction was legal and Kauder had to complete the sale.
Court spokesman Hubertus Nolte said: "The standard laws of business transactions also apply to internet auctions."
Should’ve put a reserve on it.
Aint education wonderful!
Ananova - Students' exam blunders University students have been shamed with a list of exam blunders including references to "escape goats" and claims that railways were invented to relieve pressure on motorways.
An economics student at
An English literature student from
And a fellow undergraduate concerned by the threat of diseases, wrote: "Control of infectious diseases is very important in case an academic breaks out."
Students at St Helens College of Art and Design were asked to outline the importance of the railway in 19th-century
One wrote: "The railways were invented to bring the Irish from
No wonder we are in such a mess.
Ananova - Builders bungle train tunnel Bungling engineers have been left red-faced after building a railway tunnel that's too small for trains to actually fit through.
The costly mistake was only discovered when inspectors measured the finished tunnel in the Polish capital,
Rail bosses claim the mix-up happened because workers who were laying new tracks didn't talk to the team that was building the tunnel.
The cock-up is the latest in a series of public transport construction fiascoes in
A tunnel built recently to divert lorry traffic in
Last year, the Polish road authority produced plans for two sections of major motorway that would have missed each other by five miles - each coming to a dead end in the middle of the countryside.
Now: they should have gone to specsavers!
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