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09:40 UK time, Friday, 2 May 2008

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"I asked her whether she didn't like Riverdance, and the reaction I got made me think not" - Man fined by policewoman for playing loud music in car.


Markus Aitken of Rochdale has finally succeeded in a four-year battle to clear his name of a most heinous crime of playing Riverdance excessively loudly from his car stereo. He had stopped to ask a policewoman for directions only to be handed a £30 fine. A litany of legal action followed.

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