If being described as a 'panda' wasn't enough to instil fear in the hard-bitten criminals on the streets, some policemen were lumbered with riding in a sandwich. The 'jam sandwich' was a term that came into common use during the 1970s to describe a white car with a red horizontal stripe across the side.
Greater Manchester police were particularly fond of the iconic Ford Capri, such as the beefy 2.8i or the 3litre great for pursuits and urban prowling alike. Meanwhile Yorkshire cops had their meal ticket in a 'lime sandwich' due to their green stripes.
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Lunar mission scheduled at the end of 2017 could find out if beer can be brewed on the moon.
A bottle used to teach children how far litter can travel ended up on Scottish beach after 8,700-mile journey.
Confused Apple customers are finding coins in their MacBooks.
High levels of iron help prevent hearing loss, a study has claimed.
A software engineer has constructed a fingernail-sized engine made of paper and it totally works!
Conspiracy theorists claim that there is a mysterious alien based pyramid in the Antarctic.
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