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Judges have thrown out a 40,000 GBP compensation claim from a sauna user who said his life had been "drastically" affected when he stubbed his toe during a row with another punter.

Boris Hasslinger, from Augsburg, Germany, claimed he'd been injured when a scuffle broke out over whether he'd had a shower before getting into the spa.

But the court rejected the claim - and awarded Hasslinger just 100 GBP for his injured pride.

German Herald





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