13/04/2012 12:45 BST | Updated 22/05/2015 10:12 BST

Health And Safety Gone Mad

When five-year-old Alfie was threatened with a noise pollution fine for playing too loudly in his garden, we thought we'd heard everything. But story after story has well and truly trumped it lately. From extreme health and safety rules to political correctness officially gone mad, here are the silly stories that really left us scratching our heads...

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