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PUBLISHED October 23, 2013

A man has been jailed for 12 months for making a hoax bomb call in an attempt to avoid revealing to his fiancee he'd forgotten to finalise his wedding paperwork. Rather than tell his partner he hadn't filled out the forms required to make their marriage legal, Neil McArdle snuck off to a phone box on his wedding day and called Liverpool register office to tell them there was a bomb due to detonate inside. By the time his wedding party arrived at the venue, it had been evacuated.

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