Police launch Harlem Shake video in a bid to recruit cadets
Staffordshire Police has teamed up with Stafford Sports College to produce a video of popular internet dance craze, the Harlem Shake, in a bid to recruit new cadets.
The recruitment drive is a cadet scheme where young people help police tackle anti-social behaviour in the local community.
The dance sequence, which began in Australia, has been performed by other police forces, fire services and universities in the Midlands, helping the craze top one billion views on YouTube.
Noel's Shake party - Deal or No Deal does Harlem dance
Noel Edmonds became the latest celebrity to star in a Harlem Shake video as his TV gameshow Deal or No Deal staged its own version of the YouTube dance craze.
The bearded presenter can be seen girating across screen against a backdrop of colourful characters, although there is no sign of Edmonds' 1990s showbiz pal Mr Blobby.
US watchdog investigates shakes on a plane
The US flight watchdog is investigating whether a group of Colorado College students violated air safety rules when they did the Harlem Shake on a plane.
The students, members of the college's Ultimate Frisbee team, have insisted they asked staff on the Frontier Airlines flight from Colorado Springs to San Diego for permission before filming the stunt.
Video courtesy of Matthew Zelin.
A spokesman the Federal Aviation Administration told college newspaper The Catalyst, "They are still looking into it, it’s still open. I don’t know where the [investigators] were told about it, but when they saw the video they just decided to look into it because it is better to be safe than sorry”.
Frontier Airlines told the newspaper that all safety measures were followed and the seat belt sign was off.
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Fulham becomes latest team to do the Harlem Shake
Fulham have become the latest team to join the YouTube craze the Harlem Shake.
The video features striker Dimitar Berbatov wearing a T-shirt emblazoned with "Keep calm and do the Harlem".
It starts with Fulham mascot Billy the Badger dancing alone before the rest of the room kicks off in true Harlem Shake style:
Man City players and staff do the Harlem Shake
Manchester City has uploaded a video of its players and staff doing their version of the Harlem Shake.
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Watch: Staffordshire firefighters do the Harlem Shake
Staffordshire firefighters do the 'Harlem Shake'
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service are the latest to make and star in their own Harlem Shake video.
The Harlem Shake is the latest viral trend to captivate people across the world, with thousands of people recording their own dance and posting it on YouTube over the last two weeks.
To learn how to do the Harlem Shake and see some of the best videos from across the Midlands, click here.