A council has lost a nine-month long legal battle against a man who accidentally dropped orange peel on the floor.
Luke Gutteridge won the case against Broxbourne Borough Council, who accused him of littering when he dropped a piece of the fruit on the floor after missing the bin, The Telegraph newspaper reports.
Luke said: "I couldn't believe it. It was a waste of taxpayers' money from the start.
"I hate littering and was prepared to clear my good name at any cost. I feel justice has now been done."