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15 days ago
‘CU in the NT’ slogan hits a sour note
‘CU in the NT’ slogan hits a sour note

An Aussie tourism campaign for its Northern Territory took SMS-speak a little too far, albeit unintentionally.

20 days ago
Homeowner hits brick wall at front door
Homeowner hits brick wall at front door

A homeowner in the German state of Hesse woke up to find his front entrance bricked up, and had to tear down the wall in order to leave the house.

20 days ago
Authorities fuming after 'HOLLYWeeD' prank
Authorities fuming after 'HOLLYWeeD' prank

Los Angeles residents awoke on New Year's Day to find a prankster had altered the famed Hollywood sign to read "HOLLYWeeD."

21 days ago
Vandalised Hollywood sign reads 'HOLLYWeeD'
Vandalised Hollywood sign reads 'HOLLYWeeD'

Police are investigating after a prankster made the Hollywood sign read "HOLLYWeeD" for a few hours on New Year's Day.

24 days ago
Family coughs up R220 000 for late library books
Family coughs up R220 000 for late library books
News

A US family has paid the equivalent of R220 000 in late fees for two library books which were supposed to be returned more than 40 years ago.

28 days ago
Thousands attend girl's party after invite goes viral
Thousands attend girl's party after invite goes viral
News

People from across Mexico poured into La Joya for the "quinceanera" celebration, a traditional coming-of-age party similar to "sweet sixteen" parties.

32 days ago
German driver makes 'wrong turn' onto railway
German driver makes 'wrong turn' onto railway
Industry news

Drunk driver found stranded early on Friday morning after making a 'wrong turn' down a railway line.

34 days ago
Celebs reveal the childhood gifts that got away
Celebs reveal the childhood gifts that got away

For Jennifer Aniston, the elusive holiday gift of Christmas Past amounts to Barbie denied. Or at least part of Barbie.

35 days ago
BBC says no thanks to girl's offer to stand in for Big Ben
BBC says no thanks to girl's offer to stand in for Big Ben

The BBC has gently turned down a schoolgirl's offer to replace Big Ben's familiar chimes when the London landmark is silenced for repairs.