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20 May 2016, 1:55pm
Naked man rescued from chimney
Naked man rescued from chimney

A 29-year-old man was charged with trespassing after being rescued from a chimney in Iowa.

20 May 2016, 10:30am
Anyone for hangover-curing ice-cream?
Anyone for hangover-curing ice-cream?

The first ice cream bar marketed specifically to combat the after-effects of alcohol consumption has hit the shelves in South Korea.

20 May 2016, 08:49am
Pets get send-off with a human touch
Pets get send-off with a human touch

Pets are getting a high-class send-off at Animatrans, a funeral home that claims to be the first in Belgium to cater exclusively for pets.

20 May 2016, 06:39am
Watch: Chefs make longest pizza ever
Watch: Chefs make longest pizza ever

Naples has reclaimed the world record for the longest pizza after more than 200 chefs rolled out and cooked a mile-long margherita.

18 May 2016, 8:02pm
#ihatethewait puts TSA in spotlight
#ihatethewait puts TSA in spotlight

Facing mounting anger on social media about lengthy queues, some American airports have taken upon themselves to distract ...

17 May 2016, 5:58pm
Sunshine to blame for Tube problems
Sunshine to blame for Tube problems

London Underground has said “excess sunlight” was to blame for “blinding” CCTV cameras and causing delays on the Tube network.

17 May 2016, 5:56pm
Body cam-wearing cops risk assault
Body cam-wearing cops risk assault

The risk of assault were 15 percent higher when police officers in the US and UK wore body cameras, according to a study.

17 May 2016, 5:56pm
T(amp)ax savings for UK women
T(amp)ax savings for UK women

Several retailing outlets have agreed to a 5 percent savings on sanitary products until the tampon tax is scrapped.

17 May 2016, 09:28am
Video: Chinese cop sets planking record
Video: Chinese cop sets planking record

Mao Weidong celebrated with push-ups after setting a new Guinness World Record for planking for eight hours, one minute and one second.

16 May 2016, 3:02pm
Brother loses R66m Holocaust trust fund fight
Brother loses R66m Holocaust trust fund fight

A “jealous” accountant has lost a bitter court battle with his sister over a secret fund set up by their Jewish father in ...

13 May 2016, 11:56am
Video: Top 10 Friday the 13th pranks
Video: Top 10 Friday the 13th pranks

Are you the superstitious type? If so, watch at your own risk...

13 May 2016, 10:06am
Hulk smash! How teen fought off intruder with umbrella
Hulk smash! How teen fought off intruder with umbrella

Deemed worthy of a blockbuster action film, a British teenager got the upper hand when an intruder broke into his home.

13 May 2016, 09:39am
Domino's goes beyond the call of duty
Domino's goes beyond the call of duty

A regular Domino's Pizza customer's life was saved after staff noticed that he hadn't ordered from the branch in days.

12 May 2016, 10:27am
Budweiser renaming itself ‘America’
Budweiser renaming itself ‘America’

In an unabashed paean to patriotism during the election year, Budweiser is renaming itself “America”.

11 May 2016, 5:54pm
Refusing moms-to-be alcohol a rights violation: mayor
Refusing moms-to-be alcohol a rights violation: mayor

New York mayor Bill de Blasio stated that bars and restaurants are not allowed to refuse alcohol to pregnant women since ...