Hong Kong bookies had to return about R222m in bets when a garden rake jammed starting barriers at the Happy Valley racecourse.
Alex Younger, Chief of the Secret Intelligence Service, said James Bond wouldn't even pass the job interview.
A man who criticised women who wear yoga pants in public found that snug-fitting leggings were the least of his problems. [VIDEO]
A video has been making the rounds and scaring people on social media.
A Spanish video platform called Napflix, designed to put people to sleep with dull content, has launched. [BORING VIDEO]
A 58-storey building has gained notoriety as the "leaning tower of San Francisco." But it's not just leaning. It's sinking, too.
Tea is not a catwalk model – she's a five-year-old black Afghan hound whose silky coat has made her an internet sensation.
Nobody knows who taught her to smoke. But since Dallae the chimpanzee got the hang of it, she's become something of an expert.
Despite an allergy to cats, musician David Teie has created the world's first album entirely for felines.
To celebrate International Sloth Day we've found five adorable pictures of these slow-moving, tree-dwelling and leaf-eating mammals.
When Matt Walker's engraved wedding ring sank to the bottom of a murky lake he thought he had lost it forever.
Brazilians watching footage of the arrest of a once powerful lawmaker had a burning question: who was that plainclothes cop with the man bun?
A Portuguese rail operator wants its passengers to eat breakfast to try to cut train delays caused by passengers fainting in the morning rush hour.
The Indonesian capital Jakarta has launched a new bid to rid its streets of vermin - by offering residents money for every rat they catch.
A crocodile which broke into a Sri Lankan police station and stayed the night forced constables to abandon their posts.