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14 April 2016, 08:42am
Octopus in great escape from aquarium
Octopus in great escape from aquarium

Inky the octopus said see ya to his tank-mate, slipped through a gap at the top of his enclosure and made his way to the ocean.

13 April 2016, 1:45pm
Siberian eatery is ideal spot for a Putin fan
Siberian eatery is ideal spot for a Putin fan

Want to pose with Russia's most popular man? No problem - his lifesize standup picture is waiting for your hug or handshake by the bar stand.

8 April 2016, 06:43am
Marriage proposal ends in mountain rescue
Marriage proposal ends in mountain rescue

The good news: Michael Banks' girlfriend said yes. The bad news: He got stuck, and had to be rescued by helicopter. [VIDEO]

7 April 2016, 7:55pm
Fake cops ‘c’ why spelling is important
Fake cops ‘c’ why spelling is important

Four gunmen riding in a fake police car have been arrested after Mexican authorities noticed a spelling mistake on their vehicle.

7 April 2016, 08:42am
Pics: Japanese line up to cuddle hedgehogs
Pics: Japanese line up to cuddle hedgehogs

Tokyo residents wanting to spend time with animals have a new choice - a hedgehog-themed cafe.

5 April 2016, 2:07pm
Firm sorry for 9-cent ice lolly price hike
Firm sorry for 9-cent ice lolly price hike

Sombre-looking execs at a Japanese frozen dessert maker have apologised for raising the cost of a popular ice cream.

4 April 2016, 12:15pm
Chihuahua apprehended after police chase
Chihuahua apprehended after police chase

A Chihuahua is in animal custody after leading police on a chase across the Oakland-San Francisco Bay Bridge. [VIDEO]

1 April 2016, 1:29pm
Don't believe it: April 1 is day for dog bras
Don't believe it: April 1 is day for dog bras

In a political year when reality has often seemed stranger than fiction, pranksters had to work particularly hard in coming ...

1 April 2016, 10:44am
Man doing yoga forces plane to turn back
Man doing yoga forces plane to turn back

An airliner flying from Hawaii to Japan was forced to turn back after a passenger insisted on doing yoga in the galley.

30 March 2016, 1:25pm
Patient crashes stolen ambulance
Patient crashes stolen ambulance

A patient stole an ambulance while being transported to the hospital for psychiatric care and crashed into 15 cars, authorities in Puerto Rico said.

29 March 2016, 1:58pm
Record for dog with paw-fect yoga skills
Record for dog with paw-fect yoga skills

Ten-year-old female Purin - the Japanese for “pudding” - set the world mark for the “fastest 10 metres travelled on a ball by a dog.”

28 March 2016, 07:45am
Rat delays flight for 16 hours
Rat delays flight for 16 hours

A female passenger said that at first nobody offered any explanation of why they all had to disembark, but later they were told about the rodent.

24 March 2016, 12:58pm
Snakes + sushi = felony for LA man
Snakes + sushi = felony for LA man

A US man who was dining with a very small snake was accused of setting a giant snake loose after an argument with the staff.

24 March 2016, 12:56pm
Woman tried to smuggle lemons in trousers
Woman tried to smuggle lemons in trousers

A woman who hid six lemons in her trousers in an effort to smuggle them into New Zealand was sent packing back to Hong Kong.

22 March 2016, 1:58pm
#A4Waist ‘fitness challenge’ hits China
#A4Waist ‘fitness challenge’ hits China

Chinese women are competing online to see who can be most paper-thin. Literally.