The Norwegian government has resisted public pressure to offer part of a mountain to neighbouring Finland as a birthday gift.
Australians have dipped into Britain's woes about its famous Marmite spread, reigniting the rivalry with Down Under's Vegemite.
"We are gonna make America SEXY again!" booms an animatronic mannequin which mocks Donald Trump.
Thanks, but no thanks, said Indian Olympic gymnast Dipa Karmakar as she returned a car she'd received as a gift.
Mock primary school exams in western Kenya were cancelled after a local politician had his face printed on examination papers.
Heavily indebted Portuguese football club Benfica has unveiled a collection of wedding dresses.
Australian researchers have found that plants get stressed and send out defensive signals in the same way that humans do.
British police have issued warnings after a spate of creepy clown sightings across the country, mimicking a prank that began in the US.
2 000 items that are lost each year end up in a badly-lit room at the end of a subway in Mexico.
A Ugandan policeman has turned to music and breakdancing in a music video extolling the virtues of the police service.
A Spanish boy, 12, just wanted to make his brass band famous online...
An Australian couple got a fright when they were swallowed by a three-metre sinkhole as they sat in their car.
Randy Kaplan has spent the past two decades tracking down world leaders for their signatures on baseballs.
A Japanese sushi chain is being accused of 'wasabi terrorism' after it heaped too much of the pungent root into foreign customers' food.
A woman in Australia forced a crocodile to turn and run after slapping her flip flop against her hand and shouting at the reptile.