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13 Jan '16, 08:49am
Thief force-fed bananas as laxative
Thief force-fed bananas as laxative

Police in Mumbai force-fed a thief 40 bananas to retrieve a golden chain he had swallowed while being pursued by officers.

12 Jan '16, 11:26am
US Powerball fever grips ticket buyers
US Powerball fever grips ticket buyers

“People overestimate their chances of winning, and are driven by emotion instead of logic, which helps explain the frenzy.”.

12 Jan '16, 04:53am
Playboy Mansion up for sale
Playboy Mansion up for sale

The iconic LA mansion of Hugh Hefner, the founder of the Playboy empire, is being put up for sale for $200 million.

11 Jan '16, 5:42pm
Airport sorry for slithery sssurprise
Airport sorry for slithery sssurprise

Bangkok’s main airport has apologised after a snake slithered into the arrival hall and wrapped itself around a luggage cart.

11 Jan '16, 09:20am
Woman bitten by snake she tried to kiss
Woman bitten by snake she tried to kiss

A tourist who was bitten during a snake show in southern Thailand will receive compensation, organizers said. [VIDEO].

07 Jan '16, 1:40pm
Trump advert lambasted on social media
Trump advert lambasted on social media

The first TV campaign advert for Donald Trump was found to contain misleading footage.

07 Jan '16, 08:14am
Man 'posed as cop' to deter prostitutes
Man 'posed as cop' to deter prostitutes

A man has been arrested for passing himself off as a policeman to stop his father from hiring prostitutes.

06 Jan '16, 5:52pm
German cow murder trial on hold
German cow murder trial on hold

For the last five years a cow has been suspected of killing a woman, but further evidence is needed for the case to continue.

06 Jan '16, 12:29am
Bee on plane - passengers stung by delay
Bee on plane - passengers stung by delay

A bee delayed an Indonesian passenger plane for four hours after getting stuck in vital equipment, the airline said.

06 Jan '16, 12:21am
After New Year, Times Square goes to dogs
After New Year, Times Square goes to dogs

Days after scores rang in 2016 at Times Square, a more local audience had its chance for some midnight entertainment - dogs.

06 Jan '16, 06:45am
Sushi boss pays $117 000 for 200kg fish
Sushi boss pays $117 000 for 200kg fish

A Japanese sushi boss paid more than $117 000 for a giant bluefin tuna.

05 Jan '16, 11:03am
Dog missing for 12 months found
Dog missing for 12 months found

A family who spent 12 months searching for their dog were overjoyed when she was found on New Year’s Day.

04 Jan '16, 10:58am
41 ‘overused’ words face ban
41 ‘overused’ words face ban

A US university decided that about a dozen words and phrases are problematic and should be banned from everyday use.

31 Dec '15, 2:13pm
Rat forces Air India plane to turn back
Rat forces Air India plane to turn back

An Air India plane flying to London was forced to return to Mumbai after passengers spotted a rat, the airline said.

31 Dec '15, 07:58am
Priest’s holy-rolling stunt backfires
Priest’s holy-rolling stunt backfires

A hoverboarding priest was punished for his new approach to Christmas Eve Mass. [VIDEO].