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2 February 2016, 1:55pm
Pics: Tokyo zoo stages ‘zebra escape’
Pics: Tokyo zoo stages ‘zebra escape’

A zebra escaped, giving one zookeeper a heart attack and injuring another - at least that was the scenario of a “zebra escape” drill.

2 February 2016, 10:28am
Artist faces fine for vagina-shaped kayak
Artist faces fine for vagina-shaped kayak

An artist charged with obscenity for distributing a design for a kayak shaped like her vagina scoffed at a demand to punish her.

2 February 2016, 10:25am
Pics: Glass shoe to honour women
Pics: Glass shoe to honour women

A Taiwanese county has built an enormous glass shoe as a tribute to local women who suffered from a debilitating foot disease.

1 February 2016, 12:07pm
Goat, tiger friendship comes to an end
Goat, tiger friendship comes to an end

Everyone loved this story about a Siberian tiger and goat being friends. Too bad it's over.

1 February 2016, 12:07pm
Messi seeks to meet young Afghan fan
Messi seeks to meet young Afghan fan

Barcelona star Lionel Messi is hoping to arrange a meeting with an Afghan boy who was pictured in a striped plastic bag jersey.

1 February 2016, 10:12am
Relief among Tweeps as Jan finally ends
Relief among Tweeps as Jan finally ends

Finally we bid farewell to what seems to be the longest month; January.

30 January 2016, 2:06pm
Boy in plastic ‘Messi shirt a star’
Boy in plastic ‘Messi shirt a star’

A boy has become an Internet star after pictures went viral of him wearing an Argentina football shirt made out of a plastic bag.

29 January 2016, 09:30am
Man caught with 38 phones in his pants
Man caught with 38 phones in his pants

British police have arrested a suspected thief with 38 mobile phones stuffed down his trousers.

28 January 2016, 2:19pm
‘Captain Calamities’ still trying to set sail
‘Captain Calamities’ still trying to set sail

Two amateur yachtsmen have become a laughing stock after having to be rescued nine times - once on dry land.

27 January 2016, 12:59pm
‘Masturbating’ driver ejected from car
‘Masturbating’ driver ejected from car

A Detroit man was killed when he was ejected through the sunroof of his car while driving with his pants down and allegedly masturbating to porn.

22 January 2016, 09:45am
Video: ‘Wedding haka’ moves millions
Video: ‘Wedding haka’ moves millions

An emotional video of a traditional Maori haka at a New Zealand wedding is being shared widely on social media.

22 January 2016, 09:17am
Sheep stop fugitives in police pursuit
Sheep stop fugitives in police pursuit

A flock of sheep managed to stop a car-load of fugitives who had led New Zealand police on a 90-minute chase.

21 January 2016, 11:02am
Convict taken to beer hall escapes
Convict taken to beer hall escapes

A convicted rapist is on the run in the western German city of Cologne after giving his guards the slip during a visit to a beer hall.

19 January 2016, 5:59pm
Nude artist makes an exhibition of herself
Nude artist makes an exhibition of herself

The Musée d'Orsay is suing a performance artist after she lay down naked in front of Edouard Manet’s reclining nude, Olympia.

19 January 2016, 2:44pm
World’s oldest man dies in Japan
World’s oldest man dies in Japan
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The world's oldest man, Yasutaro Koide, died at the age of 112 in central Japan, an official said.