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24 Jul '15, 11:19am
Art keeps dope-smoking teen out of jail
Art keeps dope-smoking teen out of jail

A boy, 16, was told to serve as an unofficial court sketch artist after failing a drug test but finding sympathy from the judge.

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23 Jul '15, 7:41pm
An expensive slice of cake
An expensive slice of cake

A Harrods worker is claiming £1million compensation after he was sacked for eating a £7.50 slice of chocolate cake.

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23 Jul '15, 6:01pm
Town creates ‘human rights’ for pets
Town creates ‘human rights’ for pets

A Spanish town voted unanimously to define dogs and cats as “non-human residents”, giving them human rights.

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23 Jul '15, 09:33am
R20m Irma Stern painting a pinboard
R20m Irma Stern painting a pinboard

A painting by SA artist Irma Stern, valued at R20m, was found in a London flat covered in letters, postcards and bills.

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22 Jul '15, 11:15am
French Scrabble champ speaks no French
French Scrabble champ speaks no French

Nigel Richards can barely speak a “mot” of French. Yet he has just won the world French language Scrabble championship.

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21 Jul '15, 10:07pm
Selfie enthusiast destroys Lenin statue
Selfie enthusiast destroys Lenin statue

A headless Lenin statue has lost its torso after a selfie-happy Siberian tried to pose alongside the image of the Soviet leader.

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21 Jul '15, 7:24pm
Truro council aims to foil its killer gulls
Truro council aims to foil its killer gulls

UK Prime Minister David Cameron says a “big conversation” is needed about the issue of marauding seagulls.

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21 Jul '15, 5:37pm
Home of deep-fried Mars bar battered
Home of deep-fried Mars bar battered

Aberdeenshire Council asks Carron Fish Bar to remove their Mars bar banner in order to help “improve the look” of the town.

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21 Jul '15, 3:43pm
Tweeters poke fun at surfer
Tweeters poke fun at surfer

Just a day after surfer Mick Fanning survived a shark attack on Jeffreys Bay, the Twittersphere erupted with memes.

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21 Jul '15, 08:59am
Cheese smuggler caught with bootful
Cheese smuggler caught with bootful

A Russian man was busted while trying to smuggle 460 kilograms of cheese stuffed in the trunk and backseat of his car.

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17 Jul '15, 10:14am
‘Tipsy’ squirrel ransacks club
‘Tipsy’ squirrel ransacks club

A tipsy squirrel caused £300 worth of damage at a London club after turning on one of the ale pumps.

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16 Jul '15, 4:21pm
Stressed cows get air-conditioned sheds
Stressed cows get air-conditioned sheds

Italian farmers are installing showers and air conditioning in cowsheds and pigsties to allow the animals to freshen up.

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15 Jul '15, 4:21pm
China victim ordered to pay mugger
China victim ordered to pay mugger

A Chinese court ordered a mugger's intended victim to pay his attacker after he fought off the attempted robbery and beat him up.

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14 Jul '15, 1:29pm
Dildos dangle from Oregon power lines
Dildos dangle from Oregon power lines

Hundreds of sex toys have been seen dangling from power lines across Portland provoking laughter, blushing and photos.

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14 Jul '15, 10:35am
Man's sex with horse plan exposed
Man's sex with horse plan exposed

A Pennsylvania man was arrested by undercover deputies after travelling to Arizona to have sex with a horse.