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    Indian minister mocked for urinating in public

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 03:29pm on June 30, 2017

    A government minister was mocked on social media for urinating in public despite the prime minister’s flagship public hygiene drive as...

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    ‘Troll's Penis’ to be re-erected in Norway

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 10:16am on June 27, 2017

    Norwegians have come out en masse to raise nearly 20,000 euros to repair an eye-catching penis-shaped rock formation apparently knocked down by vandals, an online collection showed on Monday...

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    China eatery in Japan soars on pregnant panda hopes

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 04:55pm on May 23, 2017

    Swelling hopes for a baby panda in Tokyo have bumped up the stock price of a Chinese restaurant chain in the area, with locals setting their...

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    New sonic blast shrimp named after Pink Floyd

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 02:44pm on April 14, 2017

    A newly-discovered shrimp species with a bright pink claw and the ability to produce one of the loudest sounds in the ocean has been named after legendary British band Pink Floyd, zoologists said on Wednesday...

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    Hundreds protest stray dog poisonings in Macedonia 

    Associated Press | Updated at 09:36am on April 10, 2017

    Hundreds of people have gathered in Macedonia's capital of Skopje to protest a recent spate of stray dog poisonings in several cities around the country...

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    British Columbia ends high heel dress code requirements

    BBC | Updated at 08:35am on April 08, 2017

    A Canadian province has scrapped the dress code which requires female employees to wear high heels...

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    Chicago police arrest 14-year-old in sex assault on Facebook

    Associated Press | Updated at 11:45am on April 02, 2017

    A 14-year-old boy has been arrested in the sexual assault of a 15-year-old Chicago girl that was streamed live on Facebook and watched by about 40 people who didn't report it to authorities, police said late Saturday...

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    Teens wearing leggings barred from United flight

    Associated Press | Updated at 03:24pm on March 27, 2017

    Two teenage girls were barred by a gate agent from boarding a United Airlines flight from Denver to Minneapolis on Sunday because they...

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    Spider venom may offer stroke therapy

    BBC | Updated at 09:34am on March 21, 2017

    A protein in spider venom may help protect the brain from injury after a stroke, according to research...

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    From Planet Earth II, the man who lives with hyenas

    BBC | Updated at 09:05am on December 07, 2016

    Spotted hyenas are the second largest land predator in Africa (after lions). They are feared for their raids on towns where they have been known to...