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    Michigan mother jailed for refusing to vaccinate her son

    BBC | Updated at 11:05am on October 05, 2017

    A mother in the US state of Michigan has been sentenced to seven days in jail after she refused a judge’s order to have her son...

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    ‘Stupid’ Wales hooker Baldwin pats lion, gets bitten

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 09:55am on September 30, 2017

    Ospreys coach Steve Tandy called hooker Scott Baldwin ‘stupid’ after the Welsh international put his hand through a fence and was bitten by a lion in South Africa...

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    Hurricane Irma sucked the ocean away from Florida, Bahamas

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:05pm on September 11, 2017

    Hurricane Irma is so powerful that it has temporarily sucked the ocean away from beaches in Florida and the Bahamas in recent days...

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    Mastering manners at Switzerland’s last finishing school

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 05:02pm on July 13, 2017

    Eight women sit primly around an elaborately set table making pleasant small-talk about the weather, as immaculately starched waiting...

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    Norway’s ‘troll penis’ rises again

    BBC | Updated at 09:25am on July 08, 2017

    A penis-shaped rock formation in Norway that was apparently knocked down by vandals last month has been restored to its anatomical glory...

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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...