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    Man cleared of aubergine theft after nine years in Italy

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 07:28pm on March 27, 2018

    An Italian man has finally been acquitted of stealing an aubergine nine years after first being charged, ending a legal wrangle over a piece of...

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    Faked death goes viral after failed cricket bet

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 04:36pm on March 27, 2018

    Bangladesh police have detained a man who faked his murder on social media — using red fruit juice as imitation blood — to avoid paying...

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    Malaysia's Mahathir gatecrashes 'too old to be PM' forum

    Agence France-Presse. Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 06:56pm on March 23, 2018

    Sick of people sniping about his advancing years, Malaysia's 92-year-old ex-leader Mahathir Mohamad gatecrashed a forum where voters were discussing whether he was too old to return as prime minister...

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    Sarah Clarke becomes first female 'Black Rod' in UK parliament

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 01:51pm on February 21, 2018

    Sarah Clarke, the former director of the Wimbledon tennis championships, on Tuesday became the first woman to hold the post of ‘Black Rod’ in the British Parliament...

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    Cruise ship forced back to Sydney after toilet brawl

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 10:58am on February 12, 2018

    A cruise ship was forced to return to Sydney after a brawl over a toilet queue, with a Russian woman charged Monday for allegedly attacking a man with an empty wine bottle...

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    Trumps offered gold toilet in lieu of a Van Gogh

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 05:49pm on January 26, 2018

    The request was for a Van Gogh to adorn the walls of the president and first lady’s private residence in the White House. The answer? No — but how...

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    Car flies off road, crashes onto 1st floor of building in California

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:41pm on January 15, 2018

    A car became airborne and crashed into the first floor of a building in US city of Santa Ana in California, on Sunday leaving the vehicle...

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    Indian pilots grounded after ‘mid-air row’

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 12:57pm on January 04, 2018

    An Indian airline said Thursday it had grounded two pilots over allegations they had a fight and both briefly stormed out of the...

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    China mall erects giant Trump dog statue

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 10:01pm on December 29, 2017

    A mall in northern China has installed a larger-than-life canine statue with more than a passing resemblance to US president Donald Trump to welcome the coming Year of the Dog...

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    Infamous lock in US Watergate political scandal sells for $62,500

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 09:51am on December 16, 2017

    The lock of a door forced open in 1972, setting off the Watergate political scandal that transfixed the nation and eventually brought down a sitting US president, has been sold at auction for $62,500...