Man who died while having sex on a business trip was the victim of a work accident, court rules

12 September 2019
Man who died while having sex on a business trip was the victim of a work accident, court rules

A man who died from a heart attack after having sex with a woman he met on a business trip is a 'victim of a professional accident', a French court...

Invisible-ink stamps to identify gropers on Japanese public transport sell out in minutes

02 September 2019
Invisible-ink stamps to identify gropers on Japanese public transport sell out in minutes

A new device aimed at tackling sexual harassment on crowded trains and public transport has sold out just half an hour after it went on sale in Japan. The "anti-groping"...

Fowl, owner sued for loud crowing complained about by neighbour

01 September 2019
Fowl, owner sued for loud crowing complained about by neighbour

A loud 4-year-old rooster called Maurice on an island off the French Atlantic shore has pitted a couple of city slickers who bought a second home next door against his...

Fake dog testicles made this man a millionaire

25 August 2019
Fake dog testicles made this man a millionaire

Gregg Miller proves you can make a fortune with anything. Even dog balls. Not the kind you throw around playing in the dog park. “What I’m doing is I’m developing...

Town installs anti-sex public toilets that will spray amorous couples with water if they start having intercourse

19 August 2019
Town installs anti-sex public toilets that will spray amorous couples with water if they start having intercourse

A seaside town is planning to install public toilets that spray occupants with water and sound an alarm if they detect 'violent movement'. Sensors in Porthcawl lavatories will automatically open...

Mayor paraded through town in women’s clothes for failing to keep campaign promises

17 August 2019
Mayor paraded through town in women’s clothes for failing to keep campaign promises

When the residents of a municipality in southern Mexicogot fed up with their mayor after he failed to keep a campaignpromise, they knew what they had to do. They made...

A teen went viral for tweeting from her family's LG smart fridge after her mom confiscated her phone

15 August 2019
A teen went viral for tweeting from her family's LG smart fridge after her mom confiscated her phone

Bill Bostock * A teen went viral after she tweeted from her family smart fridge, a desperate move to stay online after her mom took away her other devices. *...

The dance parties where men are banned

12 August 2019
The dance parties where men are banned

A team behind a new night in Nairobi argues all women's dance parties can create safe nightlife spaces for women. On a warm evening in a suburb of the Kenyan...

Speaker calls for emergency air fresheners as farting politician shuts down parliament

10 August 2019
Speaker calls for emergency air fresheners as farting politician shuts down parliament

A farting politician shut down a session of parliament in Kenya as members blamed each other for the offending smell. The row broke out in the Homa Bay county assembly...

Kaduna govt insists on written guarantees from FG, Indian govt before obeying court order on El-Zakzaky

08 August 2019
Kaduna govt insists on written guarantees from FG, Indian govt before obeying court order on El-Zakzaky

Kaduna State government has given conditions to be met by Shiites leader, Mr Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenat, before they would be allowed to travel to India for medical...

Only 100 pairs of the designers sunglasses exist worldwide. Wife of a gov in Nigeria wore a pair to a funeral. Here it’s

04 August 2019
Only 100 pairs of the designers sunglasses exist worldwide. Wife of a gov in Nigeria wore a pair to a funeral. Here it’s

Mrs Ebelechukwu Obiano, wife of Anambra State governor, caused a stir when she donned a pair of Gucci glasses valued at $2,755 (about N995, 932.50). Mrs Obiano wore the shades...

The woman who rose from refugee to president

04 August 2019
The woman who rose from refugee to president

The little girl who fled from war-torn Latvia spent more than 50 years in exile - but soon after returning she became president. Not only that, Vaira Vike-Freiberga became the...

Shock as plane lands on busy road

03 August 2019
Shock as plane lands on busy road

Authorities say a small plane landed on a busy stretch of road in Washington state, stunning drivers but hurting no one. Washington State Patrol says the single-propeller KR2 aircraft landed...

Woman is publicly whipped 100 times for having pre-marital sex

02 August 2019
Woman is publicly whipped 100 times for having pre-marital sex

Rights groups have slammed public caning as cruel, and Indonesia's President Joko Widodo has called for it to end, but the practice has wide support among Aceh's population Sharia law...

Man chews snake to pieces in revenge after it bit him

30 July 2019
Man chews snake to pieces in revenge after it bit him

An Indian man was bitten by a snake at his home in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday He sought revenge on the reptile and killed the snake by chewing it into...

This university dropout was bedridden for 11 years. Then he invented a surgery and cured himself

28 July 2019
This university dropout was bedridden for 11 years. Then he invented a surgery and cured himself

Doug Lindsay was 21 and starting his senior year at Rockhurst University, a Jesuit college in Kansas City, Missouri, when his world imploded. After his first day of classes, the...

Judge orders man’s mouth taped for interrupting him during court proceedings

28 July 2019
Judge orders man’s mouth taped for interrupting him during court proceedings

Court logs show a Louisiana district court judge ordered a man’s mouth be taped shut for repeatedly interrupting proceedings. The Acadiana Advocate reports Michael C. Duhon was being sentenced July...

You’re handsome, female senator says of Buhari’s ministerial nominee

26 July 2019
You’re handsome, female senator says of Buhari’s ministerial nominee

Senator representing Anambra Central, Mrs Uche Ekwunife, during the ministerial screening at Senate on Thursday asked a nominee, Mr Abdullahi Hassan of Nasarawa State, what he would do as Minister...

Boris Johnson's first task as prime minister was to write this terrifying letter

25 July 2019
Boris Johnson's first task as prime minister was to write this terrifying letter

• Boris Johnson won a landslide in the UK's Conservative Party leadership election Tuesday • Johnson took office will as prime minister Wednesday, and one of the first tasks he...

Junior Air Force man returns N15.5m cash found in Kano market

23 July 2019
Junior Air Force man returns N15.5m cash found in Kano market

An Aircraftman of Nigerian Air Force, Mr Bashir Umar, has returned the sum of €37,000 (about N15.54m) found in a parcel at Hajj Camp Market in Kano State to the...

Zamfara villagers dump corpse at Govt House in protest of killings

21 July 2019
Zamfara villagers dump corpse at Govt House in protest of killings

Over 100 villagers from Jirrawa community in Kaura-Namoda Local Government Area of Zamfara on Saturday besieged Government House, Gusau, with the body of a community member they said was killed...

Poverty. Frustration. To buy mobile phones. Here are heart-wrenching reasons parents sell their babies for as low as N150k in Nigeria

07 July 2019
Poverty. Frustration. To buy mobile phones. Here are heart-wrenching reasons parents sell their babies for as low as N150k in Nigeria

Giving bizarre reasons such as using the proceeds to buy smartphones to the absurd like using them as collateral, no fewer than 15 parents sold out their babies between February...

Slap on the law as criminals grow cannabis inside a disused police station

06 July 2019
Slap on the law as criminals grow cannabis inside a disused police station

With brazen contempt for the law, criminals set up a sprawling £1.5 million cannabis factory in a disused police station. Remnants of the massive drugs farm, made up of more...

Clever cat correctly guesses which cup a ball is in as his owner mixes them up

05 July 2019
Clever cat correctly guesses which cup a ball is in as his owner mixes them up

This is the adorable moment a cat puts its paw out to pick the cup with the ball in as it plays a game with its owner. Snow the cat...

Flight crew arrest 'God' aboard Delta flight

04 July 2019
Flight crew arrest 'God' aboard Delta flight

Delta Air Lines flight attendants restrained a passenger on a flight from Puerto Rico to New York after he shouted “I am God!” and claimed he would save the world,...

Man wakes up just before being buried at his funeral

03 July 2019
Man wakes up just before being buried at his funeral

Mourners were left stunned when an Indian man started moving just before his funeral - a day after he was declared dead by a hospital. Mohammad Furqan, 20, was taken...

How your wrist watch is eight times dirtier than a toilet. And this is what you should do

27 June 2019
How your wrist watch is eight times dirtier than a toilet. And this is what you should do

Shocking new research has revealed that watches can be up to eight times more dirty than a toilet, with a quarter of Brits never having cleaned their time piece. Tic...

The town where rent hasn't gone up in 500 years

26 June 2019
The town where rent hasn't gone up in 500 years

If you’re being stung with extortionate rental fees you may wish to look away now. In there’s a walled enclave called Fuggerei where the rent has remained one Rheinischer Gulden...

Man dresses up in cuddly lion costume so zookeepers can practice what to do if a real big cat escapes

25 June 2019
Man dresses up in cuddly lion costume so zookeepers can practice what to do if a real big cat escapes

Staff at Tobe Zoo in Ehime, south, Japan, took part in an emergency drill on Saturday to make sure they could cope if one of their big cats escape. A...

Woman fell asleep during flight, but crew failed to wake her up after landing. What happened next was terrifying

24 June 2019
Woman fell asleep during flight, but crew failed to wake her up after landing. What happened next was terrifying

A woman has said she was left alone on an Air Canada plane after falling asleep during a flight. Tiffani Adams said she fell asleep while flying from Quebec to...

Dangerous animal falls asleep in wardrobe after entering home

24 June 2019
Dangerous animal falls asleep in wardrobe after entering home

A black bear has been found sleeping in a wardrobe after apparently locking itself into a room in a home in the US state of Montana. Alerted to the intrusion...

Lost a wallet? The more cash in it, the higher the likelihood of getting it back - Report

21 June 2019
Lost a wallet? The more cash in it, the higher the likelihood of getting it back - Report

People are more likely to return a lost wallet if it contains money — and the more cash, the better. That’s the surprising conclusion from researchers who planted more than...

Man filmed 'sleeping' behind the wheel of his moving car in rush hour traffic

17 June 2019
Man filmed 'sleeping' behind the wheel of his moving car in rush hour traffic

Motorists were horrified after witnessing a man seemingly asleep at the wheel during heavy rush hour traffic Friday. Video footage shows the vehicle traveling down the freeway in the San...

Slippery suspect: Police remove snake from patrol car engine

15 June 2019
Slippery suspect: Police remove snake from patrol car engine

How do you handcuff a snake? Police in Park Forest, a Chicago suburb, spent 30 minutes removing a snake from the engine of a patrol car Wednesday night. Chief Chris...

Man 97, woman 92 who fell in love during World War II meet again 75 yrs later in emotional reunion

14 June 2019
Man 97, woman 92 who fell in love during World War II meet again 75 yrs later in emotional reunion

KT Robbins, now 97, and Jeannine Pierson, now 92, were reunited in France Robbins came back to the country for the 75th D-Day anniversary celebrations Told a group of French...

Passenger opens plane emergency exit, mistaking it for the toilet

12 June 2019
Passenger opens plane emergency exit, mistaking it for the toilet

A passenger on a UK-Pakistan flight at Manchester Airport caused severe delays after opening the emergency exit door in an attempt to reach the bathroom while the plane was still...

You may be eating a credit card's worth of plastic each week - Study

12 June 2019
You may be eating a credit card's worth of plastic each week - Study

Plastic pollution is so widespread in the environment that you may be ingesting five grams a week, the equivalent of eating a credit card, a study commissioned by the environmental...

Lawmakers pass Bill to castrate child sex offenders

07 June 2019
Lawmakers pass Bill to castrate child sex offenders

• Alabama's state legislature passed a bill, known as House Bill 379, that will require convicted child sex offenders to undergo chemical castration prior to their release. • While surgical...

Man commits suicide after his dog was killed by alligator

31 May 2019
Man commits suicide after his dog was killed by alligator

A distraught man has taken his own life just one day after his beloved service dog was killed by an alligator. Andrew Epp, 36, was found dead last Saturday, less...

‘Tiny but mighty’: Tiniest newborn having the weight of an apple miraculously survives

30 May 2019
‘Tiny but mighty’: Tiniest newborn having the weight of an apple miraculously survives

When she was born, the baby girl weighed about the same as an apple. A San Diego hospital on Wednesday revealed the birth of the girl and said she is...