Shark disguised as baby stolen from aquarium

Three thieves stole a shark from a Texas aquarium by removing it from a tank and disguising it as a baby in a pushchair. ...

Students ‘binged on pizzas to avoid military service’

Twelve music students at a college in Seoul binged on pizza and hamburgers five times a day to deliberately gain weight and avoid military...

Oz PM puts hands up over explicit song use

Australia's prime minister has apologised for posting a video on social media featuring a hip-hop song which has explicit and sexually charged lyrics. ...

Tourists face €500 fine for sitting down in Venice

Visitors in Venice could be fined up to €500 (£445) for sitting in undesignated spots, as the city continues to struggle with overwhelming tourism...

Blanket of spider webs appears in Greek town

A huge blanket of cobwebs has cloaked a lagoon-side area in the western Greek town of Aitoliko. ...

Summer love and belly out: Nine European words English needs

As rich a language as English may be, there can often be scenarios where there are no words to explain exactly how you feel. ...

Starving mobs of kangaroos raiding city for food

The Australian city of Canberra has been overtaken by thousands of hungry kangaroos, who are raiding any patch of green grass they can find. ...

1200 loo rolls for sale: US embassy has auction clear out

A circular saw, 1,200 toilet rolls and a black, 2007 registered Volvo S80. ...

Blue wine hits the shelves in France

France is finally able to complete its tricolour of wines as a new blue variety hits the shelves. ...

Funeral firm defends its banned adverts

A funeral price comparison site has said it is breaking the "taboo" around death after its "edgy" adverts were banned by Transport for London. ...

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