A Lincolnshire inventor with a love of loud noises has come up with a plan to unleash a record-breaking fart at France.
Police called out to investigate strange noises from an abandoned house in Mexico were shocked to find a live tiger.
Top cops in China are being urged to reverse a decision to sack a traffic officer for stripping off his shirt and threatening to punch a motorist.
An eye-catching safety suit to protect children from bumps and bruises has been created by the St John's Ambulance charity.
A tree dedicated to the memory of former Beatle George Harrison has been killed by beetles, Los Angeles officials have said.
A 6ft 3ins, 20 stone woman is carving out a career as an 'Amazon model' - being paid to dwarf smaller men.
A pregnant woman has been arrested in the US - after posting selfies on Facebook wearing a dress she had allegedly just stolen.
An excitable music fan removed her prosthetic leg and threw it at a Robbie Williams impersonator at a music festival in Surrey.
The United States military once made plans to build a surveillance station on the Moon, newly declassified documents reveal.
A huge sinkhole in a street in Florida is still growing, according to local residents.
A video of a cyclist attempting what has been described as the world's stupidest stunt is going viral.
A US man arrested for theft is in more trouble after allegedly prank ordering five pizzas while being held in police custody.
A video of a pet dog trying to make amends after making a baby cry is proving a smash hit online.
A five-year-old boy is the new world snail racing champion after winning the title in Norfolk.
A video of a dog playing piano and howling along in tune is proving an unlikely online hit.
The moment a seaplane almost landed on a surfacing whale has been caught on video.
This cute couple are a real-life version of Disney cartoon classic The Fox and the Hound - although with a twist in the tail.
A family of blue tits have made their nest in an unusual spot - inside the nose of a ceramic pig's head.
The mayor of a Mexican fishing town has married a crocodile in an elaborate ceremony where the bride wore white and guests danced with the reptile.
Keepers at London Zoo have welcomed the first ever Philippine crocodiles to be bred in Britain.
Step aside Grumpy Cat, there's a new kitty in town! Be prepared for the internet to grind to a halt, thanks to - Purrmanently Sad Cat.
A lawyer is facing up to 10 years in jail in Kazakhstan after he pulled out a flyswatter and used it to slap a judge.
A shipment of several dozen live giant African snails, weighing 2lb (0.9kg) each, has been seized by officials at Los Angeles International Airport.
A New Zealand entrepreneur could face police charges after floating a coffin containing a mannequin on a river in a marketing stunt.
A Ugandan police officer has reportedly shot a tortoise dead after being attacked by the "aggressive" creature.
A lorry blocked a busy main road in North Yorkshire on Sunday after shedding its load of instant mashed potato.
A 20-year-old woman has been arrested for working as a prostitute in a library in New Hampshire.
What do you get the man who has everything? How about the world's longest dinosaur dropping?
A poster warning against the perils of gambling addiction has been hastily altered after Germany's victory in the World Cup final.
A Russian fishing blog has sent anglers scrambling to catch giant mutant catfish said to be growing near the site of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster.
A 58-year-old London man had agonising skins grafts to remove his teenage tattoos - only to spend nearly £15,000 redoing them all over his face and body.
A man has walked into a branch of Barclays bank and defecated several times on the floor.
Health experts have launched an investigation into claims that a shopper found a tooth in a piece of Wensleydale Jervaulx Blueat purchased at Sainsbury's.
Nuns in Chicago have launched a legal battle to close down a huge glitzy strip club which opened next to their convent.
Kind hearted binmen emptied their rubbish truck and spent two hours sorting through the mess after a pensioner accidentally threw out his life savings.
A meal designed to be Britain's ultimate comfort food dish has been unveiled containing some of the country's favourite ingredients.
Visitors to Chapel Stile in Cumbria have encountered a wee dilemma when using the village's public toilets.
A video of four 'grannies' performing a raunchy dance routine at a carnival in the West Midlands has led to TV invitations from the US.
A group of German women have gone into the male dominated scrap metal business - wearing pink overalls and driving a pink van.
A man has trekked across the Egyptian desert to claim a small piece of land in an attempt to fulfil his daughter's wish to be a princess.
A US airline pilot has been praised after he purchased pizzas for 160 passengers on board a delayed flight.
The identity behind the voice that irritates shoppers across the UK has been revealed.
A US beverage firm has created a new drink which combines coffee and wine in the same can.
A Herefordshire pensioner who created a glass dome in his garden out of 5,000 old wine bottles is among the finalists in the Shed of the Year contest.
A US firm has created the perfect invention for people who just can't get enough of themselves.
Staff and customers of a garage in Poland played it cool when a young woman walked in - stark naked.
A Canadian man combined his loves of surfing and playing the electric guitar in a new viral video.
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