An Australian airline has apologised after passengers were warned to flush their drugs down the toilet before landing.
A Glasgow policeman has been credited with encapsulating the spirit of the Commonwealth Games after he was caught on camera dancing with a visitor.
The world-famous Louvre Museum in Paris has called in the pest exterminators - after being overrun with rats.
A Welsh football fan has climbed Snowdon wearing only a thong and walking boots after losing a bet on Brazil to win the World Cup.
An Indian pop singer has become a huge internet sensation - for all of the wrong reasons.
A Canadian woman who upset passengers by plucking a dead goose on a crowded train says she is amazed by the attention.
A Chinese artist has created a bizarre piece of street theatre by walking a 'hipster' on a lead in New York.
An Indian street magician has been asking homeless people for one rupee - and then turning the coin into a 100 rupee note.
Festival goers are being offered the chance to sleep in a hive with honeycomb-style sleep pods.
A koala which clung to a car grille for more than 50 miles after being run over on a motorway has survived the rough ride with only minor injuries.
A young Londoner flew more than 10,000 miles to give his girlfriend the birthday surprise of her life.
A Russian man's pet frog ended up at the vet after it swallowed his girlfriend's engagement ring.
A video of a dog fainting with joy after being reunited with its owner after two years is proving a huge viral hit.
Police were left standing after stopping a car in a routine check - and a naked woman jumped out and ran off down the road.
An Australian mum has created a range of gourmet food for dogs after having to come up with ideas to feed her own fussy pet.
Video footage has captured the moment two kayakers were lifted clear out of the water after a whale surfaced underneath them.
Police called out to investigate strange noises from an abandoned house in Mexico were shocked to find a live tiger.
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.
Three nude thieves have been captured on CCTV cameras stealing burgers from a Florida eatery.
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.
A pregnant woman has been arrested in the US - after posting selfies on Facebook wearing a dress she had allegedly just stolen.
A US man arrested for theft is in more trouble after allegedly prank ordering five pizzas while being held in police custody.
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.
Surgeons were stunned when they X-rayed a patient and found a sex toy inside her that had been there for ten years.
A Lincolnshire inventor with a love of loud noises has come up with a plan to unleash a record-breaking fart at France.
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.
An Indian schoolboy has become a limbo legend - by rollerskating under a record-breaking 39 cars in a row.
An eye-catching safety suit to protect children from bumps and bruises has been created by the St John's Ambulance charity.
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.
A Chinese restaurant has been slammed after hiring teenage girls to walk live crabs on leads to drum up trade.
A 6ft 3ins, 20 stone woman is carving out a career as an 'Amazon model' - being paid to dwarf smaller men.
An excitable music fan removed her prosthetic leg and threw it at a Robbie Williams impersonator at a music festival in Surrey.
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.
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