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Some people just aren't cut out for the realities of a high-pressure work environment - and it would seem the same goes for dogs.

Lulu the...

  Nov 01, 2017        2

The larger the breasts, the bigger the discount ― that’s the controversial promotion a restaurant in Zhejiang province, China, offered this month...

  Oct 31, 2017        7

In an initiative to show solidarity with menstruating women, a bar in Israel has...

  Oct 30, 2017        2

Cat lovers will be thrilled to know that New Zealand's new prime minister is one of their own.

Meet "First Cat" Paddles, the beloved pet...

  Oct 27, 2017        9

Japanese police say they have finally caught a prolific thief who dressed as a ninja to carry out raids - and were surprised to find he was 74....

  Oct 26, 2017        4

Advice on two notes written by Albert Einstein describing his theory for happy living has sold at an auction house in Jerusalem for $1.56m (£1.19m...

  Oct 25, 2017        7

Ivory seizures around the world hit record levels last year, with elephant poaching in Africa declining for a fifth year in a row, a report says...

  Oct 24, 2017        3

Could pole dancing become an Olympics sport? It's not as far-fetched as you might think...

That's because pole dancing - or pole, as the...

  Oct 23, 2017        6

A member of parliament from the Pirate Party in Iceland was forced to wear an eyepatch for a television appearance following a bizarre household...

  Oct 18, 2017        4

New Zealand is facing a potential crisps shortage this summer, producers say, in a snack crisis being labelled the "chipocalypse".

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  Oct 17, 2017        2

While London’s sewers can get clogged with fatbergs made up of grease and diapers, it seems Switzerland’s waste system is flecked with silver and...

  Oct 16, 2017        4

A crystal meth addict tried to create his own lab after watching US drama series Breaking Bad, a court heard.

James Stutter, 37, admitted...

  Oct 13, 2017        2

As more carmakers adopt "over the air (OTA)" software updates for their increasingly connected and autonomous cars, is the risk of hacker hijack...

  Oct 10, 2017        4

On 9 October 1967, guerrilla leader Ernesto "Che" Guevara was executed in Bolivia. Fifty years on, the BBC's Will Grant takes a motorbike tour of...

  Oct 09, 2017        3

President Donald Trump has a new inflatable parody ready to follow him around. 

And this one is even uglier. 

Trumpy the Rat made...

  Oct 06, 2017        4

Children look away now! For Turkish archaeologists believe they have found the tomb of the original Santa Claus, otherwise known as Saint Nicholas...

  Oct 05, 2017        8

Nissan has shown off a prototype sweat-sensing car seat which it says could help prevent road accidents.

The technology, called Soak,...

  Oct 04, 2017        3

Tesla has reached the half-way point in its plan to build the world's biggest battery, in South Australia.

The plan to build the 100MW )...

  Oct 03, 2017        1

A charcoal drawing housed in another art collection for more than 150 years may have been a sketch for the Mona Lisa, a French art expert says....

  Sep 29, 2017        45

Hugh Hefner, the founder of Playboy magazine and star of E! reality show The Girls Next Door, has died, PEOPLE confirms. He was 91.

Born...

  Sep 28, 2017        45

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