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. ...

New Jersey could have an official life-saving microbe

New Jersey could become the second US state to have an official microbe and it has a life-saving history. ...

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. ...

Major airline spells own name wrong on plane

A major airline had to send a plane "back to the shop" after spelling its own name wrong. ...

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. ...

Police officer catches suspect on his own bike

A fleeing suspect unwittingly gave police a helping hand by abandoning his bike - only for a quick-thinking officer to give chase on it...

Squirrels caught in ‘Gordian Knot’ have tails freed

Five squirrels whose tails became tangled together in a "Gordian Knot" in their nest have been freed by a wildlife team in Wisconsin. ...

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...

Van driver sacked for deliberately soaking pedestrians

A van driver who drenched pedestrians by driving through large puddles has been sacked after a video of his antics appeared online. ...

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. ...

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