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. ...

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. ...

Macron-mania: £300k of presidential memorabilia sold in days

He may be slipping in the opinion polls, but Emmanuel Macron is still riding high with one important constituency - online shoppers. ...

Cat finds bag of ‘cocaine and heroin’ and brings it home

A cat has apparently found and brought home a bag of what are suspected to be class A drugs. ...

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...

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. ...

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. ...

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. ...

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. ...

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. ...

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