Restaurant chain loses £145m after dead rat found in soup

A Chinese restaurant chain lost around £145m in market value after a pregnant woman found a dead rat in her soup. ...

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. ...

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...

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...

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. ...

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...

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. ...

Egypt’s most famous pyramid has a mystery power

The Great Pyramid of Giza can collect and concentrate electromagnetic energy in its chambers and at its base, scientists have discovered. ...

1200 loo rolls for sale: US embassy has auction clear out

A circular saw, 1,200 toilet rolls and a black, 2007 registered Volvo S80. ...

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. ...

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