Armed police at Indian airports have been told to cut down on smiling, with officials blaming the 2001 US terror attacks partly on an excessive focus on friendliness, local media reported Tuesday.
A green mamba that bit a woman before going into hiding has wreaked havoc on a Prague district — despite experts saying the snake is probably dead by now.
EgyptAir stood by its story Thursday after US actress Drew Barrymore’s spokesperson denied she took part in an interview with the airline’s in-flight magazine that went viral over its bizarre content.
Britain’s biggest coffee house chain was banned Wednesday from repeating an advert that implied their breakfast deals were a better bet than eating an avocado.
A Spanish parishioner has painted three 15th century sculptures in garish colours, giving Jesus a bright green robe in the latest botched amateur art restoration to make headlines in the country.
A mother and her child who fell onto the track on the London Underground narrowly avoided being hit by a train by hiding in a pit beneath the rails, police said Saturday.
For most of his life Yen Wei-shun was on the wrong side of the law, but the former Taiwan gangster says he is making up for lost time by churning out noodles for the needy.
A kangaroo is on the loose and has been spotted in forests and meadows in Austria, police said Monday.
Spring rolls, ratatouille and curry were on the menu at a quirky food festival in rural Serbia on Saturday, with one gutsy ingredient in common: animal testicles.
The reception at the Henn na Hotel east of Tokyo is eerily quiet until customers approach the robot dinosaurs manning the front desk. Their sensors detect the motion and they bellow “Welcome.”
A long-serving South Korean police dog killed in the line of duty — by a snake — will be honoured with a rare ceremony next month in a country where a million of his fellow canines are estimated to be eaten every year.