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...

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. ...

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. ...

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...

Blue wine hits the shelves in France

France is finally able to complete its tricolour of wines as a new blue variety hits the shelves. ...

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. ...

Woman wakes up with 3ft python in her bed

A woman got the "fright of her life" when she woke up to find a 3ft snake snuggled up next to her in bed. ...

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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