A woman on Twitter named Liz Trussell is having her very own John Lewis moment as people confuse her for Britain's next prime minister.
A cow was re-mooved from a tree by firefighters after the animal got stuck in a tight spot.
Almost £1.2m worth of cocaine was found in a motorised wheelchair in Italy.
The Panini World Cup 2022 sticker album has been released - but in order to fill it, football fans will likely have to spend a lot more than they think.
Taylor Swift's songwriting is to be the subject of a new literature course at a Texas university.
The music video for Janet Jackson's 1989 hit Rhythm Nation was a sensation in terms of its choreography and direction.
Medieval friars living in Cambridge were "riddled with parasites" because of questionable gardening practices, a study suggests.
Baking a salted owl and grinding it into powder to treat gout is one of the bizarre suggestions found among thousands of medieval medical remedies.
A suspected meteor streaking across the sky in the US has been caught on camera.
This is the scalp-searing moment a Wizz Air jet passed by the heads of tourists before landing on a Greek holiday island.
Millions of pounds worth of art work stolen from an elderly widow in an alleged plot involving a soothsayer has been found by police in Brazil.
Animal rights group PETA has called for officials in Leicester to rename the city's Pork Pie Roundabout to promote healthier food and help the environment.
As Kenya's two leading presidential hopefuls vie for votes in the upcoming election, a third candidate has emerged on a campaign of marijuana and hyena testicles to help solve the country's economic problems.
Southend United have found themselves the subject of mockery after the renaming of one of their stands resulted in an unfortunate name check of notorious serial killer Rose West.
A Tokyo clothing maker has teamed up with vets to create a wearable fan for pets to help them get through hot summers.
A teenager who helped steal £30,000 of Wrigley's chewing gum to pay off a debt has avoided being sent to jail.
A cat named Rowdy has finally been caught after spending three weeks on the run inside a US airport.
A previously unknown self-portrait of Vincent van Gogh - complete with pre-severed ear - has been discovered, say experts.
A fake version of cricket's Indian Premier League - set up to con gamblers in Russia - has been broken up after police arrested the gang behind it.
Vladimir Putin says Western leaders would look "disgusting" if they were to undress "above or below the waist".
It's one giant step for hamkind.
Comedian Joe Lycett has revealed he has been investigated by police - after a person who watched one of his tour shows complained over what they deemed to be an offensive joke.
The appearance of an extraordinary spiral of blue light in the sky above New Zealand has prompted amazement among stargazers - and theories ranging from aliens to black holes.
Larry, the Downing Street cat, has made a name for himself after prowling the corridors of power.
A Hampshire wheelie bin has been discovered 1,200 miles away in conflict-torn Ukraine.
This is the story of Binley Mega Chippy.