Extended footage has emerged of the amazing survival of nine skydivers and two pilots from a mid-air plane crash.
Spanish Roman Catholics have condemned "grotesque" figurines of a revered Virgin Mary depicted in the act of defecating.
A rare dinosaur skeleton has been sold at auction in Britain and will go on public display.
A British man has realised he threw out a computer drive containing $7.5 million worth of bitcoins earlier this year.
Prince William performs alongside Bon Jovi and Taylor Swift.
What is thought to be the world's oldest Buddha shrine has been uncovered in Lumbini, Nepal.
The first book written in what is today the United States of America fetched A$15.6 million in New York on Tuesday, becoming the world's most expensive printed...
A Slovak pensioner has opened a zoo like no other: one filled with dozens of abandoned stuffed animals.
In an unusual planning decision to increase accessibility, the city of Vancouver has banned doorknobs in new buildings.
A Brazilian woman who sold her virginity last year has put it on sale again, saying the first time didn't happen.
An advertisement for a toy company that produces building toys for girls has gone viral.
Four men who threw cream pies at a Spanish official in 2011 could face up to five years in prison.
An Australian director and visual effects artist has teamed up with a writer to create a Star Wars fan film set in the Australian outback.
Tens of thousands of people crowded Amsterdam's streets on Sunday to watch the traditional holiday arrival of Saint Nicholas as a handful joined a silent protest...
A man resembling Charlie Chaplin is wanted over a robbery in a Sydney pharmacy.
A California boy will experience the day of his dreams playing Batman in San Francisco with help from city officials and volunteers.
A skull estimated to be between 4.1 million and 5.95 million years old suggests big cats originated in central Asia rather than Africa.
A man who became a minor internet celebrity due to his unusual name has been sentenced to jail in Singapore.
It was a day for celebration, even marriage- at least for people who love numbers- as the calendar rolled over to 11/12/13, or November 12, 2013.
New MP Clive Palmer promises to be a full time politician, then snipes at Rupert Murdoch and channels JFK on media pay rates.
A new extinct platypus species has been hailed as a 'Godzilla-like monster' by scientists.
Passengers were alarmed by the appearance of a two foot corn snake on a flight to London.
A woman has become an internet sensation after refusing to get downtrodden about her cancer surgery.
Pneumatic muscle suits and a walking stick that behaves like a guide dog competed for attention with an industrial robot that can paint fingernails at a huge expo...
Odd news from around the world including a jumpy elk, a rare twister in the Netherlands and dancing robots.
Cuddle simulators, girlfriend coats, and wine for cats: Is Japan the future of human loneliness? Foreign Policy's Katelyn Fossett reports.
Nearly 40,000 couples have divorced in Beijing this year - with the 41 per cent spike being blamed on couples wanting to avoid property tax.
A fire at a sugar warehouse in southeastern Brazil has been put out after unleashing a flood of caramel that threatened nearby homes.
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Drug-related spikes in HIV rates throughout South-East Asia pose a risk to Australians travelling to the regional hotspots, says Professor Robert Ali from the...
The federal government has approved $5 million for protecting Torres Strait islands from annual flooding by king tides after funding by the previous Labor...
Four years ago, Ivan Franjic was playing football part-time in the Victorian Premier League and working during the day as a carpenter.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation has added a Western Ugandan naming system and Mongolian calligraphy among others, on its list...
For civil war survivors in Sydney’s South Sudanese community, singing is more than entertainment: it’s therapy.
Do young Australian Muslims have to choose between being Muslim or being Australian?