A Japanese man went on a year-long burglary spree, making off with a haul worth $185,000 to feed 120 cats a gourmet diet, police claim.
British farmers send pig semen breeders to feed China's growing meat market.
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.
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Proponents of same-sex marriage say they're disappointed the High Court has overturned the Australian Capital Territory's gay marriage laws but they'll continue...
Schapelle Corby has been recommended for another sentence remission, but bureaucratic delays continue to hold up her bid for parole.
Australia's premier theme park on the Gold Coast has opened a new attraction called Dreamworld Corroboree today.
The strategic review into NBN Co is out, estimating an extra $11.5 billion in costs and to have nine out of 10 Australians accessing 50 Mbps by 2019.
Pope Francis has been named Time magazine's person of the year, with Edward Snowden grabbing the runner-up accolade.
Amnesty International has slammed the Department of Immigration's rushed aged assessment process of asylum seekers being sent to Manus Island.
As the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse continues, support organisations say they're being overwhelmed with calls for assistance.