A Canadian man who says he was unable to have sex for two years after an operation that left his penis shorter is suing the hospital.
Cate Blanchett and fellow actors have been left shocked after an apparent serial prankster dove beneath actress America Ferrera's dress at Cannes.
The latest version of Godzilla is soon set to hit cinema screens, but Japanese fans say their local hero is looking a little chubby.

US Congress' dirty little secret

Hustler founder Larry Flynt has been sending monthly copies of his magazine to every US Congress member since 1983.
A bronze statue of a homeless Jesus on a park bench has sparked controversy in a wealthy American suburb.
A police inquiry has been launched into a German store's sale of mugs that inadvertently featured an image of Hitler on them.

US restaurant chain 'bans' Putin

A New York-based food chain has banned Russia's Vladimir Putin from its restaurants, saying he'll be welcome back when he stops "picking on people".
Pakistani readers of the International New York Times were met with a half-empty front page on Sunday, after a cover story on Osama Bin Laden was removed.
A Facebook user posing as Prince Harry has conned an Austrian floor layer out of 30,000 euros by hiring him to help renovate Buckingham Palace.
A tiny Hong Kong shop measuring just 12 square metres has sold for more than $US23 million ($A25.56 million).
Mick Jagger says the Chinese censors banned the Rolling Stones' classic hit Honky Tonk Women when the band played in Shanghai.
The Brazilian city of Rio De Janeiro plans to ban procedures such as tail docking and removal of cat claws, as well as ear cropping for dogs.
A salesperson who ignored a "Do not knock" sign has cost their company thousands.
A patient at a British hospital got a rude shock when his bedside clock read "Die".
A Slovak pensioner has opened a zoo like no other: one filled with dozens of abandoned stuffed animals.
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