Before his murder trial, a man wants his tattoo removed. It reads "MURDER".
A US woman has sued her mother's neighbour over a pet duck.
Reptile researchers stumble across remains of vicious battle which saw two predators literally devour each other.
The owner of this makeshift houseboat says he has no job, draws no benefit and wants a quiet life.
Dramatic video shows a leopard running amok on a roof as panicked villagers run for their lives.
A daring fireman in China has taken his job to a new level, perhaps unnecessarily.
Customers stunned when they find missing 3-year-old "having a heyday" in a Bear Claw game.
Kim Jong Un's "bad hair day" riles North Korean officials.
Pro-Russian separatists are using any means necessary to fight Ukrainian forces - including a yellow Lada.
Man forced to wear sign calling him a bully for mistreating his neighbours.
Clean-up operation needed after Kiwi fridges wash up on Australian beach.
"Women Who Eat on Tubes" has created public outrage in London.
A US college adopts a mean-looking albino squirrel as its athletic mascot.
A man who sucked an unwilling woman's toes inside a Wal-Mart has been sentenced to 60 days in jail.
German furniture store chain inadvertently orders 5000 cups bearing a portrait of Hitler.
New Yorkers let out horrified squeals after a furry brown rodent was seen taking subway.
Just what was that large, long silver shadow that appeared as Kelly Slater surfed in Australia.
Texas woman arrested after she calls to complain about substandard marijuana.
Driver who crashed into a horse wants the animal's owner held responsible.
Professor who made his students answer cell phones on speakerphone learns to regret it.
A smash-and-grab burglar has gone on a cigarette and Creme Egg-stealing spree in Canterbury.
An Irish farmer has inadvertently bred a geep - a cross between a goat and a sheep.
Searchers will attempt to unearth millions of unwanted "E.T." video game cartridges.
Hundreds of Tetris fans to gather in Philadelphia for a skyscraper-sized version of the classic video game.
Former US President George W Bush reveals a series of portraits of world leaders he painted.
Russia has some advice for the US. Stop worrying about the Ukraine, do yoga instead.
The visit of a snake to the NRL this week brought back memories aplenty of animals interfering at sporting events.
A group of 80 Amish men have moved house, by lifting it by hand and walking it to a new spot.
Ghostly figures in photos and random slamming doors have spooked staff at an Auckland paintball site.
He was looking for a bezoar when he cut open the dead porcupine - but found something far more incredible.
When Scott Hemmelsbach was told to rescue Chocolate Chip from a house fire, the last thing he expected was a snake.
Teen has a permanent reminder of his last trip to Maccas, after getting his receipt tattooed on his arm.
A six-second free fall at 100 kmh while facing the ground isn't everyone's idea of fun.
Woman abandoned in a Burger King bathroom as a newborn gets the hug she waited a lifetime for.
Machine can hold 760 cupcakes at a time, which cost US$4 a pop.
Australian man caught riding a motorised chilly bin was well over the alcohol limit, police say.
A small Australian spider acts so strangely in front of the camera it's dubbed the 'surprised spider'.
Water buffalo escape Australian film set and go on rampage, chasing cars and pedestrians.
Security's tight for a world nuclear summit in the Hague, and you better leave your kites and greens at home.
A Finnish supermarket cashier with millions of fans of her language imitation YouTube video is heading for America.
A guide to coping with an awkward romantic moment has been awarded a prize for the year's oddest book title.
The drug haul was unremarkable, but the destination raised eyebrows.
Farmer Tim Harris wants this enormous vegetable to launch a new Kiwi craze: pumpkin boat racing.
Furious feline that trapped family in bedroom to get professional help, of the Cat Whisperer kind.
Armed police swoop after reports of a gun-wielding man, but all isn't as it seems.
Gold ornament bought by a scrap-metal dealer turns out to be rare antique worth millions.
It could have been from a movie: thief tackled after showdown with male strippers.
Flight 488 lands in Poland with special cargo on board: the gun used to shoot Pope John Paul II.
A 78-year-old Mississippi man has died two weeks after he woke up in a body bag.
A rampaging, house cat with a "history of violence" traps US family and their dog in a bedroom.