United States

New Jersey police officer recovers in hospital after saving all animals in burning pet...

A police officer from the New Jersey town of Franklin has been hailed as a hero after he risked his own life to save...

Deaf man beaten and tasered by police after he tried to communicate with sign...

31-year old Jonathan Meister, a resident of the city of Hawthorne in southwestern Los Angeles County, is filing a lawsuit against the local police...

Canada

Plans for an 80-foot statue of ‘Mother Canada’ stir online debate

In news that has environmental activists chomping at the bit, there are plans currently underway...

Vancouver man claims order from fast food shop contained ‘metal pipe’

An unwelcome piece of copper pipe was discovered in a box of takeaway fried chicken from...

Saskatchewan man jailed after ‘filling wheelbarrow with stolen potato chips’

A man from Regina, Saskatchewan has received a jail sentence after he placed large boxes...

United Kingdom

Unusual tradition in Scottish town sees bananas ‘banned’ for one day

Banana fans at a Scottish seaside town will have to wait a whole day before their favorite yellow fruit is permitted to be eaten again, in honor...

Business owner creates bus stop outside pub by using discarded sign

The owner of the Gallipot Inn stumbled upon an old discarded bus stop sign which inspired a cheeky but effective plan to get buses to...

Australia

Man who lay on road after police ‘threatened him with taser’ dies after car runs over him

A tragic accident has claimed the life of a 16-year old male after he was...

The great Melbourne Olympic torch relay prank, still fondly remembered 60 years on

In 1956, Australia would play host to the Olympic Games for the first time. The...

Hospital offers therapy dogs for sick kids; reduces recovery times by ‘up to 30%’

Medical professionals around the world are monitoring the results of a trial by an Australian...