United States

Blind dog found wandering the streets saved from being put down by timely adoption

A blind husky found wandering the streets of San Bernardino County has narrowly avoided being put down after a generous couple, who have already...

New York woman who pushed victim onto train tracks charged with murder

A woman in New York has been charged with murder after allegedly ‘pushing a 49-year old woman into the path of an oncoming train’,...

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...

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...

Toronto man accused of ‘throwing pet beagle from 7th floor’

Toronto police were called to an apartment building in the city’s east end after reports...

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...

UK supermarket admits Ramadan bacon chips promo was ‘not ideal’

A Tesco store in the city has been called out for an unlikely promotional offer to celebrate Ramadan - bacon-flavored Pringles. The Liverpool Street store...

Australia

Melbourne friends complete ‘world’s greatest pub-crawl’, visiting 476 pubs over 32 years

A group of friends in the Australian city of Melbourne have completed a pub crawl...

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...

Swarm of tarantulas invade remote Australian country town

If you're not a fan of spiders you may wish to look away now. The...