Wild boar in Tuscany have sniffed out and destroyed a stash of cocaine in a forest, leaving drug dealers £17,000 out of pocket.
A pig has been blamed for bringing some of London's busiest rail lines to a halt on Wednesday.
A "unicorn" dog with an extra tail on its face has gone viral after being rescued from the streets.
A man serving life for murder claims he has served his sentence because he "died" during a medical emergency.
A pigeon has been pinching poppies from the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Australia's national war memorial in Canberra and using them to build a colorful nest in the lead-up to Remembrance Day commemorations.
A black cat that found fame after delaying a Monday night NFL game between the New York Giants and Dallas Cowboys is still on the run.
A mysterious technical glitch has seen some American mobile phone owners receive unintelligible messages from their friends, family, and even exes.
With political tension mounting in Bolivia over contested elections, Apple Inc's Siri appeared on Wednesday to briefly take the side of anti-government protesters often terming long-standing President Evo Morales a "dictator."
A South Korean service is offering free funerals - but only to the living.
A renter has been left unable to turn his heating up or get hot water after his landlord locked his thermostat in a clear box.
A barge which has been stuck in the rapids above Niagara Falls for more than 100 years has been moved by a Halloween storm.
Scientists have discovered a unique colony of wood ants trapped in an old nuclear weapons bunker in Poland which appears to have survived solely on the corpses of its own fallen members.
A Bangkok burger joint has become an internet sensation after YouTubers started challenging each other to eat its biggest meal - a near 6kg (13 pound) patty covered in fried onion rings, bacon and mayonnaise.
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Two Dutch men caught hiding half a tonne of cannabis among bags of gone-off pizza cheese have been jailed.
Parents in the US, who decorated their son's grave with a skeleton rising from the ground, have repeatedly had their Halloween tributes to him removed by cemetery officials.
A man who attempted to smuggle cannabis into prison by hiding it in a balloon up his nose has retrieved the drugs more than 18 years later, after mistakenly believing he had swallowed the package.
The final journey of a mountaineer has been charted more than 5,000 years after he died in the Alps.
An elderly woman unaware of the importance of a long-lost painting in her kitchen has become a multi-millionaire after the artwork was sold at auction for €24m (£20.7m).
Southampton's manager has apologised to fans after the team were thrashed 9-0 at home to Leicester - who set a new record for the biggest ever away win in 131 years of English top-flight football.