The brother of Colombian drug kingpin Pablo Escobar has launched a rather unexpected product: a foldable gold smartphone.
A kitchen fire in Essex was started by a dog who switched on a microwave with some buns inside when he was left home alone.
A grandfather has created a larger-than-life Christmas attraction at his home, which has welcomed a stream of visitors from across the UK.
A man has died after the booby trap device he set up in his home went off, shooting him fatally.
The mystery of who was behind a boat that washed up on the Irish coast after apparently coming from Canada has been solved.
A Japanese department store has come under fire for asking its female employees to wear badges letting people know they are on their period.
A town in Canada called Asbestos is changing its name because the cancer-causing mineral does not have a "good connotation".
An "amazingly well-preserved" 18,000-year-old puppy has been found in Siberia - but scientists cannot decide whether it is a dog or a wolf.
Donald Trump is known for not pulling any punches on Twitter but his latest post - depicting his head on Rocky Balboa's body - has confused people.
Confusion over the gender of the dog that helped US forces kill Abu Bakr al Baghdadi may finally be resolved - after the Pentagon confirmed he is male.
Washington Redskins quarterback has laughed off a mistake which saw him leave the field to take a selfie even though the game was still going on.
An 82-year-old bodybuilder attacked an intruder with a table, squirted shampoo in his face and was found by police beating him with a broom.
A selection of animal mummies have been displayed for the first time after they were discovered at a famous pyramid site in Egypt.
A dog accidentally put his owner's car in reverse - and ended up going around in circles for an hour.
Sometimes friendship comes from the most unexpected place.
Could Phil Collins actually be the incarnation of God on earth?
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.