Nurses at a hospital in Naples may have released cockroaches into a ward in order to get it closed, police have said.
The US sailor who was photographed kissing a woman in Times Square while celebrating the end of World War Two has died.
Firefighters have rescued a mountain lion that was stuck in a tree outside a home in the California desert.
Hundreds of "witches' marks" have been discovered carved into caves on the border between Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire - with some thought to signal a supposed entrance to "hell".
One of the candidates to be the mayor of a US city has made it to the final round of an election - even though he died in December.
Theresa May is hardly in a parliamentary sweet spot - but now she's found herself in a new jam.
The M3 was brought to a standstill as two swans - one of which was injured and could not take off - crossed the motorway during rush hour this morning.
A person who went into an abandoned home to smoke marijuana ended up face-to-face with an overweight tiger.
A Fox News host told viewers live on air that he has not washed his hands in a decade because "germs are not a real thing".
A dog suspected of having a brain tumour actually had a sewing needle in his neck which had pierced his spinal cord, X-rays have shown.
An airport in Rome has been temporarily closed after the discovery of German bombs from the Second World War era.
The owner of a USB stick is being tracked down by New Zealand officials - after it was found frozen in seal poo.
Hawaii is considering raising the minimum age to legally buy cigarettes to 100 years old.
Voters in a town in northwest Germany have delivered a resounding message to their local council - keep our streets nameless.
The singer who caused a stir after appearing to get a tattoo of Harry Styles on her cheek has revealed it was all a fake to promote her new single.
Archaeologists have made an "incredibly exciting" discovery while working on a project to widen a major road - evidence of what is believed to be the first beer brewed in the UK.
A three-year-old boy who went missing for two days has told his family he "hung out with a bear" in the woods.
Trevor "the world's loneliest duck" has died after being attacked by dogs on the tiny Pacific island of Niue.