Israel's prime minister has renamed a settlement after his favourite world leader: Donald Trump.
Children will often do anything for sweets, but one American boy has taken his desire for confectionery to the extreme.
A NASA spacecraft has spotted curious shapes on the surface of Mars closely resembling the Starfleet logo from the sci-fi hit TV show, Star Trek.
A lizard has left behind hot and sunny Greece for South Wales after sneaking into a holidaymaker's suitcase.
A stately home is asking people to return parts of a whale skeleton so it can be restored.
An 11-year-old boy is eating at least five meals a day to save his father from leukaemia.
It was a gift that symbolised the friendship between two world leaders but now, much like the bond between them, it is no more.
A teenager in Canada has blamed a bathroom emergency brought on by "too many hot wings" for his speedy driving, which resulted in him getting a ticket.
A man has spoken of his "total disbelief" after opening a safe that had been locked for 40 years on his first try.
New York City investigators have seized 46 ice cream trucks after their owner was accused of evading more than $4.5m (£3.55m) in fines since 2009.
"Helped me give birth" is not one of the feedback options available after a passenger finishes a ride in an Uber - but perhaps it should be.
An 86-year-old man is being treated for rabies after being bitten by a bat wedged between the back of his iPad and its case.
A man driving from Newcastle to Rome ended up in a German village called Rom after blindly following his car's sat-nav system.
A driver in Germany may have the Holy Spirit to thank for avoiding a speeding ticket of €105 (£93).
A huge rockslide containing a boulder the size of a building has fallen into a major road in Colorado, blocking all traffic.
A reader has returned a library book 52 years after it was borrowed, enclosing a £100 cheque to cover the fine.
Washington has become the first US state to allow human bodies to be turned into compost, rather than being buried or cremated.
A plump hedgehog who got stuck in a gate in Austria had to be cut free by firefighters using heavy-duty equipment.
Graduating college students in Atlanta were left stunned when a billionaire technology investor told them he would wipe out their $40m (£31.4m) debts.
First a 'Ross from Friends' lookalike was snapped carrying beers after allegedly stealing a wallet in Blackpool, now a Woody Harrleson lookalike in New York has been pictured also making off with beer.