Australia to kill US racing pigeon which survived 8,000-mile trip across Pacific
A racing pigeon that survived an 8,000-mile (13,000km) journey across the Pacific Ocean from the US to Australia, is to be put to death over fears it may be carrying disease.
Driver's 'illegal' ham sandwiches seized at Dutch border under post-Brexit rules
A driver travelling from the UK had his ham sandwiches confiscated by Dutch border guards, who said they were now prohibited under post-Brexit rules.
Footage shows naked fugitive being rescued from tree by fishermen
Two fishermen have rescued a naked fugitive who they found sitting on a tree branch in Australian crocodile habitat.
Policeman pays for shoplifting family's Christmas dinner
A US police officer called to charge two women for shoplifting instead paid for them to have Christmas dinner with their children.
'Disgusting' smells of fish, burning and even toast may be long COVID symptoms
People suffering from long COVID are reporting a strong smell of fish, sulphur and a sweet sickly odour, as further symptoms of the virus emerge.
'A Star Trek logo and a Marvel name?': US Space Force members will be known as 'guardians'
Members of the US Space Force will be known as "guardians", it was announced on the military service's first birthday.
'Crazy beast' lived among dinosaurs and broke rules of evolution
Scientists have described the ways an ancient "crazy beast", which lived alongside dinosaurs on Madagascar approximately 66 million years ago, broke the rules of evolution.
Bad Sex In Fiction award cancelled - as people have suffered enough in 2020
Organisers of the Bad Sex In Fiction award have called this year's ceremony off - saying people have suffered enough in 2020.
Another monolith found - this time in El Paso, Texas
The latest in the series of monoliths found around the world has appeared in El Paso, Texas.
'Thundersnow' reported in Edinburgh was so loud that police were called about explosions
A rare "thundersnow" event has taken place in Edinburgh - with alarmed locals contacting police after thinking they heard explosions.