Athletes have complained that gold medals handed out at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics are falling apart.
Published 30 August 2021
A petition demanding that all depictions of Wales' national animal, the Red Dragon, include an erect penis will be considered by Welsh legislators.
Published 27 August 2021
The mayor of Cool Valley, Missouri wants to give every resident £1,000 in bitcoin.
Published 26 August 2021
Sex Pistols frontman John Lydon – or Johnny Rotten – has lost a High Court battle with his former bandmates over a new TV show about their career.
Published 25 August 2021
New animal protection laws will ban people from riding elephants while drunk.
Published 24 August 2021
A Canadian soldier who was accused of drugging her comrades with cannabis-laced cupcakes at a live-fire training exercise has been found guilty of various offences.
Published 23 August 2021
Sardinian authorities have pleaded with tourists not to steal sand from its famous beaches, such as the iconic pink beach on Budelli.
Published 20 August 2021
A tissue allegedly used by a tearful Lionel Messi during his farewell address to Barcelona FC earlier this month is being sold at auction for $1 million.
Published 19 August 2021
A police officer who enjoys watching esports while off duty made an unexpected arrest after recognising a top gamer as a wanted criminal.
Published 18 August 2021
A former accounts manager at a non-profit affiliated with a medical school has pleaded guilty to embezzling almost $13 million.
Published 17 August 2021
A toilet in South Korea developed by a professor at Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology is offering students cryptocurrency to use the toilet which powers part of a university building with human waste.
Published 16 August 2021
A bungling bank robber left his target empty-handed because bank staff couldn't make decipher the poor handwriting on his threatening note.
Published 13 August 2021
Icing from Charles and Diana's wedding cake has sold at auction for £1,850.
Published 12 August 2021
A notorious mafia matriarch known as "The Godmother" has been arrested while attempting to flee Italy for Spain.
Published 11 August 2021
A couple who purchased a home fully aware that bees were potentially living in the wall were shocked to learn that an estimated 450,000 of the insects had called the place home for almost 35 years.
Published 10 August 2021