An expired web address printed on hundreds of thousands of licence plates is now directing visitors to online casinos in the Philippines.
A cigar smoked by Winston Churchill is set to go up for auction.
A West End theatre producer has been told to knock down his multi-million-pound seaside home after complaints that it resembled a Travelodge hotel. Villagers in Cley next the Sea, Norfolk, said the timber-clad house built for Adam Spiegel and his wife, Charlotte, resembled a “fortress”.
A government official in India has drained a reservoir to retrieve a phone he dropped at the site while he was taking a selfie.
Mart Veldhuis, an artist burdened by student debt of €46,000 (£40,000), has creatively channelled his financial struggles into a lucrative piece of art and sold it for exactly the sum he owed – €45,879.40 (£39,832.79).
The power of AI to disrupt and cause chaos was witnessed on Monday this week when a realistic AI-generated image of an explosion at the U.S. Pentagon circulated on Twitter.
Beijing's metro commuters have begun using a new palm print payment system, possibly making them the first to do so worldwide. This new technology was deployed on Sunday on the Daxing airport metro line by Chinese tech giant, Tencent. To operate the system, passengers register their unique palm prin
A smashed guitar which belonged to Kurt Cobain has sold for almost £500,000 at auction.
A woman who tried to board a plane wearing six kilograms of clothing to avoid a baggage fee has been fined.
A man has been charged with stealing Judy Garland's famous ruby slippers from The Wizard of Oz. The iconic pair of slippers — one of four remaining pairs from the 1939 film production — were stolen from the Judy Garland Museum in 2005 and recovered by the FBI in 2018.
The Codex Sassoon, an approximately 1,100-year-old manuscript considered to be the oldest and most complete version of the Hebrew Bible, has been auctioned off at Sotheby's New York for an impressive $38.1 million (£30.6m), making it the highest-value manuscript ever sold at auction.
Bowmore Single Malt Whisky and Aston Martin are partnering for an exclusive auction this spring, offering a unique decanter containing a special assemblage of the 52-year-old vintage whisky. The decanter has been created as a totally unique "objet d’art" which will never again be repeated
An Australian family have refused to sell their property despite being offered $50 million (roughly £25m) by developers.
An armed robber allegedly confused staff at a Subway sandwich shop by demanding they hand over "all the bread". Chicago man Abail Bekele, 20, is accused of robbing two Subway restaurants while on bail for another robbery, CWBChicago reports.
A hotel Portland, Oregon is offering a $10,000 (£8,000) overnight package catering to dog owners and their pets. The Nines Hotel's package includes a stay in the presidential suite, complete with monogrammed dog bed and robe, a four-course chef-curated meal for both owner and pet, and a p