United States

DC Park Police officer ‘shoots his own foot’ during fight with raccoon

A raccoon attack on a Park Police officer in Washington DC’s Rock Creek Park has ended with the officer accidentally shooting himself in the...

Utah high school football coach suspends all 41 team members after bullying incident

A high school football coach from the Utah town of Roosevelt has made headlines after suspending the entire football team - all 41 members...

Canada

Canadian man saved from bear attack by pet dog later ‘forced to eat pet dog’ to survive

Authorities have said that a 44-year old Quebec man rescued after three months lost in...

Plans for an 80-foot statue of ‘Mother Canada’ stir online debate

In news that has environmental activists chomping at the bit, there are plans currently underway...

Vancouver man claims order from fast food shop contained ‘metal pipe’

An unwelcome piece of copper pipe was discovered in a box of takeaway fried chicken from...

United Kingdom

Business owner creates bus stop outside pub by using discarded sign

The owner of the Gallipot Inn stumbled upon an old discarded bus stop sign which inspired a cheeky but effective plan to get buses to...

British woman, unhappy with haircut, reports the fact to police

So you head down to the salon and pay up big for a trim - but you're not happy with the end result. What'cha...

Australia

Hospital offers therapy dogs for sick kids; reduces recovery times by ‘up to 30%’

Medical professionals around the world are monitoring the results of a trial by an Australian...

Police arrest Brisbane man found with ‘loaded gun hidden in bottom’

Australian police have announced that an unusual item was discovered tucked between a Brisbane man’s...

Swarm of tarantulas invade remote Australian country town

If you're not a fan of spiders you may wish to look away now. The...