United States

Settlement of $140 million reached in long-running LA school abuse case

A court spokesperson for the Los Angeles Unified School District announced that it had agreed to pay nearly $140 million in settlements related to...

Dinner at Edwins: Fine-dining French restaurant giving former criminals a second chance

It’s believed that Edwins, a French restaurant in Cleveland, Ohio that opened in 2013, is the only high-end restaurant in the United States where...

Canada

Mysterious noises in Nunavut prompt investigation by Canadian military

Nunavut, Canada’s most northern territory, is in uproar after mysterious sounds from the sea floor...

Fool’s Gold: The rise and fall of Bre-X, from a $6bn mining giant to bankruptcy

Throughout the ages, gold has been revered, used to store wealth and to trade for...

Victoria man who rode “420 delivery bike” arrested on marijuana charges

Police in the capital of British Columbia have made an arrest after spotting an unusual...

United Kingdom

Unusual tradition in Scottish town sees bananas ‘banned’ for one day

Banana fans at a Scottish seaside town will have to wait a whole day before their favorite yellow fruit is permitted to be eaten again, in honor...

British tourist saved from attack by stray dog, later returns to Greece and adopts...

A 25-year old British tourist on holiday in Greece has made headlines after a remarkable tale involving an scary encounter that could have left...

Australia

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...

Queensland man ‘attacked by goat’ recovering in hospital

Police on the Gold Coast were called to an incident involving a man and ‘an...

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...