LONDON (Reuters) - Twenty-two mice scurrying around Britain's finance ministry have fallen foul of the chief mouser to the Treasury since he took up residence one year ago with a mission to reduce the government department's rodent population.
BERLIN (Reuters) - A briefcase filled with 3,500 euros ($4,097) along with 22 gold bars weighing a total of 1kg and worth 30,000 euros was discovered beneath a tree by an honest finder who promptly turned over the small fortune to Berlin police, authorities said on Friday.
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Canola the manatee, hand-raised by her carers since she was a baby, celebrated her third birthday at Singapore's River Safari on Wednesday with a 2-metre (6.6-ft) high "cake" made of cabbages, carrots and sweet potato leaves.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A Los Angeles man was arrested on Tuesday after federal prosecutors said he arranged to smuggle into the United States three live, highly venomous king cobra snakes hidden in potato chip canisters.
ROME (Reuters) - Italian police said on Monday they had arrested two brothers suspected of robbing dozens of cash machines while wearing masks of U.S. President Donald Trump.
KRATIE, Cambodia (Reuters) - Cambodia's latest social media sensation is a five-month-old calf believed by a villager to be the reincarnation of her dead husband.
LONDON (Reuters) - A British cheesemaker has offered a 500 pound ($652) reward was for the recovery of 40 kilograms of prize-winning cheddar stolen from an agricultural show in south-west England.
LONDON (Reuters) - The crew of a police helicopter filmed people sunbathing in the nude, naturists at a campsite and even a couple having sex, a court in Britain was told on Tuesday, the BBC reported.
LONDON (Reuters) - "Ready, steady, slow," was the cry as 'Team Uslime Bolt' and their rivals got underway at the World Snail Racing championships in the English village of Congham.
LUSAKA (Reuters) - A baboon plunged a Zambian tourist town into darkness on Sunday after tampering with equipment at a hydro-electric power station, the state electricity company said on Monday.