A scheme to allegedly smuggle thousands of coconuts filled with liquid cocaine into Europe has been foiled by Colombian authorities. The shipment of 19,780 coconuts was seized in Cartagena, a major port in the north of Colombia, shortly before it was due to leave for the Italian port of Genoa, The T
The studio behind children's TV phenomenon Peppa Pig is suing a Vietnamese rival over its cartoon about a childlike wolf. Vietnamese-owned Sconnect's Wolfoo cartoon, which has become a massive YouTube hit, has drawn some comparisons to Peppa Pig in terms of its format and characters.
Cult classic film Fight Club has been rewritten in China to give it a more censor-friendly ending where law enforcement ultimately wins the day. The original version of the 1999 film, starring Brad Pitt and Edward Norton, ends with the protagonist failing to foil an anti-consumerist plot to blow up
Hundreds of holidaymakers experienced an unexpected end to their trip after their cruise ship changed course to avoid seizure by US authorities. The Crystal Symphony was bound for Miami, Florida but docked at Bimini in the Bahamas after a US judge said the luxury liner could be seized in a dispute o
Loyal fans of Hollywood star Ana de Armas are suing a film studio for $5 million after renting a film in the mistaken belief that she was in it alongside actress Lily James. Ms de Armas – who shot to fame with her appearance in Blade Runner 2049, Knives Out and No Time to Die – appeared
Women have been banned from the front seats of trucks in Uganda after being branded a road hazard. Ugandan authorities have claimed male truck drivers are liable to be distracted by women wearing revealing clothing in their driver's cabin, Kenya's The Star reports.
Happy couples have been banned from laughing at their weddings by authorities in the south of Russia. A new decree in the Rostov region dictates that there should be no laughter, loud conversations or exclamations during civil marriage ceremonies.
Hundreds of thousands of boxes of Kellogg's cereals have been seized by Mexican authorities for being too appealing to children. A new law in Mexico forbids the marketing of sugary foods directly to children, for example with cartoon drawings and mascots, ABC News reports.