A Russian blogger who shared a bizarre dream involving Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskyy has been fined 30,000 rubles (£386). Ivan Losev, a 26-year-old in Siberia, wrote on Instagram about a dream where he was conscripted and then captured with his comrades by Ukrainian forces led by Zel
A pair of identical twins accused of cheating in a university exam have won a €1.5 million defamation payout after arguing their genetic similarity played a decisive role in their similar answers. Kayla and Kellie Bingham were accused of "academic dishonesty" in 2016 following an eight-hour exa
People in South Korea are set to become a year younger under new legislation scrapping the century-old "Korean age" counting system. Under the Korean age system, a person turns one on the day they are born and grows a year older on the first day of the new year.
A one-year-old puppy managed to make multiple online purchases in the video game Watch Dogs with its owner’s credit card.
A police chief who flashed her badge after being stopped for riding a golf cart on the street has been forced to resign. Mary O'Connor, head of the police force in Tampa, Florida's third-largest city, was the passenger in a golf cart that was pulled over last month for driving on a road without a li
A disgruntled cheese-lover has launched a class action lawsuit against a "mozzarella stick" manufacturer whose products are allegedly made of cheddar. The allegedly misleading products were produced for the TGI Fridays chain of restaurants in the United States, USA Today reports.
A dimwit has been arrested after attempting to shoplift during a "Shop with a Cop" event with dozens of police officers in attendance. Nearly 40 officers were taking part in the charity event where police officers buy gifts for children from marginalised backgrounds.
A mac and cheese manufacturer is being sued for $5 million over claims its "ready in three-and-a-half minutes" label is slightly inaccurate. A new lawsuit alleges that the time advertised on Velveeta's microwaveable mac and cheese doesn't account for the time needed to open the packaging or stir the
South Africa's president has claimed that he hid at least hundreds of thousands of dollars in his sofa because it seemed "the safest place" to store it. The enormous sum of foreign currency was later stolen, and President Cyril Ramaphosa now faces impeachment over the murky circumstances of the thef
A student has been left stunned after receiving two boxes of Weetabix instead of the MacBook he ordered from Amazon.
A worker who was unfairly dismissed for refusing to join his colleagues in the pub after work has won a case against his erstwhile employer. Mr T, not to be confused with he of A-Team fame, was a senior advisor at a firm in Paris.
An ancient gold coin wrongly classified as a fake by specialists has proven the existence of a third century Roman emperor who was written out of history as a fictional character. Specialists at the Brukenthal museum kept the coin locked away in a cupboard thinking it was a fake, but changed their m
Police have claimed that 600kg of cannabis that was supposed to be produced as evidence in a trial went missing because it was eaten by rats. Cops in the city of Mathura in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh told magistrates the drugs had disappeared from two storerooms after they had been seize
A woman who told immigration officials that a box she was carrying contained beer has admitted in court that it actually contained a spider monkey. Savannah Nicole Valdez, 20, was arrested in March attempting to enter the US via Texas.
So much cocaine is being seized at a Belgian port that incinerators simply can't keep up. At least dozens of tonnes of the drug are being stored in customs warehouses at the port of Antwerp because of a lack of incineration capacity, The Brussels Times reports.