LONDON - British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Monday security would be reviewed, but no harm had been done, after an apparently drunk hoaxer claiming to be the director of Britain's eavesdropping agency was put though to his mobile phone.
Sun, Jan 25 2015
DALLAS - A lock of slain U.S. President Abraham Lincoln's hair and items connected to his assassin were top sellers on Saturday at an auction that fetched $803,889 in the sale of a top private collection of Lincoln memorabilia.
Thu, Jan 22 2015
ANKARA - Police acting on tip-offs from local residents arrested two men dressed in burqas in southeastern Turkey on Thursday, only to discover the pair were sneaking off for a clandestine tryst with their girlfriends.
BERLIN - A German court ruled in favour of mens' right to pee standing up on Thursday, after a landlord tried to retain part of a tenant's 3,000 euro (2,298 pounds) deposit for allegedly damaging the marble floor of a toilet by sprinkling it with urine.
SINGAPORE - Singapore has fined a smoker S$19,800 (9,899 pounds) for throwing cigarette butts out of his flat window, the National Environment Agency said, the highest ever such fine.
JERUSALEM - An Israeli man was arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of hacking into the computers of singers including pop star Madonna and selling their songs online, according to Israeli and U.S. law enforcement sources. | Video
Wed, Jan 21 2015
CARACAS - There's a booming new profession in Venezuela: standing in line. | Video
VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis on Wednesday sought to clarify his remark that Catholics should not breed "like rabbits," saying economic injustice - not large families - was the real cause of poverty.
Tue, Jan 20 2015
- Sandefjord will occasionally wear a camouflage-patterned kit they say will show their fighting spirit when the club return to the Norwegian top-flight this year for the first time since 2010.
MOSCOW - Two performance artists were arrested after pouring holy water on the Red Square tomb of Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin and shouting "Rise and be gone!", Russian media reported.