Restaurant chain loses £145m after dead rat found in soup

A Chinese restaurant chain lost around £145m in market value after a pregnant woman found a dead rat in her soup. ...

Funeral firm defends its banned adverts

A funeral price comparison site has said it is breaking the "taboo" around death after its "edgy" adverts were banned by Transport for London. ...

Oz PM puts hands up over explicit song use

Australia's prime minister has apologised for posting a video on social media featuring a hip-hop song which has explicit and sexually charged lyrics. ...

Macron-mania: £300k of presidential memorabilia sold in days

He may be slipping in the opinion polls, but Emmanuel Macron is still riding high with one important constituency - online shoppers. ...

Shark disguised as baby stolen from aquarium

Three thieves stole a shark from a Texas aquarium by removing it from a tank and disguising it as a baby in a pushchair. ...

Police officer catches suspect on his own bike

A fleeing suspect unwittingly gave police a helping hand by abandoning his bike - only for a quick-thinking officer to give chase on it...

Egypt’s most famous pyramid has a mystery power

The Great Pyramid of Giza can collect and concentrate electromagnetic energy in its chambers and at its base, scientists have discovered. ...

New Jersey could have an official life-saving microbe

New Jersey could become the second US state to have an official microbe and it has a life-saving history. ...

Students ‘binged on pizzas to avoid military service’

Twelve music students at a college in Seoul binged on pizza and hamburgers five times a day to deliberately gain weight and avoid military...

Van driver sacked for deliberately soaking pedestrians

A van driver who drenched pedestrians by driving through large puddles has been sacked after a video of his antics appeared online. ...

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