Some 180,000 Australian workers may call in sick on Friday to get a four-day weekend, costing the economy millions of dollars, a local business group has warned.
Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday accepted a handmade wood carving from an Iranian refugee, two weeks after the thank-you gift triggered a police raid at a German postal centre.
A second woman within a week has been bitten by a wild snake at a zoo in the Australian state of Queensland.
A pair of tourists were fined 250 euros (263 dollars) on Friday after being caught having sex on the Freedom Monument in Riga, Latvia.
British vegans have petitioned the Bank of England to remove tallow from its banknotes after the bank admitted its new plastic 5-pound (6.2-dollar) notes contain traces of the animal fat.
A Russian man was caught smuggling 450,000 dollars' worth of diamonds into Belarus, claiming the rocks were gravel for a fish tank, Belarusian authorities said Friday.
A life-size street art sculpture depicting a fully naked Donald Trump has sold at auction for approximately 22,000 dollars.
A German prosecutor tapped for a cabinet position in an east German state is out of the running after "liking" the Facebook page of the right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD), a fellow member of...
A 75-year-old rock climber was left hanging upside down by a rope over a nearly 200-metre drop after a fall in Austria's Tirol region, local police reported Sunday.
A man who was allegedly held in his parents' home in southern Germany for nearly 30 years has been released and is receiving treatment in hospital, a local official said Wednesday.
Austrian airport officials made the "strangest find of the past year" after discovering a man's intestines being taken through customs by a female passenger.
Chancellor Angela Merkel might have faced tough criticism over her handling of Germany's refugee crisis but her conservative Christian Democrats have gained at least...
A group of late night Pokemon Go players searching for virtual monsters on their smart phones instead became part of a real life crime drama capturing an alleged thief and holding him until police...
Domino's Pizza on Thursday said it would trial the use of drones to deliver pizzas in New Zealand in what it said was a world first.
Naked statues of Donald Trump in cities across the US are arousing heated reactions from onlookers, many of them snapping selfies with the likeness of the Republican presidential nominee who in...