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Australia to kill US racing pigeon which survived 8,000-mile trip across Pacific
A racing pigeon that survived an 8,000-mile (13,000km) journey across the Pacific Ocean from the US to Australia, is to be put to death over fears it may be carrying disease.
Brexit: Driver's 'illegal' ham sandwiches seized at Dutch border under EU rules
A driver travelling from the UK had his ham sandwiches confiscated by Dutch border guards, who said they were now prohibited under post-Brexit rules.
Naked fugitive rescued from tree by fishermen
Two fishermen have rescued a naked fugitive who they found sitting on a tree branch in Australian crocodile habitat.
Policeman pays for family's Christmas dinner instead of charging them for shoplifting
A US police officer called to charge two women for shoplifting instead paid for them to have Christmas dinner with their children.
Long COVID symptoms may include parosmia as people report 'disgusting' smells of fish, burning and sulphur
People suffering from long COVID are reporting a strong smell of fish, sulphur and a sweet sickly odour, as further symptoms of the virus emerge.