A YouTuber who deliberately crashed a plane in a desperate bid to go viral online has pleaded guilty to obstructing an accident investigation. Trevor Daniel Jacob, 29, filmed himself parachuting from the plane before it crashed into a forested area in California and uploaded it to YouTube under the
Police responding to reports of a man screaming "help" discovered the source of the screaming was actually a goat. Body camera footage shows officers in Oklahoma running towards the source of the screaming only to find the unhappy farm animal.
A man stopped by police while driving a jet ski down an Alabama highway was allowed to continue on his way after they found the vehicle was street-legal. Multiple people called 911 after spotting the bright yellow jet ski with pink stripes making its way down busy Highway 98, local TV station WKRG r
The Italian government is facing calls to crack down on "questionable mozzarella" made abroad and marketed as Italian. A product purporting to be sliced mozzarella, produced in Austria by a Chinese-headquarted company but featuring the Leaning Tower of Pisa on its packaging, has been reported to min
A wanted man was identified and arrested after police officers spotted a tattoo of his name on his neck. Francisco Mahon, 40, was caught after officers in the US city of Boston saw his neck tattoo which clearly reads "Francisco", local TV station WHDH reports.
A motorist arrested in the Netherlands on suspicion of drink driving was allegedly found to have a fake Ukrainian driving license with Boris Johnson's name and photograph. Police in Groningen, in the north of the country, said they arrested a 35-year-old man on Sunday night in the vicinity of an aba
Scottish bakers have responded furiously after the UK government rejected an application for protected status for Dundee cake. The cake, a speciality of the city of Dundee, is said to have been a favourite of Mary Queen of Scots. It is a traditional fruit cake topped with almonds.
Russian police were led on a wild goose chase after reports that a "Ukrainian saboteur pigeon" had been spotted over Moscow. A concerned resident told police that he had seen a pigeon painted in the yellow and blue colours of the Ukrainian flag flying over Moscow clutching a mine.
A university is being sued by more than a dozen graduates who wrongly believed their financial planning course was accredited and would allow them to start their professional careers. The 18 graduates of James Cook University in Queensland, Australia are pursuing a class action against their alma ma
In an effort to rekindle its appeal before the imminent general election, a Conservative Thai political party has lent its support to the legalisation of sex toys. The Democrat party's representative, Ratchada Thanadirek, pointed out that despite the country's laws prohibiting their sale, sex toys a
One of the world's largest tobacco companies is to pay over $600 million to US authorities for selling cigarettes in North Korea in violation of sanctions. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is known to be a heavy smoker and is often pictured smoking at official events. The US has sought for years to l
Popstar Ed Sheeran has appeared in court over accusations he plagiarised Marvin Gaye's soul classic Let’s Get It On in his own song Thinking Out Loud. The plaintiffs in the case are the heirs of musician and producer Ed Townsend, who co-wrote the 1973 hit.
A lamb and £10,000 worth of illegal drugs have been recovered from a car by police in Glasgow. The car was stopped on the M74 motorway on Saturday evening and searched by police with dogs, Police Scotland said.
A town has announced an unusual plan to reduce crime by planting 1,200 trees. Local officials in Alief, a suburb of Houston, Texas, will spend $2 million (around €1.8 million) to plant the trees along 17 miles of road by 2025.
An old lady has been convicted of discrediting the Russian army after she said Ukraine's President Zelenskyy was a “handsome young man with a sense of humour”. Olga Slegina was detained by police in Nalchik, southern Russia, after making a comment to a waitress in a canteen at the sanato