A man who says he was encouraged to try homosexuality by an iPhone app has launched a lawsuit against Apple for "moral suffering" because he ended up with a boyfriend. The plaintiff said he received an anonymous payment of 69 "GayCoins" on a cryptocurrency payment app, accompanied with a message alo
An auction selling off 25 supercars from the son of Equatorial Guinea’s president has accumulated €21.6 million. Swiss prosecutors seized the cars in 2016 when they initiated a corruption investigation against Obiang, likely heir of President Teodoro Obiang Nguema, who has ruled in Equato
A well-respected chef arrested on suspicion of possessing cannabis has told police he was simply looking for "new flavours". Police say they found two cannabis plants, around two metres tall, at his home, as well as half a kilogram of Indian hemp.
A prison has been forced to change over 3,000 locks after a locksmith was arrested amid suspicion he was selling duplicate keys to prisoners. Prison authorities called police after becoming concerned that some of the 1,400 inmates at HMP Wandsworth in south-west London had obtained keys to their cel
A woman has been fined for trespass after she bit the testicles of an irate camel which sat on her when she entered its compound. The unfortunate incident unfolded after Gloria Fraley Lancaster lost control of her dog and chased it into the camel's enclosure.
A chef has launched a lawsuit against the famous Michelin guide after an inspector stripped him of his third star – allegedly because he wrongly assumed his cheese soufflé used cheddar. Marc Veyrat, a celebrity French chef, said the reviewer "insulted our region" after wrongly suggestin
T-shirts bearing a design inspired by the UK Supreme Court president have gone on sale – with a third of profits going to charity. Lady Hale delivered the unanimous judgment of 11 justices yesterday in two major constitutional cases, with the court finding that Prime Minister Boris Johnson had
A couple arrested for allegedly cycling while drunk made matters worse after they started having sex in the back of the police car and then attempted to flee, police have said. Aaron Seth Thomas, 31, ran naked from the vehicle after an officer intervened to stop the alleged backseat romance.
A teenage girl has been arrested after allegedly spending money stolen from her parents to hire someone to kill them. Florida girl Alyssa Michelle Hatcher, 17, allegedly stole around $1,500 from her parents' bank account and spent $1,300 on two separate plots to have them killed.
A Crown Court case collapsed after a woman accidentally joined the jury, The Telegraph reports. Judge Jonathan Seely at Chelmsford Crown Court said he had never seen anything like it in his career.
A drunk man commandeered a milk float after losing all his money at the gambling tables, a court was told. James Cooper, 31, took control of the truck at 5:30am following a night of revelry in which he had 10 pints, The Times reports.
A law that requires newly-nationalized Danes to shake hands with a representative at their citizenship ceremonies ought to be scrapped, critics have said. As part of new rules on citizenship that came into effect this year, participants at such ceremonies must shake hands with the mayor or local off
An Austrian court has ruled that a German tourist who complained about a "photo of a Nazi grandpa hanging in the hall" in a guesthouse had no right to air his grievance on travel websites. The tourist posted the comments online in response to the picture of a Wehrmacht soldier in uniform.
A solid gold toilet worth £4.8 million has been stolen from Blenheim Palace. Two days after the artwork went on display at the Duke of Marlborough's country home, burglars broke into the palace and ripped it from the wall, leaving in their wake “significant damage and flooding”.
Police are looking for thieves who stole bells from grazing cows in the Austrian mountains. "Of course people may wonder why someone would steal a cowbell," Bernhard Gruber, a police spokesman from the Tyrol region, told AFP.