A driver died in northern India when he asked passengers to give his bus a hefty shove after it stalled. They pushed it into a ravine.
A bridegroom's testicle was bitten off in a brawl with a woman at a party, but the man was so drunk he didn't notice. A ploiceman called to the fight said: "You won't believe what I've just found on the carpet. If that's what I think it is he's in trouble."
A man who had been buried in a shallow grave in Khazakhstan after apparently dying while trying to steal live power cables regained consciousness after 48 hours and walked back to his village to find his friends and family at his funeral feast.
An Indian who has not cut his left-hand fingernails for 45 years is auctioning them and hope to raise £16,000. They are 19.7 feet long.
A woman from Auckland, New Zealand, who became blind after a brain tumour has regained her sight by banging her head. She struck it on a table as she bent down to say goodnight to her guide dog.
A psychic who tried to prove her gift by driving a car blindfold in Perth, Australia, hit a lamppost and died.
A bar of cranberry-flavoured white chocolate marketed with the slogan 'Stuff Christmas' has been condemned by Church of England officials as "a real turkey".
Doctors in Lebanon operated on a man to remove 39 knives, forks, spoons and lighters which he had swallowed over a year.
The surfaces of 22 of the 28 wash basins in the German parliament building in Berlin were found to have traces of cocaine.
An American tourist dining in a restaurant in Co. Cork, Ireland, paid £540 for all of the 40 live lobsters in a tank waiting to be cooked and released them into the sea.
The Olympic Games organisers have had to rush through an order for an extra 20,000 condoms after 30,000 of the 50,000 available free in the Olympic Village were taken by competitiors
A former MP in Cairo has been arrested as he tried to buy 2,000 ballot papers so he could fill in his own name.
One in 10 women using the internet at work has made love to a man they first met online
A Thai farmer has decided to beat rising labour costs by
training monkeys to pick his fruit.
A prostitute in Denmark was allowed to reclaim thecost of her breast implants - about £2100 - as a tax allowance. The surgery was deemed to constitute a legitimate business improvement.
A drive-through strip club has opened in Pennsylvania for commuters on their way home.
Patrick Lawrence was arrested for attempting to make love to a pumpkin. Asked by police why he was molesting a pumpkin he replied: "Pumpkin? Damn, is it midnight already?"
When the Swaziland Stock Exchange opened last week, no shares were traded for the first two days
A policeman knocked himself out while searching a clothes shop in the Wirral, Merseyside. He rugby-tackled what he thought was an intruder and hit a long mirror head-first.
A street in Palermo, Italy, was closed after obese mice started raining down and hitting tourists. An elderly woman who lived in a top flat had been feeding them and many had lost their ability to scale drainpipes.
A plumber shot dead his friend after accusing him of cheating at petanque in the village of Vif, in the French Alps. The local policeman said "We take petanque very seriously, but to kill a man is not sporting."
Taliban police in Afghanistan arrested a Pakistani football team for wearing shorts in a match. They were punished by having their heads shaved.
A man crossing from Ukraine into Slovakia with someone else's passport was arrested when one of the artificial ears that he had glued on dropped off.
After complaining of discrimination, a one-armed woodchopper in Brisbane was allowed to compete in an axe-wielding competition.
A renowned hunter who earned his fame by expertly imitating wolf cries to lure other wolves for hunting was shot dead in Greece by fellow hunters who mistook him for the real thing
A social worker attached to several offices in the south of France was sacked after it was discovered that he had not done any work for years. Every morning he would tell each office that he was working in one of the others.
The arrest of a grocer accused of flirting with a judge's wife started riots in the Iranian town of Qir. The local paper said that the man was cross-eyed, which gave the false impression that he was leering.