Bizarre

12 May 2020

Bull causes power cut by itching bottom

A bull with an itchy bottom cut off power to 800 homes whilst trying to scratch his backside. Ron knocked a transformer off an electricity pole, leaving three villages in South ...

12 May 2020

Facebook asks for dog's driving licence

A woman was told to show a driving licence for a dog to prove she owns his Facebook account. Emily Doucet set up the social media profile for her pet back ...

12 May 2020

Amazon selling blank jigsaw

Amazon is selling a 'pure white hell' jigsaw. The puzzle consists of 1,000 pieces - and is made even harder by virtue of the fact that all of the pieces are ...

11 May 2020

Harry Potter books found in a skip will make thousands at auction

Three first-edition 'Harry Potter' books found in a skip are expected to sell for thousands at auction. Two paperback versions of J.K. Rowling's 'Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone' are going ...

11 May 2020

Suspect blows cover by farting

A fugitive gave away his hiding place to police when he farted. The suspect had hid from the law in bushes in Harworth, Nottinghamshire - but he blew his cover when ...

11 May 2020

Dorset's knob-eating contest held online for first time

Dorset's annual knob-eating contest has been held online for the first time. The event - which sees competitors trying to gobble the most of the county's traditional biscuits - usually draws ...

11 May 2020

Surfer survives shark attack with punches

A surfer survived a shark attack by punching it twice. Dylan Nacass struck the creature twice when it attacked him as he surfed in Australia. The 23-year-old, who hails from France, escaped ...

11 May 2020

5 bizarre cravings that will blow your mind

Many women experience strong cravings during pregnancy. And whether you’re pregnant or not, sometimes all you want is to eat peanut butter straight from the jar with a spoon, right? ...

11 May 2020

WTF is a ketchup cake?

If you are wondering what this strange cake might taste like, the recipe is available on some Canadian Heinz bottles. The recipe from Kraft Canada is known as Great Canadian HEINZ ...

10 May 2020

Suffering With Social Distancing Rage? You’Re Not Alone

Social distancing is not easy – and that's putting it mildly. Keeping two metres apart from other people when you're out and about can be difficult to judge, but it's ...

7 May 2020

Cemetery worker buried alive

A cemetery worker was left buried alive after a grave collapsed on him. The unnamed 59-year-old man was working at a New Jersey cemetery when the sides of the 8-foot-deep grave ...

7 May 2020

Hairdresser jailed for refusing to close salon

A hairdresser has been jailed for keeping her salon open during the coronavirus lockdown. Shelly Luther, who owns a salon in Dallas, Texas, defied the law by keeping it open but ...

7 May 2020

Clap for Carers causes rise in injuries

The weekly clap for NHS workers has resulted in a rise in injuries. A leading medic has asked well-wishers to take care of themselves during the applause as they don't want ...

7 May 2020

Goat tests positive for coronavirus in Tanzania

A goat has tested positive for coronavirus in Tanzania, leading the President to claim that the testing kits are faulty. President John Magufuli revealed that samples taken from a goat ...

7 May 2020

Politicians want new law for coronavirus tracing app

A number of British politicians are calling for new legislation before the government's contact tracing app is introduced. The upcoming service - which will be rolled out as part of the ...

6 May 2020

Man discovers 120-year-old tunnel below his house

A ''bored'' man discovered a 120-year-old tunnel underneath his house. Jake Brown was doing some work on his new home when he realised one of the walls had a different texture. After ...

6 May 2020

Mask Fashion Week held in Lithuania

Lithuania is holding a 'Mask Fashion Week' amid the coronavirus pandemic. The capital city, Vilnius, has billboards showing men, women and children wearing the protective face coverings as part of the ...

6 May 2020

Sheep moved onto rugby pitch

A flock of sheep have been moved onto a rugby pitch in Wales, with sport on hold due to the coronavirus crisis. Brecon Rugby Club have rented their playing field to ...

6 May 2020

Officials wear Star Wars costumes to maintain lockdown rules

Officials in the Philippines are enforcing the coronavirus lockdown dressed as 'Star Wars' characters. The Darth Vader and Stormtroopers costumes - made from rubber mats and old plastic - have been ...

6 May 2020

Designer Behind the Masked Singer Costumes Helping Make Ppe for Health Workers

The costume designer behind the disguises on ITV's The Masked Singer has turned his talents to making personal protective equipment (PPE) for NHS workers on the front line. Tim Simpson, ...

6 May 2020

Bikers fined for fish and chips trip

A pair of bikers have been fined for breaching lockdown rules after going on a 200-mile round trip to buy fish and chips. The duo had travelled from Rochdale in Greater ...

6 May 2020

German nightclub holds car park rave

A German nightclub has got around coronavirus restrictions by holding a rave in its car park. Club Index, in the town of Schuttorf, hosted a drive-in rave where 250 cars were ...

6 May 2020

'Murder hornets' found in the US

'Murder hornets' have been spotted in the United States for the first time ever. The creatures, which can grow up to two inches long, get their name for their brutal methods ...

6 May 2020

Five-year-old boy pulled over by police for driving family car

A five-year-old boy driving a car was pulled over by police as he was on his way to buy a Lamborghini. An unnamed Utah officer pulled the vehicle over and expected ...