Curry-hungry brits in the south of France have hatched a scheme to charter a flight from Portsmouth - all so they can get their favourite curry house to deliver.
Eleven convicts were caught on film prising open their bars and breaking out of a jail in Brazil's crisis-hit prison system.
Footage has emerged from China of a strict father forcing a group of children to strip to their bare chests and undergo a series of exhausting exercises.
Committee to Protect Journalists gives US President top prize for 'overall achievement in undermining global press freedom'.
New Zealand has released its list of declined baby names for 2017. "Justyce-Krimson", "X" and "Saint" are among the names that were deemed unsuitable for newborns.
Kosher store in Paris suburb Créteil was destroyed by fire in a suspected arson attack on the third anniversary of a terror attack by an Isis gunman against a kosher supermarket.
A video shows what happens when alligators get stuck in frozen water because of icy weather conditions. The reptiles are able to breathe by keeping their nostrils in the air
Arizona Police detain Alberto Saavedra Lopez after evading arrest for more than a year when he applied for dispatch job.
Men who robbed a house 22 miles north of Durban in South Africa have made off with cash and four mobile phones. Victims were tied up and locked in a bedroom while the thieves tore a safe from the wall.
A man has fallen to his death while trying to take the perfect holiday photo at a Turkish landmark, Urfa Castle.
Abu Omer – known as "White Beard" thanks to his impressive facial hair – was arrested in Mosul at the beginning of the year
Emir was one of six children killed by Syrian and Russian air strikes on Eastern Ghouta on Monday. Since 29 December, 126 people, including 29 children, have lost their lives.
A man grabbed Madeline Anello-Kitzmiller's breast at a festival in New Zealand. The 20-year-old now plans to hold a protest against sexual harassment and assault.
Ivanka Trump slammed on Twitter for praising Oprah's 'empowering' Golden Globes speech and encouraging others to join Time's Up after Donald Trump accused of sexual harassment.
Speculation has swirled for decades that everyone from North Korean footballers to coaches are punished for not dominating international sporting championships.