A French Porsche driver was caught on a speed camera doing 249 kilometers per hour (154 mph) on a country road with a limit of 90 kph, police said Sunday.
The driver, a repeat speeding offender aged around 40, lost his licence over his breakneck spin Saturday about 40 kilometres south of the central city of Tours.Full Story
A New Zealand woman told Monday how she survived lost in rugged wilderness by drinking her own breast milk and burying herself in dirt.
Susan O'Brien was taking part in a grueling 20 kilometer (12.5 mile) run in forest south of Wellington on Sunday when she took a wrong turn and became disorientated.Full Story
A Canadian woman gave birth aboard a plane to Tokyo after going into labor over the Pacific Ocean, a spokesman for Air Canada said Monday, an event the baby's father described as "completely unexpected".
The 23-year-old woman delivered a baby girl mid-air with the help of a doctor who volunteered after crew asked passengers for medical help.Full Story
An Arkansas veterinarian has kept a dog from going out with a bang after the animal ate 23 live rifle rounds.
Benno, the 4-year-old Belgian Malinois, had surgery last week to remove the .308 caliber ammunition from his stomach, The Baxter Bulletin (http://bit.ly/1QoyXHL ) reported.Full Story
An Indiana teenager who took his 93-year-old great-grandmother to his junior prom says he had a great time, even though her early bedtime nearly cut the night short.
Drew Holm says his classmates thought it "was pretty cool" that he asked Kathryn Keith to last Friday's Crothersville High School junior prom.Full Story
More than six thousand employees of Chinese group Tiens, enjoying a holiday in France at the company's expense, on Friday rounded off their trip by setting a new world record.
The members of one of the biggest Chinese groups ever to come to Europe arranged themselves on the Promenade des Anglais in the southern resort town of Nice to spell out the phrase "Tiens' dream is Nice in the Cote d'Azur".Full Story
Votes for the dead and voting with a penis drawing -- here are some quirky facts from the 2015 British general election:
A western Michigan couple with 12 sons are waiting to find out whether baby No. 13 keeps the streak going.
Jay and Kateri Schwandt's baby is due Saturday, the day before Mother's Day. They're sticking to their tradition of not finding out in advance whether they're having a boy or girl.Full Story
Election officials in Britain have warned voters not to share pictures taken of themselves in polling booths as they cast ballots on Thursday, warning that a "selfie" could land them in jail.
The Electoral Commission has said that while it is not illegal to take a selfie, sharing an image that showed -- accidentally or not -- how someone had voted would infringe rules on voting secrecy and could lead to a six-month prison sentence.Full Story
Confectionery-maker Cadbury said Friday it has created a new taste sensation by combining its well-loved milk chocolate with an unusual flavor -- Australia's famous, sharply-savoury spread Vegemite.
Cadbury Australia said the new product was "surprisingly delicious" and one of four new flavor combinations to hit the shelves in coming weeks -- along with pretzel and peanut, salted caramel, and golden toffee.Full Story