A six-year-old girl is "really upset" after a seagull dropped into her garden and made off with her miniature chihuahua in its beak.
A 65-year-old man has admitted making a fake bomb threat in the hope of getting a date with a flight attendant.
The British author of a 50-year-old message in a bottle that washed up on an Australian beach has been found - and is at sea again.
Two peckish penguins were removed twice by police after attempting to nest underneath a sushi shop in New Zealand.
Passengers on a busy commuter train to London were held up on Wednesday morning - all because of someone's hair extensions.
More than one million people who have signed up to raid Area 51 in the hope of seeing evidence of aliens have been warned that the US air force "stands ready to protect America and its assets".
Just days after they lost the Cricket World Cup, New Zealand has suffered a second major blow - this time at the hands of Wales.