A reader has returned a library book 52 years after it was borrowed, enclosing a £100 cheque to cover the fine.
Washington has become the first US state to allow human bodies to be turned into compost, rather than being buried or cremated.
A plump hedgehog who got stuck in a gate in Austria had to be cut free by firefighters using heavy-duty equipment.
Graduating college students in Atlanta were left stunned when a billionaire technology investor told them he would wipe out their $40m (£31.4m) debts.
First a 'Ross from Friends' lookalike was snapped carrying beers after allegedly stealing a wallet in Blackpool, now a Woody Harrleson lookalike in New York has been pictured also making off with beer.
A 16ft talking robot of Donald Trump sitting on a gold toilet is being shipped to the UK ahead of protests against the US president's state visit.