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Night at the museum: Australian police arrest German student over break-in - 18 May 2020 at 8:35am - Australian police on Monday charged a German student with breaking into a Sydney museum as security footage showed him allegedly taking selfies next to dinosaur exhibits.

Clawing back normality: Bangkok cat cafe reopens after virus shutdown - 8 May 2020 at 5:20am - As Thailand's capital cautiously reopens many restaurants shuttered over coronavirus fears, the feline "employees" of the Caturday Cafe are back at work.

Five-year-old stopped on U.S. highway wanted to buy Lamborghini, police say - 6 May 2020 at 5:51am - A trooper stopping a car with a suspected "impaired driver" on a U.S. highway on Monday was bemused to find a 5-year-old in the driver's seat, the Utah Highway Patrol tweeted.

Thailand's pet groomer reopens as new coronavirus cases slow - 5 May 2020 at 7:36am - Chewy and Miley, both two-year-old Schnauzer dogs, are getting their hair cut at a groomer in Bangkok for the first time since the new coronavirus outbreak began in Thailand in January.

'Darth Vader' enforces lockdown in Philippine village - 4 May 2020 at 9:02am - Dressed as "Star Wars" characters, local officials in the Philippines are out and about to enforce strict quarantine measures while also handing out relief packages.

President queries Tanzania coronavirus kits after goat test - 4 May 2020 at 7:21am - Coronavirus test kits used in Tanzania were dismissed as faulty by President John Magufuli on Sunday, because he said they had returned positive results on samples taken from a goat and a pawpaw.

Superheroes, from near and far, join Indonesia's coronavirus battle - 4 May 2020 at 1:58am - Volunteers clad as Superman and Spider-Man sprayed disinfectant against the coronavirus on Indonesia's island of Java, flanking a colleague wearing the winged helmet of local superhero Gatotkaca who shouted, "Wear masks, wash hands and stay alert."

Do your bit for farmers and eat more fries, Belgians urged - 30 Apr 2020 at 5:14am - With potato farmers and processors struggling, Belgians are being urged to eat more fries to offset a slump in demand during the coronavirus pandemic.

Sex toy sales take off amid Colombia's coronavirus quarantine - 14 Apr 2020 at 3:02pm - Gerson Monje holds up his cellphone to proudly show off his online sex shop. A red banner reading "sold out!" is plastered across half of the products.

Novelty toilet roll cakes keep Finnish baker in business - 8 Apr 2020 at 11:55am - A quick-thinking Helsinki bakery has saved itself from financial ruin due to the new coronavirus pandemic by creating a cake that looks like a toilet roll.

Eat it: Hanoi chef spreads joy with 'Coronaburger' - 26 Mar 2020 at 1:04pm - You've got to eat it, to beat it: That's the philosophy of one Hanoi chef who is attempting to boost morale in the Vietnamese capital by selling green, coronavirus-themed burgers.

Who let the dogs out? A few Spaniards defy coronavirus lockdown - 25 Mar 2020 at 3:35pm - Under partial lockdown due to the spiraling coronavirus pandemic, Spaniards are allowed to leave home only for essential outings, walking a dog being one of them.

British vicar catches fire waiting for God's answer - 25 Mar 2020 at 1:07am - A British vicar got more than he expected from his first attempt at an online sermon when he leaned too close to a candle on a cross and his sweater caught fire.

Bought enough toilet paper? Check this online calculator - 23 Mar 2020 at 8:35am - Worried about whether you have enough toilet paper for the coronavirus lockdown? A German website can tell you how long your supply will last.

Cats, PJs, alien eyes unwelcome as work video calling boom prompts new etiquette - 19 Mar 2020 at 4:58pm - (This March 17 story corrects stock symbol of Zoom to ZM.O, not ZOOM.PK in the last paragraph)

Hedge fund manager apologizes for wiping saliva on Hong Kong metro rail - 19 Mar 2020 at 12:28am - A hedge fund manager in Hong Kong has publicly apologised after a parody video of him licking his finger and wiping it on a hand rail in a metro car went viral, sparking anger in the city which is grappling to contain an outbreak of the new coronavirus.

Somalis turn to Dr Hyena to fight depression, mental illness - 2 Mar 2020 at 2:02pm - The growls from the caged hyena reverberate through the room as Mohamed Sheikh Yakub slumps silently in a chair nearby, hoping the animal will frighten away the evil spirits he says have troubled him since his divorce.

Waiter, there's a fly in my waffle: Belgian researchers try out insect butter - 28 Feb 2020 at 1:35pm - Belgian waffles may be about to become more environmentally friendly.

Biting passengers on flight is no reason for cash compensation delay: EU cour... - 27 Feb 2020 at 6:09am - Air travelers cannot receive cash compensation if their flight is delayed by a passenger biting others and assaulting crew members, an adviser at the Court of Justice of the European Union said on Thursday.

Daredevil 'Mad Mike' Hughes dies in crash of his homemade rocket in California - 23 Feb 2020 at 6:14pm - "Mad Mike" Hughes, a self-styled explorer and daredevil bent on proving that the earth is flat was killed over the weekend when his homemade rocket crashed in the California desert over the weekend.