Waiters at a cheap and cheerful restaurant in central France have been worked off their feet since the eatery earned a coveted Michelin star... by mistake, Le Parisien reported Friday.
New versions of Monopoly will no longer give players the option of using a tiny silver-colored thimble as their pawn on the board, after fans voted to drop the piece that had featured in the game since its introduction in 1935.
What started as a trip to pay off traffic tickets turned into a comedy of errors for one absent-minded man who visited a police station in Shijiazhuang, Hebei Province.
A suspected drug dealer who lost a bag full of heroin and bundles of cash was arrested in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province after he asked police about his missing bag.
Moviegoers in China apparently aren't the only ones doing the watching in theaters.
A Russian TV commentator rushed to the rescue to sing the right national anthem when organizers played the wrong tune during a medals ceremony at the world biathlon championships on Saturday.
A collective of associations aimed at preserving the French language will legally challenge the Paris 2024 Olympic bid slogan for using "the language of Donald Trump", their lawyer said on Friday.
A good Samaritan in Chongqing alerted police after he found a total 9,300 yuan ($1,354) left in an ATM at his local bank.
A middle school teacher in Chengdu, Sichuan Province is being investigated by local education authorities for collecting cash deposits from students that she planned to dock if they got bad grades.
Some things you’d expect to find on a farm. A 17th century document in a near-dead language is not one of them.
Cobi, a giant panda named after the mascot of the 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games, died this month at the age of 25 at a zoo in Chengdu, capital of southwest China's Sichuan Province.
Half a million Indians have set a new world record by performing a mass rendition of their national anthem, as patriotic sentiment rises under a nationalist government.
Fans of American football team the Atlanta Falcons no doubt were calling Tom Brady all sorts of names after this month's Super Bowl, and now the city has a cockroach named after the New England quarterback.
A father in Hangzhou wants to be best buds with his son so much that he paid for a full page in a local newspaper to declare their new relationship.
Police in Northwest China’s Shaanxi Province are investigating an horrendous assault against a primary school student after his principal stabbed him in the face 17 times with a pen.
The Smithsonian's National Zoo on Wednesday kicked off a series of public events as it prepared to send off Giant Panda Bao Bao back to China.
An Australian dog that gained international fame by guarding a colony of penguins has died at age 15.
A junior high school in Sichuan Province set off heavy debate Tuesday after it forced select students to step on scales to see whether they put on weight over Spring Festival.