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Hospital stormed to free suspect

About 20 people stormed a hospital in southern Spain and freed a suspected drug trafficker who had been injured in a motorcycle crash as he tried to escape arrest, officials said Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/8 18:43:17

Passengers at Siberia airport left freezing to await Putin

Passengers were left stranded Wednesday in freezing temperatures on a Russian plane with its doors left open at a Siberian airport where President Vladimir Putin was due to land.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/8 18:43:16

Colombia protests Escobar restaurant in Singapore

Colombia has lodged an angry complaint with Singapore over a restaurant in the city-state named after drug kingpin Pablo Escobar.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/7 19:58:39

Sweet and sour victory: Guy eats 117 lemons in one sitting for cash prize

A worker in Yunnan Province proved he was no sucker after he downed 117 lemons to win a company contest on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/7 19:53:40

Liquor brand's perfume smells of marketing push

A liquor company in China has been selling perfume in what industry experts say is a bid to sniff out a new, younger market online.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/7 19:53:40

Rogue robot upstages Turkey minister

Being interrupted by impatient audience members is a headache - but part of the job - for most politicians.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/7 19:53:40

Man sneaks behind counter, steals over 6k yuan in lottery tickets

A Beijing man won himself a pair of handcuffs after he printed out thousands of yuan in lottery tickets while an outlet clerk wasn't looking, media reported Monday
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/6 18:38:40

French rapper sentenced for blocking motorway

French rap star Sofiane received a four-month suspended jail sentence on Monday for blocking a motorway near Paris last year to film the video for his hit song "Toka."
Source: AFP | 2018/2/6 18:38:40

Ice instruments ring out coolest music in Norway

Inside a giant igloo in a snowy Norwegian village, the sound of a horn rings out, warming the mood of a freezing audience, huddled together in -24 C.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/6 18:38:39

Takeout delivery with a side of text

A woman traveling by train received both a meal and a message that she had forgotten her phone thanks to her son and China's new railway delivery service.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/6 18:38:39

Police arrest 8 men passed-out drunk in streets after wild barbecue bash

A beer-fueled barbecue party that spilled into the streets of Hangzhou resulted in the arrest of eight people for public intoxication, police said.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/6 18:33:40

81-year-old woman graduates from college

Xue Minxiu is living proof that it's never too late to learn.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/5 18:58:40

Dutch moo-ved to save escaping cow

Fame and fortune have smiled on Hermien the Dutch cow, who escaped as she was being sent to slaughter, and has become a social network star after a month on the hoof.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/5 18:58:39

Bedraggled wallaby plucked from Sydney harbor by passing ferry

A swimming wallaby has been plucked from Sydney harbor by a passing ferry after the spooked animal was apparently chased out of its bushland home by a dog.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/5 18:53:40

Raw sewage used to put out fire in China

Quick-thinking firefighters in Southwest China's Sichuan Province managed to put out a remote house fire despite an area water shortage by using raw sewage from a nearby cesspool.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/5 18:53:40

Man stuck in toilet trying to retrieve iPhone 8

A man who tried his hand at fishing out his phone from a toilet while drunk had to be freed by firefighters after his arm got stuck.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/5 18:53:40

Groundhog forecasts longer winter

Bundle up America, the world's furriest weather forecaster says six more weeks of winter are in store.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/4 18:48:40

Plastic buckets better than luggage, say workers

Migrant workers in Chengdu caught attention on social media for their practical choice of travel accessory - buckets.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/4 18:48:40