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Weibo fashion celeb accused of assaulting pregnant woman

A Chinese internet celeb and her mother may face charges for allegedly assaulting a pregnant woman in a dispute over her pet dog.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/10 17:08:40

SA's Soweto celebrates street snack

South Africa's kota is a tasty, inexpensive and uniquely homegrown street sandwich created out of the bitterness of apartheid and which still has a special place in the hearts of many.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/10 17:08:40

Thieves turn themselves in for 'stealing too much'

Two thieves gave themselves up to police last Wednesday out of fear they had stolen more than they could handle.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/10 17:08:40

New York City subway station buried by 9/11 opens again

Just days before the anniversary of the September 11 attacks, trains are once again running through a New York City subway station buried when the Twin Towers fell 17 years ago.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/10 17:08:39

Chinese university makes Wi-Fi seekers solve equation for password

Sometimes getting on Wi-Fi can be a problem. But for students at an East China university, it literally is.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/9 19:03:39

China zoo still searching for two rare cranes on the loose

Two nationally protected cranes have escaped from a Southwest China zoo, and employees are still trying to lure them back.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/9 17:53:40

Two fired for making teens eat kitchen slop

Every year, the mandatory military training at schools and universities across China leaves a bad taste in student's mouths - but none more than high school freshmen in Shaanxi Province who during which were forced to eat from a cafeteria slop bucket.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/9 17:53:40

Family hide as London Tube train passes over them

A mother and her child who fell onto the track on the London Underground narrowly avoided being hit by a train by hiding in a pit beneath the rails, police said Saturday.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/9 17:53:39

Roman gold coins discovered in Italian theater

Hundreds of ancient Roman gold coins have been discovered on the site of an old theater in Como in northern Italy, the Ministry of Culture said.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/9 17:48:39

Staff forced to eat worms, drink urine, says worker

Video of a salesman being drenched with water in front of co-workers for his poor performance evaluation is making the rounds on Chinese social media.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/6 18:38:42

Fender-bender dispute settled with virtual dice

Two drivers in Chengdu, Southwest China's Sichuan Province successfully settled a minor traffic dispute with a quick game of virtual dice over WeChat.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/6 18:38:40

Lovelorn burglar 'steals' marriage

Gao Suo (pseudonym) was recently arrested for a string of break-ins in Shijiazhuang, Hebei Province. In addition to 30,000 yuan ($4,389) in cash, Gao was found with two stolen marriage licenses - that instead contained photos of him and his girlfriend.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/6 18:33:43

For sale: Australian pub in the middle of nowhere

One of Australia's most well-known pubs, located in the country's remote outback thousands of miles from major cities, is on the market.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/6 18:33:42

French bus driver fined for making kids do Breathalyzer

A French court has fined a former school bus driver for asking his passengers to take a Breathalyzer test in his place, it emerged Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/6 18:33:41

You'll be a butterfly soon

Pictured is a butterfly larva in Chengdu, Southwest China's Sichuan Province on Tuesday. According to reports, the image is the “world's first” showing butterfly larva arched in a “snake-like position.” Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/9/5 18:43:43

Making serious dough

Sun Chuandong of Lianyungang, East China's Jiangsu Province holds a sculpture of a bouquet he made from dough on Tuesday. Sun said he stopped working construction five years ago to concentrate on dough sculpture. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/9/5 18:43:41

Years later, man finds cash savings rotted away in leaky cupboard

A Southwest China man who kept 100,000 yuan ($14,600) in a cupboard for years found the cash had turned into bricks of moldy mush.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/5 17:13:41

Drives convertible, holds umbrella

A South China driver who was caught on video driving a convertible in the rain while holding an umbrella was also caught by police.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/5 17:13:40