Young crocodile, 2 pythons stolen from Australian zoo

A crocodile and two pythons have been stolen from a reptile zoo in Australia's capital city.

Pornography greets commuters at Sweden bus stop

Commuters in a southeast Swedish city were briefly roused from their wintry routines by a public display of pornography at a bus stop outside the central rail station, officials said ...
Source: AFP | 2020/1/20 17:48:40

Canada troops to help Newfoundland dig out after blizzard

The Canadian army will send 150 to 200 soldiers to Newfoundland and Labrador to help the province recover from a blizzard that buried the region under an unusual amount ...
Source: AFP | 2020/1/20 17:43:42

Horse takes a bus ride in Wales

A loose horse found running on a busy main road in the Welsh capital Cardiff was put on a public bus to take it to safety, police said.
Source: AFP | 2020/1/20 17:43:41

Bracing dip

A hearty swimmer dives into a lake in Lianyungang, East China's Jiangsu Province on Sunday where the temperature was only 2 C. Photo: cnsphoto
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/20 17:43:40

Fearless dancer

A visitor in a traditional Chinese dress dances on a glass bridge that is 300 meters long and 188 meters high, in Youxi county, East China's Fujian Province. Photo: cnsphoto
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/20 17:38:41

Educators told to get hip to Chinese youth

A senior Education Department official amused a meeting of thousands of educators when he rattled off the odd names of video games young people play, telling the audience if ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/20 17:38:40

Hats with wigs are new fashion trend for makeovers, hiding bald spot

Hats that come with wigs attached of various lengths and colors have become a new favorite on Chinese e-commerce platforms, helping not only men who are follically challenged but women ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/20 17:33:40

Sky-high chicken prices on French island ruffle local feathers

Long-simmering anger over the high cost of living in French overseas territories resurfaced this week with a tweet about an organic chicken from mainland France which sold for an eye-watering ...
Source: AFP | 2020/1/19 18:43:43

Suspended in a barrel, S.African man set to break 'pole sitting' record

Vernon Kruger has been sitting in a barrel suspended 25 meters above ground for more than two months.
Source: AFP | 2020/1/19 18:43:42

Long journey respite

Wei Chuangao and his dog take a break from their 15-hour ride to his hometown in Wuzhou, South China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region to celebrate Spring Festival with his family. ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/19 18:43:41

Well-balanced students

Primary school students ride monocycles as they perform for hundreds of residents of a 1,600-year-old village in Xinyu, East China's Jiangxi Province at the village's Spring Festival gala on Saturday. ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/19 18:38:41

Girlfriend's nagging motives thief

Seeking a place to get away from his girlfriend's incessant demands to marry her, a thief in Shanghai told police he wanted to get arrested and that's why he tried ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/19 18:38:40

Impulsive buyer banned from Taobao for centuries

An avid online shopper has been banned for nearly 1,000 years from online shopping platform Taobao after he bought an expensive watch and immediately asked for a refund.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/19 18:33:41

Male employee fired for not dancing in pantyhose

It's the time of year many workers receive annual bonuses, while others face being embarrassed for not meeting their company's goals.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/19 18:23:40

Floridian catches oldest grouper

You never know what you'll get when you go fishing in Florida. You might accidentally catch an alligator, a snake - or, for one man, the oldest grouper on record.
Source: AFP | 2020/1/14 17:23:42

Musicians 'play Ghosn' by squeezing into instrument cases in web craze

Yamaha has warned musicians in Japan against stuffing themselves into their instrument cases to mimic the escape technique allegedly used by fugitive ex-tycoon Carlos Ghosn.
Source: AFP | 2020/1/14 17:23:41

Cold air, hot spring

Visitors enjoy themselves in a hot spring in Suichuan county, East China's Jiangxi Province on Monday where the temperature was only 7 C. Photo: cnsphoto
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/14 17:23:40

Ice games

Skaters wearing Qing Dynasty (1644–1911) outfits play Bingxi, an ancient winter sport, on a frozen lake in downtown Beijing on Monday. Photo: cnsphoto
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/14 17:18:42