New spaces marked on main roads in Xi'an have a 15 minute time limit for drivers who are caught short while on the go.
Country makes exception to its strict environmental policy to rid itself of giant reeds.
A mother delivers her own baby in a car in Aberdeenshire as her husband tries to get her to hospital for the birth.
Seal creates a stir on New Zealand's south island by sunbathing in the middle of the road.
A Russian artist marks the new year by making a giant rooster statue using dung.
An Indian paper defies science by saying women can have baby boys if they attract "strong" sperm.
Law students at Siberian university get an unexpected lesson in patriotism from archpriest.
An Aboriginal painting missing since 1981 is spotted hanging on a tourism chief's wall.
Vendors to be helped to change trade after complaints from locals and pressure groups.