23 January 2015 Last updated at 11:01 ET

Fake bank swindles China saversChinese 100 yuan notes

Building was made to look just like a real bank with uniformed staff serving customers.


Women's winter coats on a railGhana official wears wife's coat

Ruling party official laughs off criticism for donning the fur-trimmed number on visit to Germany.

A lion cub snarlingUAE children 'want exotic pets'

One conservationist says children in the emirates are no longer satisfied with stuffed animals.

A view of the screen on the outside of the stationChina court creates 'wall of shame'

People who don't pay court-ordered compensation are named and shamed on a huge screen outside a city railway station.

A giant transgender flag surrounded by a crowd of peopleTransgender shelter opens in Turkey

Its founder says opening the shelter was made possible by people's donations.

CakesCivil servants make baking offer

Canadian government staff suggest making their own snacks to save public money on awayday.

Dorit the porcupineOrphaned porcupine 'finds love'

Israeli safari park says Dorit the porcupine is visited each night by a mysterious wild male.

Samah Hamdi in her wedding dress in a metro station'Wedding dress woman' tackles stigma

Egyptian woman wanders around Cairo in a wedding dress to challenge the stigma attached to singles.

Female students in a university libraryJapanese man sues women's university

The man says rejecting his application to study there is unconstitutional.

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