The Louvre in Paris calls in the pest controllers after picnickers in the museum gardens encourage an infestation of rats.
Work on the eighth series of US sitcom The Big Bang Theory is delayed, as its cast members fight for higher salaries.
Two rare Sri Lankan leopard cubs have been born at a French zoo, it is reported
A circus group which was denied a Santander business bank account because its showgirl and burlesque acts posed a "moral problem" has now been offered the account.
Travellers along one of Kenya's busiest highways are told not to give alcohol to baboons.
A woman who added "Skywalker" as a middle name is told by passport officials that her signature infringes a trademark.
Australia's Jetstar apologises after an attendant on a Sydney-bound flight warned passengers to flush their drugs down the toilet before landing.
The UK government says it plans to allow driverless cars on public roads in January, and asks cities to compete to host one of three trials.
A state agency admits thousands of women receiving benefits were registered as being over 100 years old.
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China takes down reports on inflatable animals
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- Broody octopus keeps four-year vigil
- House votes to sue President Obama
- Anger mounts as Gaza toll rises
- 'Offer rejected' on Argentine debt
- Fire rips through Eastbourne Pier
- The perils of the Streisand effect
- American Vogue's first black cover girl
- Ebola: Liberia shuts all schools
- Glazers in £88.7m Man Utd share sale