The mayor of Los Angeles comes up with novel way of warning residents about a major traffic closure: singing a slow jam.
City says the silent events are not necessarily silent.
Local fans donate silver and gold to show Russian region's "love" for actor.
A mountain community in northern Italy celebrates the arrival of its first baby since 1987.
A republic in Eastern Siberia is giving away traditional wool boots to homeless people.
Politicians take to social media in outrage after Czech president's Kalashnikov comment.
MI5 has been named the UK's most LGBT-friendly employer - but it isn't long since being gay was considered synonymous with treachery.
Do beards hold the key to a new generation of disease-fighting antibiotics?
The president of the British Veterinary Association has warned dog owners they could cause their pets "horrific injuries".
How neighbours ended up as enemies in battle
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