21 October 2014 Last updated at 15:01

Singing nun releases 'Like a Virgin'Sister Cristina Scuccia

Italian nun who won the The Voice releases Madonna's 1984 hit as her debut single.


A horse in a stableChechen leader demands horse apology

Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov wants Germany to say sorry to his horses after freezing their prize money.

Before and after views of the sculpture on Place VendomeParis 'sex toy' sculpture sabotaged

A huge inflatable sculpture, apparently inspired by the shape of a sex toy and a Christmas tree, is sabotaged days after it was erected in Paris.

Richard Harris in character as Albus Dumbledore in the Harry Potter filmsChina says no to Dumbledore

State media urges its citizens to think carefully when choosing an English name.

SignUS tourist locked inside London bookshop

A Texan tourist finds himself locked inside a London bookshop after closing time, but is released after alerting the outside world on Twitter.

Silvio Berlusconi waves goodbye to Vladimir Putin at his home in Milan, early on 17 OctoberPutin pays late-night visit to Berlusconi

Russian President Vladimir Putin pays a late-night visit to disgraced Italian ex-Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi in the middle of a summit in Milan.

Jorge "Tuto" Quiroga about to eat a clockWill a Bolivian politician eat his watch?

A presidential candidate has promised to do just that, if the current president wins 60% of the vote.

US President Barack Obama speaks at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to highlight steps by his administration and the private sector to improve security and safeguard sensitive data, in Washington, DCObama's credit card 'declined'

President Barack Obama's credit card was declined at a restaurant in New York City last month, he said.

An undated handout provided by the Greek Ministry of Culture on 12 October 2014 shows a floor mosaic discovered in the ancient Amphipolis tomb in northern Greece. Huge mosaic found at ancient Greek tomb

Archaeologists in Greece uncover a large floor mosaic at a huge burial site at Amphipolis dating to the time of Alexander the Great.

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