In a campaign slip-up, US Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama dramatically understated the estimated number of Jews killed through Nazi persecution during World War 2.
US firm Apple has confirmed its long awaited venture into the kitchen appliance industry, unveiling the long-awaited iToaster at the next Macworld Expo.
World number one Tiger Woods was forced to play pass-the-parcel with his team-mates as part of a US bonding exercise, despite his best efforts to avoid the game, commonly played at children's parties.
Tony Blair has confirmed that he will step down as prime minister of Great Britain as soon as the seventh and final series of his all time favourite sitcom, The Golden Girls, is released on DVD.
The Vatican has denied that Pope Benedict XVI intended any offence to Muslims after he sketched a series of lighthearted Islamic-based cartoons including one depicting the Prophet Muhammad wearing a revealing mini-skirt and sporting a funny moustache...
Los Angeles, America -- Michael Moore died doing what he loved best, getting too close to one of the multi-billionaire CEOs he dedicated his life to hounding.
Parents breathe huge sigh of relief as babies successfully stuck together...
Tour de France Cyclist Zed Grooverson has given a positive drugs test, his Diamonds In The Sky team has revealed.
Veteran Cuban president Fidel Castro has temporarily handed leadership of the country to his pet goldfish, Igor, because of illness.
Ireland- Residents of the small town of Killala, Co Mayo, were left to mourn the tragic death of yet another 110 year old man in a road accident.
A leading cardinal has urged Christians to take legal action against the best-selling book The Di Caprio Code, along with the recent film adaptation currently attracting enormous crowds at box offices across the world.
Drunkenness has narrowly voted to secede from its union with Alcohol, results from yesterday's global referendum on substance-abuse say.
American illusionist David Blaine has announced he will attempt to set a new world record for most failed suicide attempts in the space of one week. The news comes on the back of his failure one week ago to break the world record for longest time spe...
So our worst fears have been confirmed - Tetris does indeed cause cancer. A statistically significant increase in the incidence of malignant tumors, lymphomas and leukemias have been found in laboratory rats forced to play the popular computer puzzle...
World's most wanted terrorist, Osama Bin Laden, yesterday distanced himself from speculation he is ready to take over the England manager post from Sven Goran Erickson.
Reuters (24/04/05) - Prosecutors in the trial of al-Qaeda conspirator Zacarias Moussaoui have urged the jury to condemn him to death by tickling.
NEVERLAND (Reuters) - President Michael Jackson says Neverland wishes to achieve industrial-scale uranium enrichment, setting it on a collision course with the US government which now fears the former king of pop intends to produce an atomic bomb and...
Chevrolet have abandoned plans to make their controversial new airplane-shaped car available to the public following safety concerns that arose during pre-production testing.