Trump and 'magic orb' a social media sensation

'Oh my god. Trump has obtained the Bajoran Orb of Time'

RIP, Mr Bond. Actor Roger Moore has died

Moore said he was terrified by the stunts he had to perform as Bond and would steel himself before facing the cameras in sex scenes with a mixture of valium ...

Basquiat bought for $19 000 is sold for $110 million at auction

The work led four days of bellwether auctions in New York where the world’s wealthiest investors and families dropped more than $1.5 billion on Impressionist, ...

Minister caught in sex text exchange with 29-year-old staffer

On March 5 last year, the minister sent her a text message saying "take one down!". This appears to have been a request for a photo of her private parts

At US$ 57 million, these are the world's most expensive earrings

The earrings, known as the “Apollo Blue” and the “Artemis Pink,” were bought by the same buyer, who wants to remain anonymous

Trevor Noah thanks 'Jesus' Trump for MTV award

'Thank you to Donald J Trump for the comedy. The J stands for Jesus. A lot of people don’t know that'

Danish brewery puts the 'p' in Pilsner

'When the news that we had started brewing the Pisner came out, a lot of people thought we were filtering the urine to put it directly in the beer and we had a ...

Michelin chefs, cypress bathtubs and a fireplace on Japan's super luxury train

Customers willing to shell out up to 950,000 yen ($8,500) per person can enjoy a top-of-the-range suite aboard the Shiki-Shima for four days

Tombstones come to life with digital content

The Pobrezje cemetery on the outskirts of Maribor, Slovenia's second largest city, recently set up a prototype of a weather-proof and vandal-proof digital ...

Dinosaur family tree is to be radically redrawn

The proposed new family tree includes two reformulated categories, or clades, of dinosaurs to replace the two that paleontologists have long recognized

On sale for $3.5-million: A town in Oregon

The current deal, at a reduced price, includes six houses and an apartment, industrial and commercial lots, and a building that once housed a gas station and ...

Why Tokyo is the world's most honest city

Last year people handed over a record 3.67 billion yen ($32 million) in lost cash to the police

Stellenbosch student has a doctorate in biltong

'I micro-analysed every aspect of the process‚ from temperature to humidity‚ water activity and air movement'

Bumblebee feet have a distinctive odour, scientists say

'This is the first time it has been shown that bumblebees can tell the difference between their scent and the scent of their family members'

Vets remove 5kg in coins from sea turtle

The green sea turtle had been finding it hard to swim normally because of the weight

French artist emerges from stone 'tomb' after seven days

'I'm a little dazed, which I imagine is totally normal after one week living in a rock'

I realised that Denzel Washington was playing my father

'I am reminded how much his character angered me. How much he disappointed me. How much he taught me. Then I realise that Troy was my father, who died almost a ...

Tweeting accountant to blame for Oscar best picture stuff-up

'Cullinan mistakenly handed the back-up envelope for Actress in a Leading Role instead of the envelope for Best Picture'

Confusion, uproar as Warren Beatty announces wrong winner of best picture at Oscars

Presenter Warren Beatty first, mistakenly announced that musical "La La Land" had won, claiming he was given the wrong envelope

French artist to live in block of stone for a week

'We are asking ourselves: what he will do for a week? How he will live?'