|Santa Claus dives into hot climate issue in Paris aquarium|
In a change of scene, Santa Claus is donning flippers and a diving mask along with his traditional red-and-white outfit to scuba dive in a Paris aquarium as he teaches kids about global warming and climate issues during the festive season.
|'The ducks have won': French court says they may keep on quacking|
The ducks on a small French smallholding may carry on quacking, a French court ruled on Tuesday, rejecting a neighbor's complaint that the birds' racket was making their life a misery.
|Philippine students turn littered dog poo into bricks|
A group of secondary school students in the Philippines has found a way to convert poo from stray dogs into a mixture for bricks, aiming to rid city streets of excrement and potentially even lower construction costs.
|Poppy-stealing pigeon offers poignant reminder of war anniversary|
A pigeon has been pinching poppies from the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Australia's national war memorial in Canberra and using them to build a colorful nest in the lead-up to Remembrance Day commemorations.
|Bolivia's Morales a dictator? Apple's Siri says so (in Spanish)|
With political tension mounting in Bolivia over contested elections, Apple Inc's Siri appeared on Wednesday to briefly take the side of anti-government protesters often terming long-standing President Evo Morales a "dictator."
|Dying for a better life: South Koreans fake their funerals for life lessons|
A South Korean service is offering free funerals - but only to the living.
|The race to eat Bangkok's 'biggest burger', a 10,000-calorie challenge|
A Bangkok burger joint has become an internet sensation after YouTubers started challenging each other to eat its biggest meal - a near 6kg (13 pound) patty covered in fried onion rings, bacon and mayonnaise.
|'Something novel': Chinese cafe dyes pups to look like pandas|
Would you like your dog transformed into a panda?
|Australia's Chris the sheep, the world's woolliest, dies|
An Australian sheep who made headlines in 2015 for the record-breaking weight of his fleece has died, according to the carers of the Merino named Chris.
|Sheep take over streets of Madrid for annual migration|
Sheep replaced traffic on the streets of Madrid on Sunday as shepherds steered their flocks through the heart of the Spanish capital, following ancient migration routes.