Tourists face €500 fine for sitting down in Venice

Visitors in Venice could be fined up to €500 (£445) for sitting in undesignated spots, as the city continues to struggle with overwhelming tourism...

Macron-mania: £300k of presidential memorabilia sold in days

He may be slipping in the opinion polls, but Emmanuel Macron is still riding high with one important constituency - online shoppers. ...

Blanket of spider webs appears in Greek town

A huge blanket of cobwebs has cloaked a lagoon-side area in the western Greek town of Aitoliko. ...

Egypt’s most famous pyramid has a mystery power

The Great Pyramid of Giza can collect and concentrate electromagnetic energy in its chambers and at its base, scientists have discovered. ...

Major airline spells own name wrong on plane

A major airline had to send a plane "back to the shop" after spelling its own name wrong. ...

Summer love and belly out: Nine European words English needs

As rich a language as English may be, there can often be scenarios where there are no words to explain exactly how you feel. ...

New Jersey could have an official life-saving microbe

New Jersey could become the second US state to have an official microbe and it has a life-saving history. ...

Starving mobs of kangaroos raiding city for food

The Australian city of Canberra has been overtaken by thousands of hungry kangaroos, who are raiding any patch of green grass they can find. ...

Shark disguised as baby stolen from aquarium

Three thieves stole a shark from a Texas aquarium by removing it from a tank and disguising it as a baby in a pushchair. ...

1200 loo rolls for sale: US embassy has auction clear out

A circular saw, 1,200 toilet rolls and a black, 2007 registered Volvo S80. ...

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