A Japanese cat, which became a national celebrity when she was made a station master, is mourned at the station where she served.
A piglet given to Costa Rica's president during a farmers' protest will be kept as a pet.
Thai villagers use a toy of cartoon cat Doraemon for their rain prayers.
The leader of Italy's Five Star party deletes 'swamped' tweet after criticism.
A Turkish mayor wants people to see how much mess they make.
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Where mobile phones are banned for 13,000 square miles
Titanium floor to protect supersonic car in record attempt
The Beatles' Indian retreat is swallowed by the forest
Dealing with crime on the streets of Soho