The European Parliament is voting today on a motion to sack Jean-Claude Juncker's European Commission.


Toddlers switched at birth to stay with family

Two South African toddlers who were accidentally swapped on the day they were born should stay with the families who raised them and not be returned to their biological parents, a court-appointed expert has ruled.


Passengers give ‘frozen’ plane a push

In other countries, you may be asked to give a push to a car stuck in the mud. In Russia, passengers in the Arctic came out of an airliner to the bitter cold to help it move to the runway.

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Police release video of officer shooting dead boy, 12

A 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun that looked like a real firearm was ordered three times to show his hands before he was fatally shot by an officer, Cleveland police said yesterday as they released surveillance video of the confrontation and identified the officers involved.


Groom grounded as wife goes it alone

A British man on his way to his honeymoon on a Cuba-bound flight instead found himself grounded in Bermuda after drunkenly threatening the flight crew, with his wife continuing on to Cuba without him, authorities in Bermuda said.


Woman falls into 9ft sinkhole in garden

A 45-year-old woman fell into a 9ft sinkhole while hanging out washing in a Melbourne backyard. She had to swim to stay afloat in the sinkhole.


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Rigby: Facebook has blood on its hands

Facebook has blood on its hands, according to the sister of Lee Rigby, after a report found the social network failed to take action over an online chat in which one of the killers vowed to slay a soldier.


AC/DC drummer in court

AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd showed up late for a New Zealand court appearance and clowned around by jumping on the back of one of his security guards outside the courthouse.