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Santa on the naughty list after ‘swearing at children’

The Santa, whose human alias has not been revealed, had been in his grotto at a family event in St Ives, Cambridgeshire, when fire alarms were activated by smoke from another event nearby

Man rescued after being stuck in abandoned restaurant’s grease vent for two days

The man, who was physically exhausted and suffering from dehydration, likely "would not have survived another day given the circumstances," Alameda County Sheriff's Office said in a Facebook post

Hefty hounds shed pounds in weight loss challenge

Borris, a formerly rotund Cavalier King Charles spaniel, tipped the scales at a whopping 4st 6lb, but doggedly worked his way down to a svelte 3st 4lbs

Russia’s state-of-the-art robot exposed as man in costume

The Rossiya 24 news channel broadcast footage of what it presented as Boris the dancing, singing robot at a technology forum for school pupils

NASA invites Stephen Curry to tour its lunar lab after NBA star claims moon...

Stephen Curry, regarded by many as one of the best shooters in NBA history, made the comments in the Winging It podcast on Monday

Kim Jong Un moisturising face masks prove big hit in South Korea

The "unification moisture nuclear masks" - nicknamed nuke masks - feature a picture of the smiling North Korean leader wearing a white sheet mask on the packaging

Deluge of 30,000 ‘ghost employees’ cost Mozambique civil service £200m

Some of those on the government payroll - which accounts for 55% of the poor African country's state expenditure - did exist but they were paid for jobs they did not do, while others were dead or fictitious

Runner’s finish line celebration doesn’t go to plan

But the 21-year-old's spectacular slide turned into something of a face plant fail - leaving him muddied and embarrassed as rival runners caught up behind him

Wisdom the albatross: World’s oldest known bird lays another egg

Wisdom the albatross has laid another egg at her nest site in Midway Atoll National Wildlife refuge on a tiny island about 1,200 miles northwest of Hawaii, in the Pacific Ocean

Postman turns into an elf to collect children’s letters to Santa

Primary school children at Antingham and Southrepps Primary School in Norfolk had written their wishlists to Father Christmas but were concerned he would not receive them
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