Woman takes drug-fuelled joyride through Wal-Mart
Florida woman caught feasting on stolen goods while behind the wheel of a motorised shopping cart - and other tall tales
Our pick of stories from the stranger side of life.
A woman has been arrested after she allegedly took methamphetamine and drove a motorised shopping cart through a Wal-Mart store in Florida. Police say Josseleen Lopez, 25, also drank stolen wine and ate sushi, mini muffins and "most of a rotisserie chicken" before being stopped by sherrifs.
Defecating men avert rail disaster
Three men are being hailed as heroes, after they spotted a broken section of railway track in West Bengal, India, and alerted an approaching train driver. The men told authorities they had gone down to the railway to defecate when they noticed the track and used their clothes to get the train driver's attention.
Fisherman dragged into sea by marlin
A fisherman is recovering in hospital after being dragged off his boat by a large marlin, 30 nautical miles off the coast of Western Australia. Authorities were alerted to the incident after the man's boat was seen travelling at speed with no one at the controls. The fisherman survived by treading water for more than six hours.