Biologists from the University of Western Australia have a discovered a new species of grass growing in the desert that tastes like salt and vinegar crisps.
After being given a white Lamborghini as a present, the Pope has signed it and donated it to be auctioned for charity. He normally drives a blue Ford Focus.
A long-lost painting by Leonardo da Vinci has fetched $450 million at Christie’s, New York, two-and-a-half times the world record for a work of art at auction.
Mattel has produced its first hijab-wearing Barbie, the 10th in its ‘Sheroes’ range celebrating real women and based on the Olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad.
Elon Musk has unveiled the new Tesla truck: the battery pack for its two electric motors will weigh almost ten tons.
A Japanese railway company has apologised after one of its trains left 20 seconds early.