Since the 1960s, there have been more than 200 military coups, with varying degrees of success, across 40 of Africa’s countries.
At one point under Robert Mugabe’s rule, inflation in Zimbabwe reached 500 billion per cent.
The US Navy has ordered an inquiry after one of its pilots used a jet’s contrail to draw a cock and balls in the sky. A spokesman said: ‘It has zero training value’.
A doctor at Harbin Medical University in China has performed the world’s first successful human head transplant – on a corpse.
Frankfurt police have found a car belonging to a 76-year-old man who forgot where he parked it 20 years ago.
1 in 10 smartphones in the world is sold in India.