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Thousands of residents suffer power outage, thanks to tiny Squirrel By Sun Online Desk | Last Updated: 17th October, 2018, 13:27

The incident took place at around 8.45 am on Sunday, when a squirrel came in contact with power lines, knocking out electricity for 2,296 customers

Thousands of residents suffer power outage, thanks to tiny Squirrel

New Zealand votes tipsy pigeon bird of the year New Zealand votes tipsy pigeon bird of the year

The New Zealand pigeon or kereru has a liking for fermented fruits, which contain alcohol


Python drops from ceiling during a staff meeting at China bank Python drops from ceiling during staff meeting

The python is non-venomous, and it was handed over to the region's Wildlife Rescue Research and Epidemic Monitoring Centre for disposal


Air hostess falls out of Indian plane Air hostess falls out of Indian plane

The accident occurred at Mumbai’s international airport as the crew were getting ready to welcome passengers aboard the New Delhi-bound flight


Bear cub with bucket on its head rescued after 3 days Bear cub with bucket on its head rescued after 3 days

The Cumberland Times-News reported Sunday the 100-pound cub was freed near the Wisp Resort in McHenry during an annual autumn festival


Goat brigades help battle Portugal’s deadly wildfires Goat brigades help battle Portugal’s deadly wildfires

More than 100 people were killed in the country's wildfires last year, prompting criticism from firefighters over a lack of government coordination


Same-sex mice have babies Same-sex mice have babies

It takes a substantial feat of genetic engineering to break the rules of reproduction


Woman marries herself to get parents off her back Woman marries herself to get parents off her back

"I got married on my 32nd birthday to the one person I am certain will take care of me," writes Lulu Jemimah


Mexican couple may have killed as many as 20 women Mexican couple may have killed as many as 20 women

The couple also reportedly confessed that they had sold one of the dead women's 2-month-old baby to another couple


Rock used as door stop for 30 years turns out to be meteorite worth $100,000 Rock used as door stop for 30 years turns out to be meteorite worth $100,000

Even as the previous owner claimed to have seen it coming down from the sky in the 1930s, the recipient used the gift as a door stop


Monkey 'driving' bus in India (Video) Monkey 'driving' bus in India (Video)

The bus driver has been suspended - for letting the monkey "drive" his bus


Trump boards Air Force One with toilet paper stuck to his shoe (Video) Trump boards Air Force One with toilet paper stuck to his shoe (Video)

Cameras captured the hilarious moment an oblivious Mr Trump walked up the steps with the paper trailing behind him


British man dies from sea snake bite in Australia British man dies from sea snake bite in Australia

The man, 23, had just pulled up a net off the coast of the Northern Territory when he was bitten about 09:00 local time on Thursday


A cottage made entirely of chocolate and you can actually stay in it A cottage made entirely of chocolate and you can actually stay in it

Everything in the cottage - from the walls to the roof, the fireplace, clocks, books and even the chandelier - has been crafted out of chocolate


Hungry bear opens car door like a boss, steals food (Video) Hungry bear opens car door like a boss, steals food (Video)

The bear got on its hind legs and opened the car door with its paw


Injured turtle at The Maryland Zoo fitted with LEGO wheelchair Injured turtle at The Maryland Zoo fitted with LEGO wheelchair

The turtle will be released back into the wild once he heals fully


Austrian arrested after losing wallet full of fake notes Austrian arrested after losing wallet full of fake notes

The 22-year-old Austrian's wallet had ten fake 50 euro notes


Russian woman splashes bleach on to groins of men sitting with legs spread wide Russian woman splashes bleach on to groins of men sitting with legs spread wide

Anna Dovgalyuk called the behaviour ‘gender aggression’ and said that the country was slow in tackling it


Indian man accused of raping cow claims it is reincarnation of his dead wife Indian man accused of raping cow claims it is reincarnation of his dead wife

Rajiv Chowdhury, 34, was intercepted this week after ranch owner called police after he found the half-naked man sexually assaulting one of his cows


Snake finds itself in a tough spot, gets rescued Snake finds itself in a tough spot, gets rescued

The snake got stuck in a sprinkler cover


'Cat Grandpa' goes viral for napping with shelter pets 'Cat Grandpa' goes viral for napping with shelter pets

Terry Laurmen, 75, has become a regular volunteer at the Safe Haven Pet Sanctuary in Green Bay over the last year


A dog's life: Uno, beagle who wowed Westminster, dies at 13 A dog's life: Uno, beagle who wowed Westminster, dies at 13

Uno, who became perhaps the most popular pooch to step into a dog show ring, has died


France torn over video of driver slapping boy for 'disrespect'

France torn over video of driver slapping boy for 'disrespect'

The bus driver, who faces disciplinary action, has garnered support from some 300,000 people in a petition


Firefighters try to save hose in tug-of-war with firenado in Canada (Video) Firefighters try to save hose in tug-of-war with firenado in Canada (Video)

"Fire tornado destroyed our line... pulled our hose 100 plus ft in the air before melting it"


India's singing village, where everyone has their melody India's singing village, where everyone has their melody

Mothers from Kongthong and a few other local villages compose a special melody for each child


Baby squirrels freed from tail tangle in US Baby squirrels freed from tail tangle in US

The siblings had become entangled with the grass and plastic strips their mother used to build the family nest


Stranger Things actor officiates fan's wedding, dresses up as chief hopper Stranger Things actor officiates fan's wedding, dresses up as chief hopper

David Harbour shared a picture from the ceremony on Twitter


Chinese flight attendant fired after accepting mid-air marriage proposal (Video) Chinese flight attendant fired after accepting mid-air marriage proposal (Video)

The flight attendant was fired on grounds that she had neglected passenger safety


Workers fired for selling 15000 apples to one client in Cuba Workers fired for selling 15000 apples to one client in Cuba

Eight employees of the store have been dismissed


Father rapes daughter for six months in India Father rapes daughter for six months in India

The matter came to light, after the girl's mother caught the accused in the act


With few blazes to fight, firefighter at north Bangkok station spends time catching snakes in people's homes Something sss-strange in your Bangkok neighbourhood?

Snakes are a common sight in Bangkok and it is not unusual to see them slithering across public spaces like parks, water canals and schools


Restaurant loses $190m in value after dead rat found in soup Dead rat in soup costs restaurant $190m

The outlet reportedly offered her 5,000 yuan (£559, $729) as compensation


Champagne in space: Zero-G bottle lets tourists drink bubbly Champagne in space: Zero-G bottle lets tourists drink bubbly

The Mumm champagne house teamed up with designer Octave de Gaulle to develop the space-age bottles


India thieves 'ate from stolen royal gold lunchbox' India thieves 'ate from stolen royal gold lunchbox'

The lunchbox, stolen last week, was recovered along with a ruby and gold teacup, saucer and teaspoon


Snakes on a plate: Vietnam's coiled cuisine Snakes on a plate: Vietnam's coiled cuisine

Restaurants will cook it steamed or fried with lemongrass and chilli


Canadian student meets girl in a bar, emails 246 women to find the 'real Nicole' Canadian student meets girl in a bar, emails 246 women to find the 'real Nicole'

The girl gang formed after Carlos Zetina met one Nicole on Thursday when the pair apparently hit it off


Taiwan ex-gangster turns chef, churns out noodles for the needy Taiwan ex-gangster turns chef, churns out noodles for the needy

Yen Wei-shun, 40, works alongside his mother to make free bowls of noodles for customers who cannot afford a meal


Lion jumps into vehicle full of tourists in Crimea (Video) Lion jumps into vehicle full of tourists in Crimea (Video)

While some tourists are seen laughing as they attempt to pet the lion, one frightened woman is seen hopping out of the vehicle


Bear spreads chaos in heart of Canadian capital Bear spreads chaos in heart of Canadian capital

The black bear is first sighted by bypassers overnight near the city's Byward Market, a tourist spot that is also home to the US embassy

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