Oddly Enough

Oddly Enough coverage from Reuters.

World Newsa day ago

The temptation to watch UEFA Champions League quarter-finals football on TV both featuring Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo backfired for some Kenya policemen when thieves raided their unmanned post and made off with weaponry.

Oddly Enougha day ago

A dog named Boonrod was picked up by oil rig workers some 100 miles off Thailand's coast, before being greeted back on dry land. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

REUTERS (April 17) - A Thai animal rescue group welcomed a dog who was rescued nearly 220 kilometers (136 miles) from shore Monday.

Entertainment News6 days ago

FILE PHOTO: The Iron Throne is seen on the set of the television series Game of Thrones in the Titanic Quarter of Belfast, Northern Ireland, Picture taken June 24, 2014. REUTERS/Phil Noble/File Photo

If you are a "Game of Thrones" fan and appreciate the element of surprise, stop reading now.

Oddly Enough8 days ago

FILE PHOTO: An employee checks freshly roasted coffee beans during cooling down in a tumbler at H. Schwarzenbach coffee roastery in Zurich, Switzerland December 4, 2018. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo

Switzerland on Wednesday announced plans to abolish the nation's emergency stockpile of coffee, in place for decades, after declaring the beans not vital for human survival, though opposition to the proposal is brewing.

World News8 days ago

Members of the media are pictured on Abingdon Green, as uncertainty over Brexit continues, in central London, Britain April 10, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

After months of grueling political perma-crisis, Brexit is taking its toll on the British political establishment - not least the small patch of grass opposite parliament that has become a makeshift home to the world's media.

Oddly Enough16 days ago

An April Fools' Day resignation prank? One Texas civil court judge wishes it were so.

World News16 days ago

An employee of Japan's calendar maker Todan Co. Ltd. produces calendars with the new era name 'Reiwa' after the government's announcement in Yoshiwara, Ibaraki Prefecture Japan, April 1, 2019. REUTERS/Masashi Kato

Japanese printers rushed to turn out calendars emblazoned with the new imperial era name on Tuesday as the public tried to make sense of the meaning of "Reiwa" a day after its unveiling gripped the nation.

World News20 days ago

Ukrainian artist Dariya Marchenko works on a portrait of Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko named 'The Face of Corruption' which is made of wrappers from more than 20 kilograms of Roshen candies and empty shell cartridges brought from the frontline of a military conflict in the east of the country, in Kiev, Ukraine March 27, 2019. Picture taken March 27, 2019. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

As Ukraine heads in a presidential election on Sunday, two artists have created an unflattering portrait of incumbent Petro Poroshenko using sweet wrappers and bullet casings.

Oddly Enough21 days ago

Buyan, a male Siberian brown bear, chooses a pumpkin with a photograph of candidate Petro Poroshenko while attempting to predict the winner of the Ukrainian presidential election during an event at the Royev Ruchey Zoo in Krasnoyarsk, Russia March 28, 2019. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin

"Anyone but Poroshenko!" cried the crowd in a Russian zoo on Thursday as a brown bear made its way toward a butternut squash bearing a picture of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.

World News21 days ago

Superyacht Luna owned by Russian billionaire Farkad Akhmedov is docked at Port Rashid in Dubai, United Arab Emirates March 28, 2019. REUTERS/Christopher Pike

A $436 million superyacht belonging to a Russian billionaire at the center of one of the world's costliest divorce battles has been released by a Dubai court after being impounded last year, but legal wrangling over the fate of the vessel continued.

Oddly Enough22 days ago

It is acceptable to sell French fries that are not made in France, but a new lawsuit says it is not acceptable to sell potato skin snack chips that are not made from potato skins.

Oddly Enough22 days ago

DJ Wika Szmyt, 80, plays music at a club in Warsaw, Poland March 25, 2019. Picture taken March 25, 2019. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel

Donning yellow trousers, shiny platform shoes, red lipstick and headphones, 80-year-old "DJ Wika" stands behind the decks, mixing party music in a huge Warsaw club.

Oddly Enough23 days ago

FILE PHOTO:  Pope Francis leads the weekly general audience in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican March 27, 2013.   REUTERS/Tony Gentile

- To kiss the ring on the pope's hand or not to - that is the question.

Oddly Enough24 days ago

Items found inside dead rats at HMP Guys Marsh in Dorset, Britain, are seen in this picture handout obtained March 25, 2019. Ministry of Justice via REUTERS

Suspected organized criminals have been stuffing the bodies of dead rats with drugs, phones and cash and throwing them over the walls of a British prison to get contraband to inmates, the government said on Monday.

Brexit25 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Uri Geller poses for a photograph in Jaffa, next to Tel Aviv, Israel January 23, 2017. Picture taken January 23, 2017. REUTERS/Baz Ratner/File Photo

Spoon-bending psychic Uri Geller wants to bend British Prime Minister Theresa May's will against Brexit using mass-telepathy.

Oddly Enougha month ago

A naked man walks in Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow, Russia March 20, 2019 in this still image obtained from a social media video filmed on 360 Camera on March 21, 2019. VK.COM/MAXTT via REUTERS   ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. MANDATORY CREDIT. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES

A man stripped down to skimpy underwear and took a stroll through Moscow's State Tretyakov Gallery on Wednesday evening in what it called an "unsanctioned performance," the RIA news agency reported.

Oddly Enougha month ago

Cheese makers carry the nine wheels of cheese for a tasting in the K3 cellar after the experiment to "insonify" cheese with different types of music by the University of the Arts in Burgdorf, Switzerland, March 14, 2019. Stefan Wermuth/University of the Arts Bern/Handout via REUTERS

Exposing cheese to round-the-clock music could give it more flavor and hip hop might be better than Mozart, Swiss researchers said on Thursday.

Oddly Enougha month ago

A supplied image obtained March 13, 2019 of a mobile phone pierced by an arrow.  AAP Image/Supplied by NSW Police Force/via REUTERS

An Australian man had a lucky escape while confronting a man armed with a bow outside his home, as a loosed arrow pierced the mobile telephone he was holding to take a photograph of the incident, Australian police said on Thursday.

Oddly Enougha month ago

A young lion captured after being on the run for almost a month spent the night in a South African police cell before being moved back to its national park home.

World Newsa day ago

The temptation to watch UEFA Champions League quarter-finals football on TV both featuring Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo backfired for some Kenya policemen when thieves raided their unmanned post and made off with weaponry.

Oddly Enougha day ago

A dog named Boonrod was picked up by oil rig workers some 100 miles off Thailand's coast, before being greeted back on dry land. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

REUTERS (April 17) - A Thai animal rescue group welcomed a dog who was rescued nearly 220 kilometers (136 miles) from shore Monday.

Entertainment News6 days ago

FILE PHOTO: The Iron Throne is seen on the set of the television series Game of Thrones in the Titanic Quarter of Belfast, Northern Ireland, Picture taken June 24, 2014. REUTERS/Phil Noble/File Photo

If you are a "Game of Thrones" fan and appreciate the element of surprise, stop reading now.

Oddly Enough8 days ago

FILE PHOTO: An employee checks freshly roasted coffee beans during cooling down in a tumbler at H. Schwarzenbach coffee roastery in Zurich, Switzerland December 4, 2018. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo

Switzerland on Wednesday announced plans to abolish the nation's emergency stockpile of coffee, in place for decades, after declaring the beans not vital for human survival, though opposition to the proposal is brewing.

World News8 days ago

Members of the media are pictured on Abingdon Green, as uncertainty over Brexit continues, in central London, Britain April 10, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

After months of grueling political perma-crisis, Brexit is taking its toll on the British political establishment - not least the small patch of grass opposite parliament that has become a makeshift home to the world's media.

Oddly Enough16 days ago

An April Fools' Day resignation prank? One Texas civil court judge wishes it were so.

World News16 days ago

An employee of Japan's calendar maker Todan Co. Ltd. produces calendars with the new era name 'Reiwa' after the government's announcement in Yoshiwara, Ibaraki Prefecture Japan, April 1, 2019. REUTERS/Masashi Kato

Japanese printers rushed to turn out calendars emblazoned with the new imperial era name on Tuesday as the public tried to make sense of the meaning of "Reiwa" a day after its unveiling gripped the nation.

World News20 days ago

Ukrainian artist Dariya Marchenko works on a portrait of Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko named 'The Face of Corruption' which is made of wrappers from more than 20 kilograms of Roshen candies and empty shell cartridges brought from the frontline of a military conflict in the east of the country, in Kiev, Ukraine March 27, 2019. Picture taken March 27, 2019. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

As Ukraine heads in a presidential election on Sunday, two artists have created an unflattering portrait of incumbent Petro Poroshenko using sweet wrappers and bullet casings.

Oddly Enough21 days ago

Buyan, a male Siberian brown bear, chooses a pumpkin with a photograph of candidate Petro Poroshenko while attempting to predict the winner of the Ukrainian presidential election during an event at the Royev Ruchey Zoo in Krasnoyarsk, Russia March 28, 2019. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin

"Anyone but Poroshenko!" cried the crowd in a Russian zoo on Thursday as a brown bear made its way toward a butternut squash bearing a picture of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.

World News21 days ago

Superyacht Luna owned by Russian billionaire Farkad Akhmedov is docked at Port Rashid in Dubai, United Arab Emirates March 28, 2019. REUTERS/Christopher Pike

A $436 million superyacht belonging to a Russian billionaire at the center of one of the world's costliest divorce battles has been released by a Dubai court after being impounded last year, but legal wrangling over the fate of the vessel continued.

Oddly Enough22 days ago

It is acceptable to sell French fries that are not made in France, but a new lawsuit says it is not acceptable to sell potato skin snack chips that are not made from potato skins.

Oddly Enough22 days ago

DJ Wika Szmyt, 80, plays music at a club in Warsaw, Poland March 25, 2019. Picture taken March 25, 2019. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel

Donning yellow trousers, shiny platform shoes, red lipstick and headphones, 80-year-old "DJ Wika" stands behind the decks, mixing party music in a huge Warsaw club.

Oddly Enough23 days ago

FILE PHOTO:  Pope Francis leads the weekly general audience in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican March 27, 2013.   REUTERS/Tony Gentile

- To kiss the ring on the pope's hand or not to - that is the question.

Oddly Enough24 days ago

Items found inside dead rats at HMP Guys Marsh in Dorset, Britain, are seen in this picture handout obtained March 25, 2019. Ministry of Justice via REUTERS

Suspected organized criminals have been stuffing the bodies of dead rats with drugs, phones and cash and throwing them over the walls of a British prison to get contraband to inmates, the government said on Monday.

Brexit25 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Uri Geller poses for a photograph in Jaffa, next to Tel Aviv, Israel January 23, 2017. Picture taken January 23, 2017. REUTERS/Baz Ratner/File Photo

Spoon-bending psychic Uri Geller wants to bend British Prime Minister Theresa May's will against Brexit using mass-telepathy.

Oddly Enougha month ago

A naked man walks in Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow, Russia March 20, 2019 in this still image obtained from a social media video filmed on 360 Camera on March 21, 2019. VK.COM/MAXTT via REUTERS   ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. MANDATORY CREDIT. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES

A man stripped down to skimpy underwear and took a stroll through Moscow's State Tretyakov Gallery on Wednesday evening in what it called an "unsanctioned performance," the RIA news agency reported.

Oddly Enougha month ago

Cheese makers carry the nine wheels of cheese for a tasting in the K3 cellar after the experiment to "insonify" cheese with different types of music by the University of the Arts in Burgdorf, Switzerland, March 14, 2019. Stefan Wermuth/University of the Arts Bern/Handout via REUTERS

Exposing cheese to round-the-clock music could give it more flavor and hip hop might be better than Mozart, Swiss researchers said on Thursday.

Oddly Enougha month ago

A supplied image obtained March 13, 2019 of a mobile phone pierced by an arrow.  AAP Image/Supplied by NSW Police Force/via REUTERS

An Australian man had a lucky escape while confronting a man armed with a bow outside his home, as a loosed arrow pierced the mobile telephone he was holding to take a photograph of the incident, Australian police said on Thursday.

Oddly Enougha month ago

A young lion captured after being on the run for almost a month spent the night in a South African police cell before being moved back to its national park home.

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