Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

 

London Cathedral cat immortalized in stone

A stray cat that wandered into a London cathedral a decade ago has been immortalized in the building’s stone renovations, the first addition in 200 years.


Pastis the pig lives high on the hog in Belgian retirement home

Pastis the pot-bellied pig likes nothing better than snuggling down for the night with the ponies at his retirement home, but also enjoys playing with the elderly cats.


In find of ancient gold earring, echoes of Greek rule over Jerusalem

A gold earring believed to date back more than 2000 years has been unearthed near the site of the ancient Jewish temples in Jerusalem, in what Israeli archaeologists called rare evidence of…


China’s happy piglet stamps trigger family planning policy posts

A new “pig family” postal stamp has stoked debate about whether China may further loosen its family planning policy next year as couples delay parenthood and the world’s most populous nation greys.