Among the more unusual news stories recently…a sculpture of a whale's tail keeps a train from crashing to the ground, an AI camera system tracks a bald referee instead of the soccer ball, and a doctor in India buys "Aladdin's Lamp".
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Among the more unusual news stories recently…a famous Dutch painting gets stolen for the third time, Sydney's new ferries are too tall, London's Tower Bridge gets stuck open, and a new law could require exercise for German dogs.
On Monday and Tuesday, people took part in climate action protests in over 60 cities around the world. A group called Extinction Rebellion planned the protests to call attention to the climate crisis.
In today's news roundup, Saudi Arabia decides to allow tourists, not everyone likes Singapore's new "fake news" law, and a protest by farmers in the Netherlands causes a huge tractor traffic jam.
As pressure grows worldwide to deal with the climate crisis, the airline KLM has taken the unusual step of suggesting that travelers should think twice before booking a flight with the airline.
As many as 20,000 seabirds have died off the coast of the Netherlands. Scientists are trying to understand what has caused the problem, but so far, it's a mystery.
Dutch astronaut André Kuipers has reported that he once called the US emergency number 911 by accident while he was in the International Space Station.
When the Dutch government decided to send a family back to a dangerous situation in Armenia, Bethel Church found an unusual way to help: by holding church services around the clock.
A 69-year-old Dutch man who works on TV has gone to court with an unusual request. He wants to be allowed to take 20 years off his age.
How do you clean a huge 400-year-old painting that is a national treasure? The Rijksmuseum, Netherland's national museum, is planning on doing it with the whole world watching.