An escaped ostrich attacked a car and took Cypriot police on a wild-bird chase after escaping from a farm outside the Mediterranean island's capital of Nicosia, a report said on Wednesday. Police were alerted to the bird's bid for freedom after it jumped on a woman's Mercedes.
A man who stole two trays of cookies from a bakery in the Cypriot town of Larnaca caused a scare at the nearby airport when he drove on to the runway, forcing aircraft to slam on their brakes, police said on Thursday. The saga began when the man walked out of a bakery on Wednesday with 40 assorted cookies without paying.
In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre