Colleagues who arrested a Russian policeman after watching him take a bribe were astounded when he locked himself in his police car and promptly ate the evidence. Alexi Nikolayev scoffed three notes worth 2000 rubles (£45).
Polish policeman Andrzej Tymanski fined himself £5 for walking on a railway line. Bosses had set Tymanski a quota of making one fine a day and he says he couldn't find anyone else who had broken any laws.
A surgeon at Glan Clwyd hospital in Denbigshire, Wales needed treatment himself when a 13kg lamp over his operating table suddenly collapsed in the middle of surgery, giving him concussion.
A teacher in Okazaki, Japan, has been reprimanded for setting his seven-year-old pupils a maths problem that frightened them.
He asked "If I wanted to kill 18 children and I could only kill three every day, how many days would it take me to kill them all?"
A Mexican official has been sacked after punishing a graffiti artist by sprat painting his bottom.