Elderly woman arrested on suspicion of murdering husband in his sleep

The woman has a history of schizophrenia and depression.

Customer finds cockroach baked into bread from French bakery chain

Customer finds cockroach baked into bread from French bakery chain

It's not the first time the chain's hygiene standards have been questioned.

HK$2,000 stolen from restaurant serving free meals to homeless in Sham Shui Po

HK$2,000 stolen from restaurant serving free meals to homeless in Sham Shui Po

The suspect made off with HK$2,000.

Gov’t department ridiculed for using Microsoft Paint to present pictures during district council meeting

Gov’t department ridiculed for using Microsoft Paint to present pictures during district council meeting

"Make a PowerPoint next time," one district councilor said.

Cocaine-frosted cereal seized by United States customs was bound for Hong Kong home

Cocaine-frosted cereal seized by United States customs was bound for Hong Kong home

The drug-laced breakfast food was sniffed out by a narcotics dog.

Hong Kong sees 42,000 COVID-19 vaccine appointments made in first nine hours of booking system opening

Hong Kong sees 42,000 COVID-19 vaccine appointments made in first nine hours of booking system opening

Chief Executive Carrie Lam urged the public to get vaccinated.

Elderly man spotted navigating electric wheelchair down busy Hong Kong highway

Elderly man spotted navigating electric wheelchair down busy Hong Kong highway

Vehicles near the wheelchair-bound man were forced to slow to avoid hitting him.

Hotel apologizes, offers free afternoon tea to guest who said a stranger charged into her room

Hotel apologizes, offers free afternoon tea to guest who said a stranger charged into her room

The four-star hotel has apologized over the incident.

13-year-old sent to juvenile detention over string of Best Mart 360 vandalism acts

13-year-old sent to juvenile detention over string of Best Mart 360 vandalism acts

He damaged store products at two Best Mart 360 outlets.

Man arrested after shoving three pedestrians onto road crossing

Man arrested after shoving three pedestrians onto road crossing

Three women were injured during the assault.


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