1. 28 people have been killed in a car bombing in Turkey
The bomb, in Turkey's capital Ankara, was targeting military personnel and was said to be "well planned" attack. The bus carrying the bomb exploded just outside the army barracks and also managed to injure 61 people.
2. Police in England tried to apprehend a man carrying a light sabre
Devon and Cornwall police responded to a call in where a 'man with a rifle' was seen near a shopping centre. On closer inspection, the man was carrying a Star Wars light sabre.
3. Just two people turned up to the anti-Beyoncé rally in New York
Both were middle aged men curious to see the turnout. A 25 year old woman arrived two hours later to the event. Police had sectioned off a section of Park Avenue in anticipation for the protest outside of the NFL headquarters.
4. Queensland lockout laws have passed
Following on from the highly controversial NSW lockout laws, Queensland's minority government received support from Katter's Australian party. The law will restrict patrons from buying alcohol after 3am and also ban sales of shots and rapid consumption drinks from midnight.
5. Apple blocks a move to unlock the San Bernardino gunman's phone
A federal court order pushed the tech company to help the FBI unlock the iPhone of one of the shooters from last December's San Bernardino shooting. Apple's CEO Tim Cook announced his plan to oppose the order, describing it as "chilling".