The U.K.'s Foreign Office
offers help to travelers abroad who encounter serious issues. That doesn't seem to stop people with just plain odd issues from calling in as well.
From the article:
A man called the consulate in Florida to report that there were ants in his holiday villa and asked for advice on what he should do
A lady complained to the embassy in Moscow about a loud buzzing noise in her apartment
A man asked a consulate in Greece for information on how to go about putting a chicken coop in his garden
He will come again with glory to judge the living and the dead. His kingdom will have no end.
And if I seem a little strange, well, that's because I am