Avalanches - unstoppable walls of snow. The only thing protecting Canada's busiest highway, Highway Number 1, is a handful of men and women.
A stranded sheep spent at least four days on a jagged cliff face after falling around 250 feet, a boat crew said.
The UK was struck by lightning between 15,000 and 20,000 times as the "mother of all thunderstorms" rolled across southern England overnight.
Hawaii's Kilauea volcano has erupted again, sending out a 30,000ft plume of ash, which rained down on a nearby town.
More destructive lava flows could soon hit Hawaii's Big Island as the Kilauea volcano erupts, posing a greater threat than oozing magma that has so far destroyed dozens of homes and forced thousands to evacuate, scientists said.
A marmoset monkey has been rescued from scaffolding outside a Tower Hamlets tower block. The female Geoffroy's marmoset was spotted by residents leaping along scaffolding poles, who called Monkey World in Dorset for their help.
A volcanologist says the situation is far from stable on Hawaii's Big Island. Experts warn Kilauea may be entering a phase of explosive eruptions.
A dam-burst on a rose farm in Kenya's Rift Valley has killed at least 47 people and swept away homes and power lines.
A crocodile attacked Zanele Ndlovu as she canoed with her fiance in Zimbabwe, ripping her arm so badly it had to be amputated. But the pair, due to marry just five days later, refused to allow the trauma to delay the ceremony.
Scores are dead or injured after weeks of rain caused a dam to burst in Kenya, in what local officials say has led to "mass destruction." Matthew Larotonda reports.
There is a growing chance of explosive eruptions of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano in coming weeks that could shoot rocks for miles and cause ashfall for dozens of miles, the U.S. Geological Survey said on Wednesday.
Two new fissures have opened up on Hawaii's Big Island, forcing authorities to order even more evacuations near Kilauea volcano.
A new fissure opened up in Hawaii overnight, adding more danger for residents near Kilauea volcano.
Global bee populations are on the decline. And in Southwest China they have become so rare that fruit plantations are no longer being pollinated. Farmers are now doing it themselves.
Migratory seabirds brought the bird flu virus H5N8, most likely not harmful to humans, to South Africa. Millions of chickens had to be culled last year. Now endangered penguins are also infected.
Based around the 2003 World Solar Challenge, Running on Sunshine is the story of an epic journey of 3,000 kilometres across the Australian desert. The documentary reveals the link between the famous event and the development of motor technology.
Follow the epic 3,000 km journey by 40 solar powered cars from 11 nations across the Australian continent. Based around the 1999 World Solar Challenge from Darwin to Adelaide, the documentary follows the fortunes of three solar powered cars.