A jellyfish the size of a person swam with divers off the coast of Cornwall. Biologist Lizzie Daly and wildlife cinematographer Dan Abbott filmed the barrel jellyfish as part of Wild Ocean Week - an event celebrating the UK's ocean wildlife.
A vegan-turned-carnivore has defended not giving her toddler son any vegetables, feeding him instead the same diet of steak, organs and bone marrow that she now swears by.
Prime Minister Theresa May dances to Dancing Queen, performed by Bjorn Again, at Henley Festival. Mrs May danced on to the stage to the song during a party conference in 2018.
A Waitrose worker has been signed by the former manager of Blue after she gave him an impromptu performance with her guitar in a store in London. Music manager Dan Glatman asked Karina Ramage to sign with him "on the spot" after she played in her...
A male sea lion pup, named Charger, has made his public debut at Brookfield Zoo in Illinois.
A backyard camera in Hewitt, New Jersey, recorded a black bear knocking over a bird feeder and eating the bird food only to be chased away by a fast-moving dog. New Jersey resident Mark Stinziano was indebted to his neighbour's dog Riley after co...
A mum-of-two whose baby was given just a year to live - prompting her to 'grieve for him before he had died' - has praised NHS England's decision to approve the miracle drug that is buying him extra time. Kelly Harrison's son Vinnie James, who wa...
A woman has opened up about how she has seen fairies and leprechauns all her life - and says their mythical magic is the secret to her age-defying looks. Whenever Flavia Peters tells people her age - 50 - they often remark how much younger than t...
An Illinois woman has been arrested and charged with child endangerment after police say she drove with her children in an inflatable swimming pool that was atop her vehicle.
From burger cakes to an edible Iron Throne, these crazy cakes might look a little wacky, but the real question is, how do they taste?
A mum whose baby girl has a unique black birthmark covering most of her face in the shape of a butterfly, or batman mask, has hit back at cruel strangers who've dubbed the adorable tot "a monster who should be killed". Carol Fenner, 35, and her p...
Arizona authorities say a driver escaped injury when his car's windshield was pierced by the trunk of a saguaro cactus during a wreck Wednesday on the outskirts of Tucson.
Chicago police investigators have cracked the case: A 4- to 5-foot alligator is living in a lagoon at one of the city's most popular parks.
Police say a woman stole a vehicle after throwing a snake at the driver, then crashed through barricades set up for a pole-vaulting exhibition in South Carolina. Authorities say the suspect demanded a woman's keys and then threw a live black snake...
Visitor Attraction and Resort Management foundation degree students from Staffordshire University graduate at Alton Towers. It was the first graduation ceremony to take place at the resort.
A divorced estate agent who quit her GBP75k a year job to go on a "middle aged gap year" at 53 is proving that you are never too old to go travelling. Despite being a high earner, with her marriage ending on top of heartbreaking news that she was ...
Police in Australia have released footage of a gender reveal stunt that went badly wrong. A car performing 'burnouts' on a rural road on the Gold Coast suddenly bursts into flames.
Good clean fun meets down-and-dirty during Mud Day in a suburban Detroit park
A baby giraffe takes her wobbly first steps days after being born at a Colorado zoo. The zoo say she is healthy, and will be named in the next 30 days.
Firefighters in California have rescued a dog who was stuck underneath a patio in Perris, California.
Competitors took part in the Red Bull Soapbox Race in Alexandra Park, London. The soapbox race is an international event in which amateur drivers race homemade soapbox vehicles on a downhill course.
A Beluga whale gives birth to a calf at Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium
LGBTQ+ disability organisation ParaPride will join London's Pride parade on Saturday for the first time, a move it says is "iconic" for disabled people. The group, which formed in April 2018 and officially launched in May this year, was invited t...
An entrepreneur who tamed an injured wild squirrel and turned him into an internet sensation has opened up about the quirky rescue hospital she has set up for the bushy-tailed rodents in her home. Caitlin McConnell, 32, has nursed around 40 squirr...
Joey "Jaws" Chestnut ate 71 wieners and buns to secure his 12th title at the Nathan's Famous annual July Fourth hot dog eating contest Thursday in New York. Chestnut was just shy of breaking the record of 74 he set last year.
A former office worker who ditched her "crushingly boring" job in sales to dice with death on a daily basis as a professional sword swallower, has described what she does as the "perfect unison of sex and death".
Vickie Harkness, 29, who forgot her wedding day and thought the year was 1860 after a brain bug wiped her memory has made a remarkable recovery - becoming a competitive figure skater, despite still only having 80% recall.
A 66-year-old grandfather is finally getting the chance to meet his favourite performer - Lady Gaga. Jim, from Grand Rapids, Michigan, was surprised by his granddaughter Whitney with tickets to see Gaga perform in Las Vegas in May.
An adorable pooch has been dubbed the UK's most adventurous dog by her 40,000 Instagram fans, who go barking mad for snaps of her paddleboarding, kayaking and mountain climbing.
A bear was caught climbing on to a homeowner's back porch and drinking from the hummingbird feeder in Albrightsville, Pennsylvania.
Art and imagination are often considered to be exclusively human traits, but now an artificially intelligent robot, named "Ai-Da" - has been coded to be create.
A couple from Cheltenham are hoping to raise GBP100,000 for an operation to help their five-year-old daughter Amelia-Rose walk independently. Ben Walton and Tanya Cross-Walton plan to fly their daughter, Amelia-Rose, five - who has the degenerati...
Security guard, Kevin Cox, was caught singing along to The Charlatans at Glastonbury. The band have invited him along to one of their gigs.
A young man who has been battling an aggressive brain tumour for half of his life is now living on his wits as a stand up comic - despite having memory problems as he only has three-quarters of a brain. Twenty-one-year-old Leighton Milton has bee...
A super-fit pole dancer has revealed how she marked the break-up of a 15-year relationship by growing a beard, after two decades of plucking and shaving her face. Plagued by facial hair since she was just 14, Hope Schmerfeld, 38, of Oklahoma City...
A 17-year-old caught a two-year-old girl after she fell from a second floor window in Istanbul.
A disabled fashion and beauty influencer, who has mastered turning negatives into positives, has become an Instagram sensation, with 200,000 followers.
A man with dementia has won plaudits on social media after a viral video showed him playing a piece he composed decades ago.
Firefighters in Littleton, Colorado rescued a flock of ducklings from a storm drain Thursday. They used the sound of duck calls played from a cell phone to coax some of the little ones to safety.
A flock of ducklings is safe after a firefighter used a recording of duck calls to coax some of them from a storm drain.
Gray seals can copy the sound of human words and songs, a new research by the University of St Andrews has found.
The creator of fictitious news reporter Jonathan Pie has said Boris Johnson is "pretending to be a statesman" and can be better at playing a character than a comedian such as himself. Tom Walker, who rose to fame giving passionate rants on curren...
A 56-year-old former vegan says she has the "body of a 25-year-old" thanks to a diet of raw meat and organs. Wedding officiant Eva LaRoche says since becoming a "raw carnivore" two years ago she has cured her lifelong constipation.
An adventure-loving singleton has told how she is up to some serious monkey business - globetrotting with a cuddly toy primate, which has helped to mend her broken heart. Buddy the Travelling Monkey has amassed tens of thousands of followers on s...
Authorities say a 93-year-old woman headed to a water exercise class drove her car into an indoor pool in central Missouri on Tuesday.
A 28-year-old woman from Gloucestershire went from minimum wage to earning almost GBP8,000 a month making TV jingles.
A stunt team have recreated a scene from the Italian Job as part of a celebration of the film's 50th anniversary at the Mini plant in Oxford.
To celebrate the launch of Disney and Pixar's Toy Story 4, eBay UK challenged internet sensation LadBaby (Mark Hoyle) to launch Buzz Lightyear into space for children's charity Together For Short Lives.