Police investigating how a young boy got seriously burned after being "on fire" in a city street say there is no evidence so far of any deliberate act.
Watch sprightly pooch Jumpy fly through the air and backflip in a stunning slow-motion clip.
A goggle-eyed urn took centre stage at a comedy show held to fulfil the final bucket list item of the man whose ashes are inside it.
Meet the pet bird who really is Jack-the-lad. He loves Status Quo and goes everywhere with his owner – especially to the pub.
A flight attendant’s comedy safety routine certainly grabbed the attention of airline passengers as she shared the perils of her job after a long day in the air.
Watch the moment a man tries to pose for a selfie with a passing train and gets kicked out of the way by the conductor.
Zookeepers have given a giant panda a television and toys after she showed signs of depression when her pals were moved away.
A six-foot South American rhea capable of disembowelling humans with its six-inch claws has been spotted in a Hertfordshire field.
Watch talented comic Rudi Rok make 30 incredible animal sounds in less than two minutes.
The third mate steering a South Korean ferry at the time of a major accident was navigating those waters for the first time, prosecutors say.
Rescuers were digging through piles of snow and ice today for four Sherpa guides buried on Mount Everest when an avalanche swept down the slopes and killed 12 other Nepalese guides in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak.
A man has told a jury in New York that an Egyptian cleric on trial on terrorism charges is the "very angry" imam he met in London years ago.
An attack on a UN peacekeeping base in South Sudan has killed 58 people and injured about 100 others, a UN official said.
A slow-moving landslide in the Wyoming resort town of Jackson has suddenly sped up, splitting a house into two and threatening to destroy more homes and businesses.
Pro-Russian insurgents in Ukraine's east who have been occupying government buildings in more than 10 cities said today they will only leave them if the interim government in Kiev resigns.
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