More than two million Britons will head overseas for the bank holiday weekend, with those staying at home having to contend with busy roads and disrupted rail journeys.
Watch the former US president being soaked in freezing water by his wife after being nominated for the latest charity fundraising craze.
A solar power plant in California is proving less than environmentally friendly for the birds that fly into its red-hot beams of light.
These incredible photos snapped by a wildlife photographer resemble aliens – but what are they really?
To mark 25 years since the death of Born Free author George Adamson, Will Travers, the president of the Born Free Foundation, shares his thoughts on the conservationist’s incredible legacy.
A woman who heard a noise coming from a closed suitcase was shocked to find 15 pairs of cats’ eyes staring back at her when she opened it.
Watch what happens when a mysterious artist splatters paint onto a blank canvas on a beach – the result isn’t as abstract as it first seems.
As France prepares to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Liberation of Paris, we take a tour of what Hitler described as his "saddest day".
A parents' kitchen fridge gallery of their children's art work could showcase more than artistic ability.
Check out this year's stunning entries and cast a vote for your favourite Wildlife Photographer of the Year.