Voting is well under way on a historic day for Scotland as people determine whether the country should remain part of the United Kingdom.
Watch the moment a cyclist touring 195 countries was threatened at gunpoint by a thief who wanted his bike and rucksack.
Some relationships can last even longer than a lifetime, as archaeologists discovered when they found two skeletons holding hands inside a lost chapel.
Watch what happened when a brazen would-be thief took a piece of art off the wall of a gallery and tried to hide it in his clothing.
If Scotland was to become independent, here's a look at how UK statistics such as life expectancy and rainfall would change.
Watch the moment an ‘armed’ robber pretended a banana was a gun and demanded cash and cigarettes at a US convenience store.
This shot of a vivid aurora dancing across the Icelandic night sky has won its author the title of Astronomy Photographer of the Year.
The independence referendum is not the only historic vote taking place in Scotland as a prestigious golf club will decide whether to allow women for the first time in 260 years.
A US man has been charged with misuse of the police emergency number after apparently calling it eight times because his flat didn’t come with a fridge.