This is the moment tempers boiled over between two riders in a motorbike race in February. Jorge Martinez and Marion Calvo came together in Costa Rica's National Motorbike Championship.
Cameron Millar, 11, from Edinburgh, has received a tweet of congratulations from Star Wars actor Mark Hamill after receiving a new bionic arm, complete with a specially-designed Star Wars BB-8 facade.
A wild Asian elephant got separated from his group and visited a Chinese town, China's state broadcaster CCTV reported.
Indonesian police said Monday they also found geckos and chameleons in the luggage of a Russian tourist who was arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle a drugged orangutan out of Bali.
An extremely rare albino penguin has made its debut at Gdansk Zoo in northern Poland.The albino penguin hatched in mid-December and has been under veterinary care. In the wild, such an unusual-looking penguin would be rejected by other penguins an...
An unique albino penguin made his media debut on Friday at a zoo in Poland. According to the director of Gdansk zoo the shy white chick is the only albino penguin in the world.
Florence “Flo” Filion Meiler, an 84-year-old competitive female pole vaulter, is headed to the world competition in Poland this week, where she'll be the only one in her age group for pole vaulting.
Meet 23-year-old George Lodge who began inspecting his hive in his birthday suit for a charity calendar to fund a research trip to Britain by a beekeeper he met in Zanzibar.
Mandatory Courtesy: @gracehoffman08 Rush hour traffic came to a standstill on a busy main road thanks to a reported runaway ostrich. The bird was spotted wandering between cars on the A12 in Colchester at around 5.30pm.
With the final series of Game of Thrones set to come out in April, fans have the chance to get inked by Lauren Winzer at The Circle in London, on April 16 and 17.
Law-breaking turned into breakdancing at the end of a Los Angeles vehicle pursuit. TV news helicopters were overhead Tuesday night when a suspect did a brief dance before being handcuffed.
A Texas homeowner who reported seeing "a few" snakes under his home actually had dozens of rattlesnakes living beneath his house.
A koala took the opportunity to cool off in an unoccupied air conditioned car near Adelaide on Monday, relaxing on the leather seats as the owner tried to convince it to leave.
Rare two-week-old giraffe calf, Mburo, stretches his long legs exploring the outside world for the fist time at Chester Zoo.
A winemaker in the Alluca Vinyards, Blewitt Springs, South Australia gets a surprise after leaving his car door open for his dog. A stubborn koala has taken refuge in the cool car and doesn't want to leave. Tim Whitrow who filmed his encounter ...
An artist and Beto O'Rourke fan took his support for the Texas Democratic presidential candidate to a new level in creating a piece of artwork of O'Rourke's face in an Austin, Texas field.
A high-flying businessman, who quit the rat race to live off grid with his wife in a wooden house he built himself on a remote Portuguese hilltop, has revealed how he has found utopia. Taking just two months to build his house single handedly fro...
A polar bear born at a German zoo has ventured outside to explore for the first time. The unnamed female cub was born on December 1 but had remained inside under the close scrutiny of keepers at Tierpark Berlin until now.
Long Island brewer Jamie Adams created his new Deep Ascent ale using yeast from bottles he and fellow divers salvaged from the SS Oregon, a Liverpool-to-New York luxury liner that sank off the coast of New York in 1886.
Megan, a 13-year-old endangered western lowland gorilla, introduced her one week old baby at the Dallas Zoo.
An AFC Fylde footballer struggled to place the ball for a corner in high winds during Storm Gareth. Nick Haughton could not get the ball to stay still in the stormy match against Hartlepool.
A human shamrock was formed in Trafalgar Square ahead of the annual St Patrick's Day parade on Sunday, which will be led by actor James Nesbitt.
A maths professor has described her "real-life Jaws" moment when a 12ft shark sank its teeth into her companion's wrist, sending a geyser of blood exploding through the sea as he swam just feet away from her. Likening the carnivorous predators to ...
Fishmonger and owner of collingwood Seafood on Northshields Fish quay Tony McLean, 38, shows off a rare blue lobster caught off the coast of Northumberland at Seahouses.
Storm Gareth provided a few of Scotland's police training dogs a loch to play in. Bodie, Elvis and Peggy played in the floods created after heavy rain during the storm.
A modern day witch who quit the 9 to 5 to live off-grid in a handcrafted home in the middle of a tropical jungle, has told of her magical lifestyle.
A man narrowly avoided being crushed by falling bricks from a collapsing building during the weekend's strong winds. CCTV footage shows the pedestrian's lucky escape as he walks down Stoke Newington High Street, east London, just seconds before t...
SpaceX's new crew capsule has returned to Earth, ending its first test flight with an old-fashioned splashdown in the Atlantic Ocean. The Dragon undocked from the International Space Station early on Friday. Six hours later, the capsule carrying a...
From mastiffs to collies, Great Danes to Dobermanns, it was a day for working dogs at the world famous dog show in Birmingham. Like athletes arriving for a race, they were kept warm in blankets, onesies and snoods, with little doggy booties preve...
CCTV captures the moment a Rothschild's giraffe calf is born at Chester Zoo. New mum Dagmar delivers the six-foot tall youngster after a 15-month pregnancy.
A woman in her 30s who left university to care for her doctor dad is aiming to run the 2019 London Marathon to raise awareness of early on-set Alzheimer's, after she was diagnosed with the same disease.
Two burglars are smoked out after attempting a burglary in Corby. The two perpetrators smashed down the door of a business on November 20 last year. But a gas machine installed by the Force's Crime Prevention Team goes off on entry. The room fills...
A cancer-stricken father-of-two who was told chemotherapy made his saliva toxic, was warned by doctors not to have sex with his pregnant wife, as such physical intimacy could harm their unborn child. Diagnosed with stage three bowel cancer - one o...
A video of a Chilean police officer rescuing a dog that became tangled in a tarp has gone viral. Footage of the Sunday rescue was captured at a home in San Felipe, which is about 56 miles northwest of Santiago.
Dressed up and ready for fun, revelers are celebrating Mardi Gras in New Orleans, but many are protesting the "no-call" given to Saints against the LA Rams during the NFC Championship game.
More cheese, butter and yogurt makers than ever before have entered the U.S. Championship Cheese Contest. The three-day event started Tuesday in Green Bay, Wisconsin. It's considered the largest cheese, butter and yogurt competition in the U.S.
A school teacher in the United States has taken to Facebook live to read her pupils bedtime stories. Belinda George from Texas reads children's books to pupils every Tuesday using Facebook.
A Berlin zoo shows off its baby polar bear. The 12-week-old bear is making hearts melt at Tierpark Zoo. Already right at home, her sex was only determined a week ago.
A fat rat had to be rescued by firefighters after it got stuck in a manhole cover. A team of at least nine firefighters helped release the rodent from the cover in the German town of Bensheim.
Niagara Parks Police close Niagara River Parkway near the Mathers Arch after strong winds blew ice over the retaining wall from the lake at Niagara Falls.
A nursing assistant has turned the two-bedroom house she shares with her partner into a haven for her seven tarantulas and two snakes.
A canine quarterback wowed the crowds during an American football half-time show on Saturday, sprinting 83 yards across the field to catch a frisbee thrown for it. Local reporter JC Carnahan shared a video of the feat on Twitter and wrote: "This ...
A plane rocks mid-air as it comes into land at Gibraltar. The London Heathrow to Gibraltar flight was diverted to Malaga after the pilot was forced to abort the landing due to strong crosswinds.
A mum-of-three and her teacher husband from Wisconsin have built a tropical rainforest for their pet sloth Enzo. Jenni and Terry Koenig's spare bedroom has been transformed into a paradise for the tree-dwelling animal, who was bred in captivity.
A winter storm dumped record-breaking amounts of snow in Arizona, causing problems for some people, but delighting a black dog who romped in the heavy, white snow.
Skiers in Afghanistan have used a motorcycle and a wheelbarrow to create a clever lift to the top of the slopes. Alishah Farhang created the contraption with his friend, an engineer, in the mountains of Gonbatag Valley in Bamyan province. The rop...
Office worker Kara Eden, 22, was really self-conscious about her cystic acne but she has now set up an Instagram page where she bravely bares all in 'au naturel' selfies to push people to embrace their insecurities.
A former Jehovah's Witness who turned his back on Christianity to become a rockstar, has revealed how he then found his true calling as a "sound healer" playing a didgeridoo.