Viral Episodes

Neighbours rally round to sing happy birthday to seven-year-old boy

Neighbours rally round to sing happy birthday to seven-year-old boy

After a seven-year-old's birthday plans fell through due to coronavirus, his parents organised a surprise celebration on their road. Neighbours rallied around him to sing Happy Birthday in unison while practising social distancing.
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Golf fanatic turns his car into a mobile DRIVING RANGE

Golf fanatic turns his car into a mobile DRIVING RANGE

A golf fanatic has turned his car into a mobile DRIVING RANGE - and is using it to beat boredom during lockdown.John Imrie, 27, decided to renovate the "banger" with pal Kurt Hill, 31, after the pair took a road trip and struggled to find places t...
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Parrot mocks owner by LAUGHING during his quarantine workout

Parrot mocks owner by LAUGHING during his quarantine workout

This video shows a parrot that ruthlessly mocks her owner - by LAUGHING hysterically during his quarantine workout. Emma, a 30-year-old macaw, cackled while Kelly Cameron, 40, attempted to exercise on his living room floor. "She laughed at me ...
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Nine-year-old creates hilarious lockdown rap

Nine-year-old creates hilarious lockdown rap

A nine-year-old impressionist with hair like Boris Johnson's performed 'stay at home' rap in the style of the PM's daily briefing. Little Bradley James from Sheffield was teased around the house last week after closed barbers meant his hair got so...
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Brave mother battles rare Miller-Fisher syndrome

Brave mother battles rare Miller-Fisher syndrome

A brave mother has relived the horror of becoming completely paralysed - even down to her eyelids, which were fixed open - within days of developing a chest infection. Laura Rawlinson, 36, was at home in Crawley, West Sussex, with her daughter El...
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Sassy mum who splurged GBP100 a month on hair removal posts her 6cm armpit fuzz to Instagram

Sassy mum who splurged GBP100 a month on hair removal posts her 6cm armpit fuzz to Instagram

A "hairy woman" whose ex-boyfriend once remarked on her "moustache" to his mum, has "seen the light" after years of waxing, lasering and shaving and now proudly posts pictures of her 6cm long armpit hair on Instagram. After her mother gave her a ...
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Dad 3D-printing head visors for hero NHS staff...in his lounge

Dad 3D-printing head visors for hero NHS staff...in his lounge

A dedicated dad is 3D-printing dozens of desperately-needed head visors for NHS staff a day - in his lounge. Phil Hathaway, 58, used to print small tank models as a hobby before he became a lifeline for medical staff struggling to protect themselv...
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Woman rings cancer bell to mark her recovery... but pulls the handle off in excitement

Woman rings cancer bell to mark her recovery... but pulls the handle off in excitement

This heartwarming video shows the comical moment a woman ringing the bell to mark her remarkable recovery from cancer gets so excited that she pulls the handle off. Jane Mann, 59, can be seen jangling the gong with an enormous smile on her face an...
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Irish emergency services surprise young boy for his birthday during lockdown

Irish emergency services surprise young boy for his birthday during lockdown

The Irish Garda have surprised a young boy from Cork on his birthday, in an effort to cheer him up during the nationwide Covid-19 lockdown.
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Geordies stage a mass ‘isolation disco’ during the coronavirus lockdown

Geordies stage a mass ‘isolation disco’ during the coronavirus lockdown

Amazing drone footage shows hundreds of party-loving Geordies throwing an impromptu 'isolation disco' to cheer themselves up during the coronavirus lockdown. Residents living in apartment blocks on both sides of the River Tyne co-ordinated a huge ...
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Five-year-old begs brother for an 'old man' haircut

Five-year-old begs brother for an 'old man' haircut

A five-year-old was left with this hilarious haircut after begging his brother for an 'old man' style - he'd seen on 'You've Been Framed'. Cheeky George Moore grabbed a pair of clippers belonging to his dad Kevin Moore, 38, after finding them on...
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Off-grid couple who travel UK with dog

Off-grid couple who travel UK with dog

A woman who found not one, but two life-long companions after swiping right on a dating app. When Kayla Moyes, 24, first saw maths teacher Sam Taylor's profile in November 2017, she admits she was only interested in the "chubby ginger guy with th...
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Flatmates turn to fancy dress to ease boredom in lockdown

Flatmates turn to fancy dress to ease boredom in lockdown

Two freelance workers have been using their time in self-isolation to recreate famous looks, including Mary Poppins, Edward Scissorhands and even My Little Pony. Freelance photographer Harriet Clare, 29, and dancer and performer Chloe Mead, 28, ...
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Stockport Spider-Men keep kids entertained during lockdown

Stockport Spider-Men keep kids entertained during lockdown

Two men in Stockport have been delighting neighbourhoods by dressing as Spider-Man while on their daily exercise outdoors. Known as the Stockport Spider-Men, sightings of the superhero during the coronavirus lockdown have been entertaining child...
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'T-Rex' filmed pushing a shopping trolley to join a Tesco queue

'T-Rex' filmed pushing a shopping trolley to join a Tesco queue

This is the hilarious moment a person in a T-Rex costume pushing a shopping trolley rushes to join the back of a queue for Tesco Extra.Russell Owen, 37, captured the peculiar moment whilst waiting in a queue at Tesco Extra within Yate Shopping Cen...
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Housemates re-creating their morning commute using shower

Housemates re-creating their morning commute using shower

This funny video shows three housemates re-creating their morning commute whilst stuck at home - by using their SHOWER as a London Underground carriage. Rowan Akin-Smith, 26, and his housemates Felix McKechnie, 27, and Pablo Hutchinson, 25, are al...
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Hilarious moment man is forced to shave head after girlfriend ruined his 'do

Hilarious moment man is forced to shave head after girlfriend ruined his 'do

This is the moment a man is forced to shave his head after his girlfriend convinced him she could cut hair - and completely ''ruined'' his do. Arizona Eastwood, 29, and Max Braham, 28, are stuck together while the country is on 'lockdown' - despi...
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Dad throws heartwarming dinner party with young family

Dad throws heartwarming dinner party with young family

A dad delights his young children by turning dinner time into a trip to a luxury restaurant during the coronavirus crisis lockdown.
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Hilarious video shows retired man planting booze in garden

Hilarious video shows retired man planting booze in garden

A retired cable jointer went viral after planting beers, ciders and wines in his garden. Mark Schofield, 51, planted corona beer bottle tops, white and red wine bottles and even had a tree with Strongbow cider hanging from it. The retired North...
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These stunning shots show dogs in mid-flight in the woods

These stunning shots show dogs in mid-flight in the woods

A leaping dog looks just like a fluffy cloud in this extraordinary image which captures it in mid-air. The identity of the thick-coated pooch - from a breed of herding dogs knows as Puli - is only betrayed by the two black eyes emerging from its f...
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Florist delights nurses with deliveries of 50,000 flowers

Florist delights nurses with deliveries of 50,000 flowers

A florist arranged for a staggering 50,000 flowers to be delivered to nurses and other NHS staff at hospitals across London.Luxury florist Wildabout Flowers saw suppliers in the Netherlands were burning millions of surplus flowers, not needed due ...
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Man uses a drone to deliver toilet roll to his sister

Man uses a drone to deliver toilet roll to his sister

A supermarket worker thought of an ingenious way to deliver some toilet roll to his sister - by using a DRONE.Pete Farmer's job means he is right in the middle of the coronavirus panic-buying.But that didn't stop him making sure his loved ones had...
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Stunning photographs of northern lights above shipwrecked boat

Stunning photographs of northern lights above shipwrecked boat

Trapped in an icy grave, this doomed shipwreck is framed by a stunning celestial display of the northern lights.The ill-fated SS Ithaka was wrecked after being blown onto the coast near the town of Churchill in Canada in 1960.British photographer ...
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A girl who was lonely on her birthday gets surprised by friends in a drive-by parade

A girl who was lonely on her birthday gets surprised by friends in a drive-by parade

A little girl who felt bored and isolated on her eighth birthday was delighted when her friends arrived for a surprise drive-by parade in her street. Bella Tapia was stuck inside with her mom on her birthday, and to make matters worse they had to ...
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An entire street sang Happy Birthday to a little girl stuck in isolation

An entire street sang Happy Birthday to a little girl stuck in isolation

This is the adorable moment the entire street sang Happy Birthday to a little girl who was stuck inside during the corona virus outbreak. Eight-year-old Sophia Thomas was unable to celebrate her birthday and party plans were scuppered. But her p...
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Cat imitates Spider-Man

Cat imitates Spider-Man

This is the funny footage that shows an adorable cat crawling upside down on the kitchen ceiling.Pascal the ten-year-old tabby was caught on camera at his home in Exeter, Devon by owner Lucy Florence Wilson.His imitation of Marvel superhero 'Spide...
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Bird lover feeds robins by hand

Bird lover feeds robins by hand

This bird lover has a cute way of passing the time - feeding generations of the same family of robins by hand. Semi-retired local government worker Robert Paterson, 56, fed the first bird 'Sir Bruce' in 2017.He's since been going back to the same ...
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Aerial view of empty California Street, San Francisco

Aerial view of empty California Street, San Francisco

An aerial view of California Street in San Francisco. Early in the morning at a normally busy time of day the street is very quiet with few cars on the road. The Bay Bridge traffic is very empty as well.
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Baby girl defies odds by surviving severe stroke in the womb

Baby girl defies odds by surviving severe stroke in the womb

The doting parents of a baby girl, who survived a stroke in the womb and surgery to remove her limbs - including two fingers which "fell off" as she was bathed - have said she still has the "biggest, brightest smile" despite her troubles. Just fo...
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Watch: Empty streets across India

Watch: Empty streets across India

Streets across India come to a standstill as India’s 1.3 billion people are ordered to stay indoors for three weeks in an attempt to control the coronavirus outbreak. The country has recorded more than 650 cases of the virus with more than 10 deaths.
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92-year-old man in self-isolation becomes viral star after singing online

92-year-old man in self-isolation becomes viral star after singing online

A self-isolating great-grandad has become an internet sensation after videos of him singing wartime classics to cheer people up during the coronavirus outbreak went viral. Arthur Cook, 92, is known in his local community as "the singing man" as he...
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Monks show off dance moves in car park

Monks show off dance moves in car park

These monks entertained self-isolated students at a Christian college - by dancing in their car park. Benedictine Anglican monks Dom Franis and Dom Bruce, both in their 70s, did their dance workout in the carpark of Sarum College. They were spotte...
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Watch this little girl's powerful plea to people to stay inside amidst coronavirus

Watch this little girl's powerful plea to people to stay inside amidst coronavirus

Watch the moment a four-year-old girl asked the public to stay inside to stop the spread of coronvavirus.Auriella Whittington, 4, is currently self isolating with her mum Kerry Green, 28, and her brother Peter, seven, at their home in Telford, Shr...
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Granddad and grandson play chess over FaceTime during isolation

Granddad and grandson play chess over FaceTime during isolation

This is the adorable video of a granddad playing chess with his grandson over FaceTime - while they're both in self-isolation.Seven-year-old Ruben set up the game with granddad Mick Phillips, 71, as a way of staying in touch since the corona outbr...
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Mum forced into abstinence by agonising condition that makes it impossible to urinate

Mum forced into abstinence by agonising condition that makes it impossible to urinate

Sam Deakin lives with Fowler's syndrome, which makes it difficult for her to pass urine. Despite her daily struggles she wants to remove the stigma and frequently reaches out online to those struggling with the condition.
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Baby hippo growing, learning at two months old

Baby hippo growing, learning at two months old

A two-month-old hippo is exploring her habitat at the San Diego Zoo alongside her mother. The hippo, named Amahle, is closely monitored by her mom, named Funani, according to zoo wildlife care specialists.
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D-Day veteran's emotive plea to protect his generation

D-Day veteran's emotive plea to protect his generation

A 95-year-old D-Day veteran has issued an emotive plea to protect his generation from coronavirus - urging the need of ''staying on the couch'.War hero Harry Fenn was just a teenager when he played a key role as a medic during the Normandy landing...
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This is the incredible bond between a dog and a rhino

This is the incredible bond between a dog and a rhino

A "remarkable and unbreakable" friendship between a dog and a RHINO has been captured on video. The sweet pairing can be seen doing everything together - with the rhino even giving the dog a kiss. David is an Anatolian Shepherd and Esmé is a white...
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Toddler taken ill with coronavirus

Toddler taken ill with coronavirus

A mum has released a video of her one year old baby who has been been struck down with coronavirus - after she thought he was just teething. Terrified Jess Mitchell's son Perran was taken ill with a 'roaring temperature' on Mother's Day leaving hi...
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Shetland pony delivers supplies to the vulnerable

Shetland pony delivers supplies to the vulnerable

This adorable miniature Shetland pony has been spreading joy in his home village by delivering supplies to vulnerable people forced to self-isolate due to coronavirus.Little Alf, who stands at just 28 inches tall, has joined his owner Hannah Russe...
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Breathtaking rollercoaster ride down Swiss alpine mountain

Breathtaking rollercoaster ride down Swiss alpine mountain

This first-person view of a scenic toboggan run down the side of an Alpine mountain is exactly what we need while self-isolating. The Rodelbahn snakes its way through the mountains around Oeschinensee Lake in Switzerland. This footage was captured...
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People shake off pandemic blues by dancing and singing

People shake off pandemic blues by dancing and singing

**** NB: SOME VIDEOS CONTAIN COPYRIGHTED MUSIC **** SWNYdance - New York office - +1646-873-7565 / usnews@swns.comPeople around the globe are shaking off the pandemic blues by dancing their way through quarantine and social distancing. Jessica Boy...
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Unlikely trio of pals - a bunny, cat and dog - melt hearts with adorable clip of them playing

Unlikely trio of pals - a bunny, cat and dog - melt hearts with adorable clip of them playing

Forget fighting like cat and dog, these four legged friends drink from the same bowl, snuggle up in a shared basket and proudly walk around their neighbourhood together. And the delightful duo became a trio of cuddly tearaways, after a mini lop r...
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NHS workers given round of applause and flowers by Tesco staff

NHS workers given round of applause and flowers by Tesco staff

NHS healthcare workers have received a round of applause and flowers from staff at Tesco in a nod to their work during the coronavirus outbreak. Tesco told the PA news agency that staff at stores across the country independently decided to make t...
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Orphaned koala thriving with help from zookeepers

Orphaned koala thriving with help from zookeepers

An orphaned koala is being cared for around the clock at the San Diego Zoo, despite the zoo being closed to the public due to the coronavirus outbreak.
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Thirsty hippo enjoys drinking tea from plastic bottle

Thirsty hippo enjoys drinking tea from plastic bottle

A hippo has been pictured - enjoying drinking TEA from a plastic bottle.Jessica the hippopotamus can be seen enjoying herself as she gulps down diluted tea at a South African safari as guests kiss her. The "gentle giant" has taken residence at Mad...
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Singer says her dog has found its voice by performing opera

Singer says her dog has found its voice by performing opera

A classical singer says her pet dog that doesn't bark has found its voice - by performing OPERA.Eight-year-old Jasper rarely makes a noise - unless owner Louise Geller, 27, is practising nearby.The Shetland Sheepdog regularly joins her practice se...
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Man 'pays' for a coffee with toilet paper

Man 'pays' for a coffee with toilet paper

Watch the silly moment a man 'pays' for his coffee by trading toilet paper with a barista in his local cafe.Magician and children's radio presenter 'Magic Phil', AGE, delighted his online followers when he shared a funny video of him paying for co...
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