When is 200 metres not 200 metres? When US sprinter Noah Lyles runs it, apparently.
A "vampire-slaying kit" containing a pocket-sized pistol and a 19th century copy of the New Testament is going under the hammer.
German engineering company Festo has created robotic birds capable of amazingly realistic flight.
An Australian trucker managed to fight off a highly venomous snake while doing 70mph along a busy road.
An exotic frog has been discovered in a bunch of bananas after making a 5,000-mile journey from Colombia to south Wales.
Allotment holders in South Wales got the shock of their life when they discovered a 6ft (1.8-metre) boa constrictor among their vegetables.
A nine-month-old puppy had an emergency operation after swallowing a 10-inch stick half the length of its body.
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has proved he is something of a pop culture expert by quoting Mean Girls in his coronavirus news conference.
Peacocks, ostriches and baboons joined in an animal baby boom at a Palestinian zoo during the coronavirus closure as they let nature take its course free from human distractions.
French police have taken away an emaciated lion from a circus in Vironvay, western France, following complaints from an animal rights organization.
When it comes to this news story, you'll either love it or hate it: there's a Marmite shortage.
Russian restaurant owners stripped of their income by the coronavirus lockdown are campaigning for their businesses to be allowed to reopen by posting pictures of themselves naked on social media.
A 34-year-old gorilla has undergone a medical procedure usually reserved for humans after unusual growths were found in its nose.
In the early hours of Sunday 31 May, senior officers aboard the oil tanker Willowy were called to the bridge to be told that their ship and four others in its vicinity were mysteriously sailing in circles, unable to steer, and on course to converge.
Indian police have released a pigeon belonging to a Pakistani fisherman after a probe found that the bird, which had flown across the contentious border between the nuclear-armed nations, was not a spy, two officials said on Friday.
Two men snuck into a bedroom with machetes after being hired to carry out a stranger's sexual fantasy of being tied up in his underwear and stroked with a broom, only to discover they had got the wrong address.
A pigeon suspected of being trained to "spy" by Pakistan has been captured in India along one of the world's most contested borders, Indian officials said.
I counted how many articles articles with the term ‘crisis’ appeared in newspapers since the 19th century.
Scientists have reported getting so high on the nitrous oxide emitted by penguin poo that it actually made them ill.