An amateur photographer’s remarkable pictures have captured the moment a bolt of lightning struck during a heavy storm in the Philippines.
New parents got the fright of their lives in Germany after accidentally forgetting their newborn in the taxi taking them home from hospital.
Primary school pupils sitting an exam found that one of the questions invited the year six class on a theme park trip.
A baby Rothschild’s giraffe has stepped outside for the first time since she was born on May 8.
Residents in northern Australia described a bright flash and rattling windows after a suspected meteorite was caught on camera.
A billionaire technology investor has stunned graduates at a US college by announcing he will pay off all their student loans estimated at 40 million dollars (£31m).
Goalkeeper Andrew Redmayne deployed unusual tactics to help his Sydney FC side secure the Hyundai A-League Championship on penalties against Perth Glory.
Former Wimbledon champion Goran Ivanisevic joked it was “bad luck for Tim, good luck for me” that Wimbledon had no roof in 2001.
As Australians headed to the polls in a tightly contested election, many tucked into a meaty treat in what has become an unusual tradition.
A select few will be able to enjoy the most Instagram-friendly spot in town on Saturday after one of the London Eye’s capsules was filled with flowers.
Two green sea turtles have been reunited after eight months apart. Gulliver and Lulu were reunited at Sea Life in Brighton – and seemed pleased to see each other.
Southampton FC have released their new kit for next season with a mockumentary which appears to take inspiration from Netflix’s Fyre Festival documentary.
Colourful celebrations took place in Taipei on Friday as Taiwan has become the first country in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage.
A kitten found encased in hardened spray foam is expected to make a full recovery after being rescued from a bin in Oregon.
Fashion brand Oh Polly received a huge backlash after it launched a separate Instagram account to promote its plus-size clothing.
Politicians, celebrities and admirers have paid tribute to former Australian prime minister Bob Hawke for his political achievements, affable character and remarkable ability to drink beer, after his death aged 89.
Five kittens that stowed away on a 400-mile trip to San Diego are looking for new homes in the US.
Motorists in Indiana have been urged to avoid what has been described by police as a “sticky situation” after a vehicle overturned, spilling honey and diesel fuel on the road.
A Chicago zoo is celebrating after one of its gorillas gave birth on Mother’s Day.
Two people, believed to be window cleaners, have been rescued from a lift near the top of an approximately 850-foot skyscraper in Oklahoma City.