Twitter is set to celebrate the success of #ScottishTwitter with an “immersive visitor centre” during the Edinburgh Fringe.
A US state trooper who pulled over to help what he thought was a disabled vehicle found a driver with eight phones simultaneously playing the video game Pokemon Go.
An Isis blooper video has emerged in which a member of the terrorist group is repeatedly interrupted by a loudly squawking bird.
A wild raccoon has been freed after it was stuck in a high school’s vending machine in Volusia County, Florida, on Wednesday.
More than 150 rare caterpillars hatched at Chester Zoo will be released into the wild in Manchester and Cheshire, their historic home range.
A panda at Berlin Zoo might give birth to a cub this month after an ultrasound scan suggested she could be pregnant.
A piano playing cat has been helping students feel more at ease with learning music.
A baseball fan lost her beer after falling foul of a 95mph pitch, thrown directly towards her.
A baby raccoon from Arkansas that was left unable to walk after a traumatic brain injury has been given the gift of movement with a brand-new wheelchair.
Three kittens rescued from a storm drain at a school have been given marvellous new names.
A man was given his own private Delta flight after he was the only person to show up for the trip.
A tiny trio of rock hyrax pups — the world’s closest-known relative to the elephant — have been born at Chester Zoo.
A fugitive in Germany has been nabbed thanks to the help of angry wasps.
Prophets of Rage guitarist Tom Morello taped a “f*** Boris” message to his guitar as the band headlined Winchester’s Boomtown Fair.
Referee Mike Dean has become something of a personality in the Premier League, and he didn’t take long to add to his own legend in the 2019/20 season.
A man who became wedged between rocks while collecting bat droppings in the Cambodian jungle has been rescued after being trapped for almost four days.
A Southwest Airlines pilot has flown his father’s remains back home to the US after they were identified from the Vietnam War.
A Belgian wildlife park is proudly showing off newborn giant panda twins.
A six-year-old girl from the United States has challenged three toy companies over a lack of female military figures.
More than two million pilgrims have gathered in the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia to perform initial rites of the hajj, an Islamic pilgrimage that takes the faithful along a path traversed by the Prophet Muhammad 1,400 years ago.