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.
A flock of ducks found themselves with a special escort as they waddled down a motorway.
An American politician wore socks depicting a floppy-fringed Donald Trump as he met the United States president.
Prime minister of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern has turned down an 11-year-old’s bribe to conduct research on dragons and telekinesis.
Firefighters helped a cat escape from a tree in an unusually dramatic take on the old cliche.
A badly injured tortoise is back on the move with a new custom-made wheelchair.
For many people, meals are the best time of the day and it seems that is true of this little kangaroo.
While most of the candidates for Denmark’s general election are making good use of the internet, posting their promises on websites and social media, one has gone a step further.
Protesters in Australia suspended themselves on ropes from Sydney Harbour Bridge in an effort to persuade prime minister Scott Morrison to declare a climate emergency.
The 150th osprey chick has hatched as part of a pioneering project to bring the bird of prey back to England’s skies, conservationists said.
A student from Texas ended her education on a hilarious note, as she made a pun out of her own name for her high school yearbook quote.
Chester Zoo has revealed its new baby giraffe is a girl.
A state trooper who was called to what he thought was going to be an injured dog was instead confronted with a coyote.
Police in Arizona, US, have returned an emu back to its owner after the bird was found wandering the area.
Around 550 people were evacuated from The University of Canberra Library after a suspected gas leak turned out to be a particularly smelly piece of fruit.
Cat lovers have gathered in Dundee for the annual Nor’ East of Scotland Cat Club show. The club was founded in 1964 by a “small group of dedicated cat lovers and enthusiasts”, organisers said. All cats were welcomed at the club’s championship show at Dundee’s Caird Hall, from household pets to pedigrees.
Rugby players from a Caribbean island better known for reggae, cricket and sprinting are aiming to feature at the next Olympics.
A teacher in Hertfordshire painstakingly piped complex mathematics on top of biscuits as a leaving gift for her students.
Emilia Clarke was treated like a queen during an NBA playoffs game when the Houston Rockets mascot spotted her courtside.
Remarkable pictures show the moment a bobcat had to be coaxed down from the top of an electrical pole.