"Beluga whale" spotted in the River Thames near London

Most southerly sighting of a beluga

Stone skimming contest being held for 22nd time

Easdale contest looks at distance, as opposed to bounces

Cambodia's Festival of the Dead: rice offerings and Buddhist chants

Cambodians threw rice on the ground on Tuesday to mark the 'Festival of the Dead' or Pchum Ben and feed the...

Watch: Floods wash away bus in northern India

Floodwaters washed away a bus in a series of flash floods in north India's hill town of Manali. No one was on the...

Rare whisky bottle expected to fetch £1million at auction

Whisky is third most popular alternative investment after vintage cars and fine art

Watch: Politician's brothers and sisters publicly endorse his rival

Congressman Paul Gosar does not get along with his siblings

Rare gulper eel wows scientists

A gulper eel was found off Hawaii by researchers conducting deep-sea exploration of the sea floor on September...

Hitler runs for mayor despite threat from Lennin

Parents often choose exotic-sounding first names for their children

Brexit protection? Farage-themed condoms a hit among UK eurosceptics

Nigel Farage, the former leader of Britain's UK Independence Party, has long had a knack for generating publicity...

Jet-powered shopping trolley and motorised toilet take to the track

A toilet, a shopping trolley and a garden shed raced at high speed showcasing the eccentric side of motor...

Scaly, scary lodgers: Frenchman shares home with 400 reptiles

In an unassuming house on France's River Loire, a cobra lives on the coffee table, a 50kg tortoise roams the...

Tired Londoners rent sleep pods for some zzz's

Exhausted Londoners hoping to take a rest from their busy schedules are being offered an alternative to coffee...

Cathay Pacific loses 'f' in spelling error on new plane

'This special livery won’t last long' - airline

Watch: Great grandfather tackles armed raiders, kicks robbers' backside

Footage goes viral as man literally kicks three men out of bookmakers

Watch: Bubbly Joseph Calleja like you've never heard him before

Tenor Joseph Calleja has commanded the stage all over the world and entertained tens of thousands of...

WATCH: Players rescue ambulance in Brazil football match

Ambulance failed to start after picking up injured player on the pitch

Australian company charged life insurance premiums to dead clients

It also charged thousands of customers for financial advice it never gave

Reward offered as strawberries in Australia sabotaged with needles, pins

Authorities urge consumers to slice fruit before eating

Watch: Zoo celebrates birth of endangered spider monkey

Among the 25 most endangered primates in the world

A bike path made entirely of used plastic opens in Holland

Equivalent of 500,000 bottle caps turned into 30 metres of cycling lane