A beer has become the first alcoholic drink to be sold in a small Connecticut town in 81 years.
Sir Nils Olav, a resident king penguin at Edinburgh Zoo, was honoured with the title of brigadier during a parade. [VIDEO]
An Australian acrobatic pilot is aiming to break the Guinness World of Record by flying upside down for 24.
A shopkeeper has confessed to planting cannabis in Glastonbury town centre’s floral displays.
Kluet, an orangutan at an Australian zoo, has released his debut single to raise awareness for World Orangutan Day.
A British hospital discovered it had become home to more than 100 000 bees when patients noticed honey dripping down the walls.
An Indian monk who says he is the oldest man to have ever lived puts his longevity down to no sex and daily yoga.
An entrancing squid has been spotted off California by researchers using a remotely operated submarine to explore the ocean floor.
A Japanese man was arrested after having promised to pay a taxi driver for an 850km journey, police said on Monday.
Showboating British weightlifter Sonny Webster claimed a unique Olympic record the men's 94kg competition at the Rio Games.
A Chinese couple marked their wedding day by dangling underneath a glass bottom suspension bridge. [VIDEO]
Berlin is building a fence to prevent prostitutes and drug dealers from wandering into a neighbouring residential area.
A last-minute purchase nearly cost a holidaymaker her flight – after she was locked in a shop in a UK airport.
A survivor of the Emirates air crash at Dubai airport won big on a lottery ticket just six days later.
When a London city council got a call about a tortoise on the way to an incinerator, they sprang into action...