An 18,000-year-old puppy recovered last year from Siberia’s permafrost was presented to the public in Yakutsk.
An art installation featuring a pillar reported containing the mortal ashes of victims of the National Socialist German Workers Party has been erected in front of the Bundestag, in Berlin.
Hedgehogs are moving into 'prison cells' to hibernate over this year's harsh German winter.
A baby snowy owl injured after falling into a trap is recuperating after surgery at the Kemerovo Centre for Conservation of Biological Diversity. Kemerovo locals found the owlet with its left leg stuck in a trap, and took him to the rehabilitation...
A carpenter from the Chinese city of Kaiyuan took charge of his dream of owning a sports car by making use of his carpentry skills and building a wooden sports car of his own at home.
Austrian athlete Franz Mullner set a new record by spinning the Hi-Sky Ferris wheel in Munich using only the strength of his muscles. Mullner can be seen pulling the 78-metre-tall (255 feet) structure using a rope and straps in front of a cheering...
A St Petersburg restaurant has added a fancy twist to one of the most iconic street foods – from the beginning of November local foodies have had the chance to experience shawarma stuffed with sturgeon caviar and decorated with gold leaves.
‘Everything started crumbling’ - search for survivors after deadly earthquake in Albania intensifies
A powerful earthquake has hit Albania. Dozens have died and hundreds have been injured, many are displaced. Rescue efforts are ongoing.
A sculpture of Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange and whistleblowers Edward Snowden and Chelsea Manning, returned to Berlin as Germany's Bundestag held a public hearing on Assange's UK extradition case. The event - organised by German political p...
A company in Spain has developed an eco-friendly shoe that is made out of banana fibre.
A mini-chopper could be a solution for traffic jams and rescue operations in the future.
A London based company aims to encourage consumers to take a more environmentally friendly approach to eat, by promoting the use of edible insects in cookery. Horizon Edible Insects has developed a burger patty recipe featuring creepy crawlies and...
A dog walker in Buenos Aires has converted a school bus to make it more comfortable for his clients to be driven around.
The Lowy bakery in Brussels is capitalising on the latest food trends as they launch "Cannabread", the first commercially distributed hemp bread in commercially.
Following the ban of single-use plastic in Odisha, a demand for a substitute is increasing. Women have come together and are making plates out of leaves, generating an income.
In (the village of) Berezovka near Zhytomyr, Ukraine, a shelter for bears helps animals with a troubled past to recover.
A monkey Mantled Howler monkey (Alouatta Palliata) that was rescued in the Ecuadorian city of Guayaquil after being brutally separated from its mother by traffickers was given a new lease on life at a veterinary centre that is preparing it to be r...
Stan the cat is an anti-Brexit campaigner and will stand in the UK general election.
The ban of single-use plastic that has been in place since 2016 transformed the Guatemalan town of San Pedro La Laguna in many ways.
A LEGO exhibition has just opened its doors in Spain. There you can see the largest LEGO plane in the world, models of superheroes, and a whole area dedicated to the human body.
A bar in New Delhi is selling oxygen, promising better health amid the air pollution in the Indian capital.
A farmer in the central-western city of Corumba has taken in hundreds of caimans trying to escape from the wildfires in the Pantanal region.
The fossils of an ancient upright walking ape have been discovered in Germany. This could change the way we tell evolutionary history.
Builders pulled a dog out of an icy lake with an excavator bucket. The dog ran away after.
Venice is in a state of crisis due to a record flood and strong winds.
Zimbabwe is planning on moving animals from the south of the country as a severe drought is killing the wildlife.
A giant hotpot that can feed 50 something people at once has been unveiled in China.
Engineer Pavel Chilin, previously known in mass media as a manufacturer of organs, this time created a self-made locomotive in his village of Ulyanovka, Leningrad region. Chilin has been working on the construction of a narrow-gauge (300 mm) railw...
French artist Patrick Roger has created a chocolate replica of the Berlin Wall to commemorate the 30th anniversary of its fall
A 200kg pig, called Twiglet, is rescued from a flat and put on a diet
Wildfires in Brazil have caused hundreds of animals to die
Twenty-seven-year-old Chengdu chef Li Mi'an doubles up as a fruit and veggie whiz who transforms nature's edibles into eye-popping pieces of art.
Undertakers from all across the Balkans get together for an unusual party.
A museum often different backdrops so visitors can take prefect Instagram worthy selfies
At least 40 participants were injured by gunpowder fruit in the traditional Hingot war near the Indian city of Indore. The traditional battle takes place every year the day after Diwali, the festival of lights, in the Gautampura area, about 59 km ...
Once a year the villagers of Gumatapura celebrate a Hindu saint by throwing cow dung.
A nine year old girl has become a sensation on social media for her kung fu skills
Недалеко от Владивостока, в Надеждинском районе Приморья, открылся первый дальневосточный приют для медведей.
Nepal celebrates dogs all day during traditional festivals.
A 19th century Louis Vuitton trunk was until recently used to store corn and other grain by pensioners Aleksandra and Aleksandr Sokhranych in a small east Ukrainian village of Mokhnach.
A Russian shaman has made a giant dreamcatcher to fulfil everyone’s wishes and get into the Guiness Book of Records
An acrobat from Perm did the same balancing trick between two buses between two buses
The ongoing 'Kincade' wildfires have been raging across Sonoma country in Northern California since October 23. Millions of people have been left without power and more than one hundred thousand forced to evacuate as a result of the fires. Califor...
A stray dog roaming the streets of Bratsk in Siberia has found a new home thanks to her eyebrows which make her appear human-like. The shelter owners then decided to film the dog and post the material online in order to find her new home, and the ...
A pet cafe has come under fire because it dyed its dogs to make them look like pandas
Two rare Mickey Mouse masks that were made in 1930s Nazi Germany are up for auction