One zebra was shot dead after it escaped from a circus in Germany and was unable to be brought under control - but people have since asked if this was a necessary use of force?
World-renowned French tightrope walker Tatiana-Mosio Bongonga crossed Prague's Vltava River in a performance to open an international circus festival.
Roncalli circus in Lübeck is trialling hologram projections as stand-ins for live horses, elephants and even giant goldfish.
Horses, elephants and even giant goldfish are getting a breather at a circus in Germany after it began trialling holograms.
During a far-right rally held in 2015 near the site, "aggressive skinheads" blocked the circus tents' doors and asked performers if they were French and Christian.
15-year-old Kim Hansloek is part of the gloomy statistic. But performing in the socially conscious Cabuwazi circus gives her "an outlet for the rage".
Watch how a Berlin circus helps children living in poverty in this interactive 360° experience.
Pope Francis impressed everyone on Wednesday (January 2) with his footballball twirling skills, helped by a group of Cuban circus performers who joined him at his weekly general audience in the Vatican.
The circus animal was invited onto the pitch before a league game.
Easter holiday traffic was thrown into chaos when a truck transporting five elephants rolled on a motorway in Spain.
Ethiopia recently held the second edition of the African Circus Arts Festival, which saw 11 circus troupe artists from six African countries perform at the event.
Ovo, described as 'a colourful carnival of crazy crickets, amazing ants and flexible fleas,' features a 14-metre high flying trapeze act -the biggest of its kind, as part of the extravaganza.
The curtain has finally fallen on one of the world’s oldest and most famous circus companies.
On Wednesday Pope Francis was treated to a brief performance by the Rony Rollers Circus troupe in Saint Peter’s Square at the end of his weekly audience.
A white tiger escaped from a circus in the Italian town of Monreale, on the outskirts of Palermo, on Saturday.
The Ringling Bros.
Pope Francis’s weekly general audience took a rather quirky turn on Wednesday December 28 when a circus was unleashed on the Vatican.
Russia has been paying tribute to the renowned Soviet-era clown Oleg Popov.
‘Paris de Nuit’ by the Budapest-based Recirquel Contemporary Circus Company takes audiences into the cafes, brothels and dark streets of 1930’s Paris.
Death-defying fire performers wowed crowds in Belarus.
At the annual National Circus Festival in Kabul, members of the Mobile Mini Circus for Children (MMCC) are entertaining Kabul residents with a mix of juggling, acrobatics and…
More than 30 lions rescued from circuses in Peru and Colombia have been flown back Africa to live out the rest of their lives in a private sanctuary
Canadian theatrical company Cirque du Soleil is making its Broadway debut with a new show called ‘Paramour’. Set in the golden age of Hollywood, it
Circus members perform a marine-themed show for Pope Francis in St. Peter’s Square in Rome on Wednesday (27 January).
Cirque de Soleil’s spectacular show ‘Kurios-Cabinet of Curiosities’ draws a rapt crowd for a performance at the Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. Close
International circus troupe Cirque du Soleil seeks to reconquer Europe with its latest production Amaluna, a story which takes place on an island
The Afghan Mobile Mini Circus for Children (MMCC) aims to entertain kids and adults alike, it also teaches circus skills to kids prphaned and traumatised by the war.