Locals campaigning for Mama Julia to be recognised in the Guinness Book of Records
Fifty-seven women have taken part in a synchronised skydive in Ukraine, setting a new world record.
Over 1,000 people gathered in Mexico City's Zocalo to break the Guinness World Record for simultaneous foosball-playing,
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Hans Langseth or King Whiskers has gone down in history as having the world's longest beard
Measured at 612 metres and 70 centimetres, the record surpasses the one previously broken in Hungary, which had tallied 255 metres.
Traditional pizza from Naples was over seven meters long
At 81, James Harrison will no longer donate his blood after 1173 donations over six decades, during which his blood's special antibodies, used to make a vital medicine, have saved countless infant lives.
Motor show Top Gear scooped the unusual Guiness World Record after reaching a top speed of 87.271 miles per hour (140 kph) with a modified farm vehicle.
Chefs in Turkey claim to have broken the Guinness World Record
Thrill seekers will travel on the zipwire at speeds of up to 150kph along its 2.8 kilometre length.
United Arab Emirates
Adventure-seekers can ride 2.8km over the Jebel Jais mountains near the Oman border.
The world's biggest Panettone has made an appearance in Milan. Euronews takes a look at other outsized Christmas treats.
Rides & Experiences
Richard Browning managed to hit more than 50 km/h over an English lake.
Team England have broken the world record for the 'fastest hole of golf by a team of four'
Mo the dog's 18.58 cm-long lolling tongue is something to behold.
It took less than 80 days but it can only be described as a feat of epic proportions.
British endurance cyclist Mark Beaumont has broken the world
Rides & Experiences
The UAE has an ambitious plan to become the adventure hub of the Middle East and break a new Guinness World Record.
A transatlantic tussle is underway involving two men aged over 100 - to determine who is the world record holder
There's a new spin on the traditional summer barbecue after a group of Brazilians took a national pastime to dizzying heights and tried to bag a new world record into the bargain.