A competition to find the best seagull impersonator has taken place in Dunkirk, France.
Coal dust is being blamed for turning snow black in Russia's largest mining region in Siberia
Tim Howell, a mountain athlete, completed a series of never-jumped base exits from a number of iconic Scottish mountain locations.
The operator of the spa in the resort town, southwest of Tokyo, is using bathing powder made from cacao seeds for the unusual bath.
A surveillance video released by a transit authority in the US city of Cleveland shows a man stepping off a train to smoke a cigarette and then frantically chase after it when it leaves the station with his baby on board.
French climber Alain Robert, also known as the French 'Spiderman', climbed Manila's 47-storey GT Tower on Tuesday.
Thirty two racers dressed in colourful outfits took part in Gaissach's annual horn sledge race on Sunday (January 27), a popular event that attracts hundreds of people from all over Bavaria.
With millions of YouTube views and hits on Spotify and iTunes, a group of young nun rockers play one of their biggest gigs next week, and thousands of Catholics, including the pope himself, will be there to watch.
Want to swim like a fantasy sea creature? At 'mermaiding' classes in Finland, adult women and men swim wearing a garment that combines a monofin flipper with fabric from the waist down to create a distinctive mermaid tail.
Maija Mottonen, Finland's first professional mermaid instructor, is giving lessons at a pool near Helsinki
Ever wanted to vent your anger by smashing something but was prohibited from doing so? Now you can in Beijing's anger room.
Play our quiz on which items are genuine exhibits at the Museum of Failure in Sweden
A moose wandered into an Alaska hospital building, ate some plants and exited using a motion-activated door that was stuck open because of the cold.
The Ice Music festival began on Saturday evening in Italy's Val di Sole ski resort.
Eight people were rescued after being stuck on a fair ride for several hours on New Year's Eve in France, local media reported on Tuesday (January 1)
Firefighters responding to a burning car in Florida on Christmas Eve made an important rescue before handling the blaze — one large, wrapped Christmas gift.
A group of divers on Sunday placed a Christmas tree on the bottom of a lake in Russia's Kazan region at near-freezing water temperatures, swimming around it in circles and toasting with champagne underwater.
Four zebras escaped from a Christmas circus and were seen racing through Dresden, Germany on Monday (December 17) before being caught by police, German media reported.
Divers brought some Christmas spirit to a popular shipwreck off the coast of Cyprus. A white Christmas tree was decorated with non-toxic ornaments as 'Santa' divers posed in front of fish, 42 metres beneath the surface
Santa Claus ditched the traditional chimney and rappelled down a high-rise tower on a downtown public square in Berlin on Sunday (December 16) to deliver gifts to all the good boys and girls.
Christmas came early for fish and sharks at an aquarium in Malta this week, when Santa Claus took a dive to hand out treats.
British prime minister suffered an embarrassing malfunction during trip to Berlin.
Noah way! The gigantic vessel has no motor so tugboats need to be hired. Cost? More than €1 million.
This is a baby’s incredible scrape with death in India.
This new luxury hotel near Shanghai has been built in a former deep pit mine.
Police officer knocks on No 10 door so Downing Street cat can be let in