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Dogs are well-known for being able to sniff out deadly explosives but they could have a rival in the future - honeybees.
A bear weighing nearly 300lb has been tranquillized and removed from a homeowner's backyard after it was discovered resting up a tree.
Pop star Justin Bieber has until midnight to claim his pet monkey – or lose it to the Federal Republic of Germany.
Venezuelans have been hit by a chronic toilet paper shortage leading to empty supermarket shelves and long queues to snap up the remaining rolls.
An Australian politician has been attacked by a kangaroo as he went for a morning jog.
Researchers believe they may have discovered an ancient city deep in the Honduran rainforest, which could be a legendary metropolis known as the City of Gold.
The Foreign Office is used to coming to the aid of Britons who are in life-or-death situations or find themselves in trouble abroad.
A deer crashed through the windscreen of a moving bus and then erratically hopped around inside before stepping off.
Sean 'Diddy' Combs will not be in Downton Abbey, despite official Twitter page messages saying he would be a series regular.
A British climber is recovering in hospital after cheating death by "swimming" an avalanche in the Italian Alps.
Families have been forced out of their homes after a hillside started mysteriously swallowing them up.
A Kentucky man has enjoyed an illicit midnight feast in a closed supermarket, according to police in Louisville.
Insects are a virtually "untapped" source of food for people, livestock and pets, according to the United Nations.
An American Airlines jet was forced to make an emergency detour after a passenger refused to stop singing the Whitney Houston hit, I Will Always Love You.
On the eve of his return to Earth after nearly five months on board the International Space Station, Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield has recorded his own version of David Bowie's Space Oddity.