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Families have been forced out of their homes after a hillside started mysteriously swallowing them up.
A tearful David Beckham has received a standing ovation as he left the pitch in what appeared to be his final game as a professional footballer.
A deer crashed through the windscreen of a moving bus and then erratically hopped around inside before stepping off.
Venezuelans have been hit by a chronic toilet paper shortage leading to empty supermarket shelves and long queues to snap up the remaining rolls.
A bear weighing nearly 300lb has been tranquillized and removed from a homeowner's backyard after it was discovered resting up a tree.
Dogs are well-known for being able to sniff out deadly explosives but they could have a rival in the future - honeybees.
A man has been arrested after firing a starting pistol at the Cannes Film Festival, sending actors Christoph Waltz and Daniel Auteuil running for cover.
Jewellery worth more than $1m (£660,000) has been stolen from a hotel before it could be given to stars attending the Cannes Film Festival.
Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore believes it will only benefit the competition next season that big changes are happening to the leading English clubs this summer.
The grandmother of a British girl who drowned in a swimming pool in Egypt has questioned why lifeguards were not on hand to save her life.
Video game Gran Turismo could be set to give big brand car makers a run for their money.
A way to stop smoking, or an encouragement to start?
The outgoing governor of the Bank of England has warned that George Osborne's plan to boost the housing market is "too close for comfort" to the US mortgage guarantee schemes that triggered the financial crisis.
Michael Gove faced a hostile reception from headteachers hours after they passed a landmark vote of no confidence in the Government's school reforms.
The landing gear of a Boeing 737 operated by UTair has burst into flames shortly before landing at Vnukovo airport near Moscow.
Morrisons has reached agreement with online grocer Ocado to launch its own food offering over the web from January 2014.
To have a chance of winning this year's Eurovision Song Contest, British hope Bonnie Tyler will have to outperfom the hot favourites from Denmark.