The Independence Day hot dog eating contest has taken place in the US, but fans have found the result a little hard to swallow.
A North Dakota man's self-penned, two-word obituary has been published in his local newspaper.
Aliens resembling humans must have evolved on other planets, a leading biologist has claimed.
A woman's ankles were broken when a dolphin jumped into her family's boat in southern California.
A New Jersey couple has sued the people who sold them a $1.3m house after they claim a series of threatening letters from a stalker called "The Watcher" forced them to leave the property.
A women has found a partner for her very own 'Back To The Future' time-travelling adventure.
A giant gorilla who strikes poses for photos and has been described as "very good-looking" is being credited for attracting more women to a Japanese zoo.
An aggressive 6ft rhea bird that is being hunted by police may have been spotted approaching female birds at a nearby college.
An escaped ostrich-like bird is "aggressive" and poses a threat to the public, police have warned.
A 3D printing-inspired machine that can create any image on the foam of a cup of coffee has been unveiled.
Throwing biscuits, stinging nettles and scratches are all being recorded as violent crimes. Yes, really!
A highly invasive worm which has its mouth in the middle of its belly and wraps itself around snails to digest them has been found in the US for the first time, according to new research.
J.K Rowling will take the wizarding franchise to the west end with a brand new play.
Stargazers in the US city of Minneapolis have been enjoying a rare glimpse of the northern lights.
Scientists are investigating a mysterious, pyramid-shaped mountain on the surface of Ceres.
New rules are forcing police to record minor incidents as violent crimes.
Scampering across the wing then clinging on for dear life.
Surf champions and enthusiastic amateurs were among those who clambered onto a surfboard to break an unusual world record.
An adopted cat has made history by becoming the first feline to win a Los Angeles animal shelter's Hero Dog award.
Statues of Buddha were used to smuggle more than 100,000 illegal cigarettes into the UK, a court has heard.
The mysterious case of a travelling ginger cat has puzzled those who found him wandering around a back yard in Northern Ireland.
Recently Played Tracks
To listen live, choose your preferred location:
Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.
Get a 200% Welcome Bonus. Deposit £10, get £30 to play! T&C's apply.