British and US spies infiltrated online game worlds, such as World Of Warcraft, believing that terrorists could be using them to communicate with each other, according to new claims.
Lord Of The Rings fans wanting to get an authentic taste of the Shire should consider a move to Lincolnshire or Leicestershire - or even Belarus, according to weather experts.
A new breed of cockroach that can withstand cold temperatures and had never been seen before in the US has moved to New York.
A Wendy's employee who dropped a partially smoked joint into a customer's cheeseburger has been fired and charged with marijuana possession.
Doctors at a Northern California hospital say a couple have given birth to an extremely rare set of naturally conceived identical triplets.
Shiny the feline puts her terrorising ways behind her after seeing a pet psychologist.
The Pope has revealed he once worked as a nightclub bouncer in his native Argentina.
An animal rights group has filed what it says is the first lawsuit seeking to declare a captive chimpanzee named Tommy a "legal person".
A sea eagle snatched a video camera recording crocodiles in northwest Australia and captured footage of its 70-mile (110km) flight.
Online retailer Amazon hopes to have mini drones delivering packages to customers in just 30 minutes, its chief executive has claimed.
A man haunted after carrying out a mugging to impress a friend has apologised to his victim 35 years later, after spotting him on Facebook.
Fancy dress shops have run out of squirrel costumes ahead of Scunthorpe United's match on Saturday, despite the club asking fans not to wear them.
A dog has been pulled from the rubble of an apartment destroyed by a tornado after its ears were spotted sticking out of the debris.
A woman who was run over and trapped under a car in China has been rescued by good Samaritans who lifted the vehicle off her.
A skeleton of a 19ft-tall dinosaur nicknamed Misty by the family which found it has sold at auction for £400,000.
French luxury brand Louis Vuitton has been ordered to remove a giant trunk put up as a publicity stunt in Moscow's Red Square after it triggered outrage among Russians.
The world's largest living organism has been reproducing in a show which has left divers on Australia's Great Barrier Reef delighted.
A family have broken the world record for the number of Christmas lights put up on a home - for the second time.
Two British teachers have broken the world record for the longest journey in a tuk-tuk after pushing their vehicle the last 43 miles (70km).
A Chinese woman has given birth to a 13lbs 10oz (6.17kg) baby, crediting a diet of milk, eggs and fruit for her super-sized bundle of joy
A US newspaper deliveryman picked up a teddy bear on a rural road, only to have authorities tell him later a bomb had been stuffed inside.
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