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.
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.
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.</p
A nine-metre high wall of creeping ice from a lake has destroyed 12 homes and damaged another 15 in Canada - as footage emerged of a similar, but less severe, event at a US home.
A man who fled after his vehicle was stopped by police was caught by an alligator, authorities say.
A paratrooper has been sucked out of a plane when his parachute accidentally opened in mid-flight.
A wife has survived after her husband accidentally shot her in the mouth with a harpoon.
Police in North Yorkshire are appealing for witnesses following a suspected assault by a woman dressed as the Incredible Hulk.
Consumer chiefs have ordered an investigation after four British tourists were left with a bitter taste in their mouth when they paid 64 euro (£50) for four ice cream cones.
A cure for grey hair which means millions will be able to throw away messy dyes may not be too far off, researchers have said.
The world's first 3D-printed handgun has been successfully fired in Texas, according to its creator Defense Distributed.
A New York brokerage firm has offered staff a 15% pay rise for being tattooed with the company's logo.
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