A pensioner was left stunned when he withdrew a £5 note only to discover it was missing - the QUEEN'S HEAD. Ray Harris, 80, noticed the fiver he got from his building society did not include the image of Her Maj on the small silver oval next to Big Ben. When he examined the note more closely he realised
These heartwarming pictures show a pack wolves -- bobbing for apples. The pups, who are homed at RZSS Highland Wildlife Park in the Cairngorms, thoroughly enjoyed taking part in the Halloween ritual. Douglas Richardson, Head of Living Collections at RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, said: "Although bobbing
A fire tore through a historic, long-vacant sanatorium in North Plainfield, New Jersey, on Tuesday, October 17. The fire at Villa Maria, built in 1889, was the second since July, a news report said . The fire broke out at 3:30am and drew several departments to fight the flames. Several area schools were
The Baghdad government recaptured territory across the breadth of northern Iraq from Kurds on Tuesday, making rapid gains in a sudden campaign that has shifted the balance of power in the country almost overnight. Scarlett Cvitanovich reports.
Craig Shakespeare has been sacked as Leicester manager, Press Association Sport understands.The 53-year-old replaced Claudio Ranieri on a caretaker basis in February.After keeping the 2015-16 champions in the Premier League he was handed a three-year contract ahead of the current campaign.
Volvo Cars and its Chinese parent unveil their first Polestar model and plan to invest $760 million in the electric vehicle brand. Laura Frykberg reports.
Meerkats at Port Lympne Reserve enjoy some enrichment with pumpkins filled with treats - clearly not spooked by the Halloween decor.
Clumps of balloons in the North Sea and crunchy micro-beads in the Thames - just two examples of what Sky's Hannah Thomas-Peter found on a month long sailing expedition around the UK.
As it turns out, 45 percent of millennials don’t see anything wrong with flaking – which explains why they do it so often, according to new research.A new survey of 2,000 Americans examined just how often people flake out of events or hangouts they promised to attend.Results showed that the average person
Humberside Police have defended themselves after a number of officers were filmed riding the dodgems on the last day of Hull Fair.
Fire services were battling wildfires across many areas of Spain on October 16 and October 17. A covering of smoke over the coastal city of Gijon had an eerie effect, as seen in this video, casting a yellowish hue over the area. The government of Asturias, the region where Gijon in located, issued a
While being honoured at Dublin City University, former US president Bill Clinton cracked a joke about humans' close genetic links with the Neanderthals.
An NFL commentator in China expalins the rules to his viewers over and over again because they are new to the game just like him. Grace Lee reports.system.scripts.bvo
Police intervened on October 14 after two drivers clashed both in an out of their stock cars at an Indiana race event, with one man driving up and onto the hood of his opponent in apparent retaliation for getting spun off the track. The drivers were named in local reports as Jeffrey Swinford and Shawn
Forget Anna Wintour, animals are the true decision makers in the world of fashion. Whether it’s a handy pair of glasses to keep the rain at bay or a stylish knitted jumper; these fluffy creatures have it all. Credit: Various via Storyful
Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley managed to grow earnings that crushed analysts estimates despite suffering big drops in bond trading revenue. Fred Katayama reports.
A team of scientists in France have broken free from Earth's gravitational pull to conduct experiments in zero-gravity that make it possible to test devices and equipment that could be used on future space missions. Elly Park reports.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting their baby in April.Kensington Palace said William and Kate were "delighted" to confirm the month their third child is due to be born.
A man murdered a refugee and cut off his penis hours after being released from a psychiatric hospital.Jeffrey Barry, 56, attacked his neighbour Kamil Ahmad, 49, at his flat on Wells Road in Bristol at about 2am on July 7 last year.The murder took place hours after Barry, who has paranoid schizophrenia