Police intervened after a black swan brought peak hour traffic on an Auckland, New Zealand motorway to a standstill on February 19. The bird was seen making its way south on the Northern Motorway around 7:30 am on Monday morning. The video shows the swan flapping away cars before police corralled it
RNLI lifeboats helped rescue a 1,200-tonne cargo vessel that became stranded in a narrow strait between the Isle of Skye and the Scottish mainland on Sunday, February 18. CEG Universe was left drifting in the current of the Kylerhea narrows after its rudder and anchor brake broke, according to a statement
Surf Life Saving Queensland volunteers rescued a man from dangerous surf conditions on Sunday, February 18, after he came off his jetski. According to the Bureau of Meteorology , dangerous conditions across New South Wales’ east coast and also Queensland were to be expected, with anglers, surfers, swimmers
Portions of Mason, West Virginia, primarily along the Ohio River coastline, were under water on Sunday, February 18, after a combination of snowmelt and rainfall caused widespread flooding. Flooding was first reported on Saturday, when the city park and boat ramp were inundated. Across the river in Pomeroy
When Kevin received his raccoon from the taxidermist, he did what any dad would do and decided to prank his daughter. Placing the raccoon in the pantry and leaving a trail of potato chips for his daughter to stumble upon, Kevin filmed her delayed but hilarious reaction to finding the raccoon. Credit:
Harley the cockatoo proves that she can do way more than just scream into cups. In this video, she helps her owner Anja with the laundry. Harley is a helpful bird indeed. Credit: Harley the Cockatoo via Storyful
The Ohio River burst from its banks on Sunday, February 18, causing the town of Pomeroy, Ohio, to flood. The area was under a flood warning , which stated the river was at 49.8 feet – nearly four feet above the normal flood stage – at 2 pm Sunday. The town was under water beginning Saturday, reportedly
A small plane landed in the median of Highway 101 in south Santa Clara County, California, on Sunday, February 18. According to reports , the pilot was experiencing engine failure when he landed. The stretch of highway is located near San Martin Airport. The pilot was uninjured. Credit: LilyBelle Farms
A snowy scene descended over Everett, Washington, on February 18, as officials urged motorists to “take it slow” and drive for the conditions. Parts of the Seattle-area were hit with four to six inches of snow overnight from Saturday into Sunday, according to local media , with winter weather advisories
A passionate soccer fan in Aveley, England, stole the show at the Isthmian Bostik League North Division game between Grays Athletic FC and Witham Town FC after he spent the whole game singing and chanting alone in the stands on Saturday, February 17. Witham Town FC fan James Beardwell spent much of Witham
A woman in Cardiff, Wales, found out all she needs to join in on the curling Winter Olympic action was a broom and her trusted Roomba. Twitter user Richard Cartlidge shared a clip of his mother drawing inspiration from athletes at Pyeongchang 2018 on February 17. The four-second clip shows Cartlidge’
Londoners marked Chinese New Year today with a vibrant parade through central London.Festivities then continued in Trafalgar Square, which saw traditional dragon and lion dances take place.London Mayor Sadiq Khan also spoke to the media.
Police launched an investigation on February 18 after a digger type vehicle crashed into a supported housing complex in Buckie, Scotland, according to local reports that cited police. No injuries were reported after the vehicle smashed through the wall on Land Street at about 5:00 a.m., the report said
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Sunday visited an Indian wildlife sanctuary with his family.Trudeau was joined by his wife and their three children aged 2, 9 and 10 at the Wildlife SOS Elephant Conservation and Care Centre in Mathura.They enjoyed feeding the elephants and learning about each
The Syrian Civil Defense released footage on Saturday, February 17, showing a girl being lifted out of rubble after reports that planes bombed the town of Hazanu in Syria’s northern Idlib Governate. Turkey’s Anadolu Agency reported on February 17 that one child was killed and four civillians were wounded
At first glance, this video appears to show a boat crossing a river. But incredibly, it’s actually a truck navigating a major highway near Broome, Western Australia on February 17 after intense rainfall fell over the region ahead of Cyclone Kelvin. The day before the tropical cyclone made landfall on
Sir Patrick Stewart and Simon Pegg were among stars at apre-Bafta Awards dinner party in London on Saturday night.
Footage of a pre-Bafta awards dinner party in Mayfair, London on Saturday night featuring Gillian Anderson, Damian Lewis and Greta Gerwig.
Footage of the crowd getting a little too close to Annette Bening and Gerard Butler at a pre-Bafta dinner in London on Saturday night.
An elephant has been filmed playing harmonica at a rejuvenation camp for temple elephants near South Indian city of Coimbatore.A video shows a mahut handing over a harmonica to an elephant named Andaal, which holds it deftly with its trunk, and plays a few melodious notes swaying its head. Coimbatore