A dolphin leaped onto a boat in the United States, crashing into a woman and breaking both her ankles.
A woman fought off bees, started a fire and survived on apples - all after giving birth in a lonely stretch of Northern California forest.
It took hours of pushing and persuading, but police finally managed to rescue a hog from a basement.
A blind Jack Russell is looking for a home along with his best mate and 'guide-dog' after the pair were abandoned three weeks ago.
Pepper, the 'emotional robot', sold out within a minute of going on sale.
A North Korean pharmaceutical company has trumped global science, claiming it has invented a vaccine for MERS.
A London bakery has asked cake enthusiasts around the world to stop making orders, after a photo of their Lego wedding cake went viral online.
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If you think there's more to Eurovision than stage shows and pop songs, the University of Melbourne has just the course for you.
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A specific text message, containing certain characters, has reportedly caused some iPhones to crash.
The dress code for the immigration department now specifies that it's inappropriate for staff to wear onesies and ugg boots to work.
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