Squirrels caught in ‘Gordian Knot’ have tails freed

Five squirrels whose tails became tangled together in a "Gordian Knot" in their nest have been freed by a wildlife team in Wisconsin. ...

Blue wine hits the shelves in France

France is finally able to complete its tricolour of wines as a new blue variety hits the shelves. ...

Police officer catches suspect on his own bike

A fleeing suspect unwittingly gave police a helping hand by abandoning his bike - only for a quick-thinking officer to give chase on it...

Funeral firm defends its banned adverts

A funeral price comparison site has said it is breaking the "taboo" around death after its "edgy" adverts were banned by Transport for London. ...

Restaurant chain loses £145m after dead rat found in soup

A Chinese restaurant chain lost around £145m in market value after a pregnant woman found a dead rat in her soup. ...

Blanket of spider webs appears in Greek town

A huge blanket of cobwebs has cloaked a lagoon-side area in the western Greek town of Aitoliko. ...

Major airline spells own name wrong on plane

A major airline had to send a plane "back to the shop" after spelling its own name wrong. ...

Woman wakes up with 3ft python in her bed

A woman got the "fright of her life" when she woke up to find a 3ft snake snuggled up next to her in bed. ...

Macron-mania: £300k of presidential memorabilia sold in days

He may be slipping in the opinion polls, but Emmanuel Macron is still riding high with one important constituency - online shoppers. ...

Oz PM puts hands up over explicit song use

Australia's prime minister has apologised for posting a video on social media featuring a hip-hop song which has explicit and sexually charged lyrics. ...

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