Great white shark 'Lydia' on course for Ireland
Pet cat traps US couple in house
Police in Portland, Oregon, had to be called in to subdue a 22-pound house cat that trapped its owners inside their bedroom after attacking their baby.
Crufts Live: Video and pics world's greatest dog show
A poodle named Ricky has landed the world's most prestigious dog show prize after being judged this year's Best-in-Show at Crufts.
Rio Carnival: Millions enjoy world's biggest party
Streets across Brazil have been swamped with carnival revellers, with the largest parties attracting more than one million merrymakers.
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15 dead in Pakistan revenge attack new
Dozens of gang members angered over the killing of one of their leaders opened fire on passers-by outside a market in southern Pakistan, killing 15 people.
Dunne hails £20m ship parts deal new
The Ministry of Defence (MoD) is to spend £20 million on parts for the UK's new offshore patrol vessels (OPVs).
20 rockets fired into Israel new
Militants in the Gaza Strip have fired more than 20 rockets into southern Israel, the Israeli military said.
Super Sire claims two-mile crown new
Sire De Grugy emphatically silenced the dissenting voices by claiming the BetVictor Queen Mother Champion Chase, the highlight on day two of the Cheltenham Festival.
Congerton takes up Sunderland role new
Sunderland have confirmed the appointment of Lee Congerton as the club's sporting director.
Care wishes bad luck on the Irish new
Danny Care hopes the cruel luck that ended England's Grand Slam quest on the opening day of the RBS 6 Nations returns to torment Ireland when the tournament reaches its climax.
Charles swerves star-studded selfie new
Joan Collins and Dominic West were among a host of stars who celebrated the success of youngsters who have turned their lives around thanks to the Prince's Trust - by posing for a selfie.
'Warm welcome' for Coldplay at fest
Coldplay unveiled some brand new songs as they headlined the opening night at the iTunes Festival at SXSW.
Krysten Ritter: J-Law is so cute!
Krysten Ritter has praised Jennifer Lawrence for being a "beautiful actress".