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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Web 'epidemic of well being' plea new
Posting a positive status update on Facebook could help spread happiness amongst your friends, according to new research.
T-Rex's smaller cousin discovered new
A new species of dinosaur described as Tyrannosaurus Rex's "smaller cousin from the north" has been discovered.
Kenny to be welcomed at White House new
The Taoiseach is to make his traditional visit to the White House for St Patrick's Day.
Barcelona v Manchester City: Manuel Pellegrini stuck on the stands for must-win battle against mighty Messi and Neymar new
James Milner started as Manchester City sought to overturn a 2-0 deficit in the second leg of their Champions League last-16 tie against Barcelona.
Neil Lennon's injury woes: Celtic's James Forrest and Nir Biton face lengthy absence new
Celtic boss Neil Lennon fears midfielder Nir Biton and winger James Forrest could both be facing extended periods on the sidelines.
McGeady ready for fans' abuse new
Ireland winger Aiden McGeady admits it is inevitable that he will suffer abuse from the Tartan Army when he returns to Scotland for the Euro 2016 qualifiers.
Ambridge next stop for Sir Bradley new
Olympic gold medallist and Tour de France winner Sir Bradley Wiggins is gearing up for a cameo role in Radio 4 soap The Archers.
Charles swerves star-studded selfie
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.