Viral Episodes

Victim of botched appendix operation starts GoFundMe to pay for corrective surgery

Victim of botched appendix operation starts GoFundMe to pay for corrective surgery

Shattered by 10 years of agonising pain, which she compares to being "stabbed with a shard of glass," a young woman whose nightmare began after a routine operation to remove her appendix, is now desperate to raise almost GBP30,000 for private surg...
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Grandfather pulls viral prank at own funeral

Grandfather pulls viral prank at own funeral

WARNING: Strong Language throughout. Grandfather reaches out from the dead to pull viral prank at own funeral. An Irish grandfather who pulled a viral prank at his own funeral has been described as the "warmest, jolliest person". Dublin man Sh...
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Press Association
Cheetah and puppy team up at Ohio zoo

Cheetah and puppy team up at Ohio zoo

At the Cincinnati Zoo, solo cheetah cubs are paired with canine playmates. That's how 13-week-old Kris met 5-month-old Remus, a local shelter dog.
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Associated Press
First funnel-web spiders egg sac bred in captivity breaks

First funnel-web spiders egg sac bred in captivity breaks

Mandatory credit: Australian Reptile Park In a creepy video released by the Australian Reptile Park, keepers took on the exciting task of opening the first ever Funnel-web egg sag bred in captivity. The egg sac opening was a success and keepers e...
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Press Association
Hairy baby turning heads at seven months old

Hairy baby turning heads at seven months old

Turning heads since the moment she was born, now just seven months old Scarlett Godsall has locks so luscious her mum has been asked if her blonde highlights have been put in by a hairdresser. Now her mum, Kimberley Godsall, 36, a private tutor, o...
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Press Association
Just in time for Halloween: A live spider exhibit

Just in time for Halloween: A live spider exhibit

Just in time for Halloween: The Milwaukee Public Museum hosts live spider exhibit, starring tarantulas, Brown Recluses, Black Widows and Wolf Spiders.
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Associated Press
Woman honours father with talking tattoo

Woman honours father with talking tattoo

A self-confessed 'Daddy's girl' has found a unique way to honour the memory of the father she adored - by having a talking tattoo inked on her left forearm, which plays his voice from beyond the grave. Mum-of-two Yvette Moore, 40, was heartbroken...
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Press Association
Goat breaks into Ohio home

Goat breaks into Ohio home

An Ohio homeowner is busy cleaning up after a large goat broke into her home by ramming through a sliding glass door and then settling down for a nap in a bathroom.
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Associated Press
Residents pour water out of their house after Finsbury Park flood

Residents pour water out of their house after Finsbury Park flood

Residents in Finsbury Park tip water out of their house, with many others being evacuated after a burst pipe flooded a north London street. Twelve fire engines and around 80 firefighters were called to assist with the incident in Queens Drive, Fi...
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Firefighters evacuate residents as burst water main floods London street

Firefighters evacuate residents as burst water main floods London street

Eight fire engines and around 60 firefighters have been called to reports of a burst water main in Queens Drive, Hackney, the London Fire Brigade has said. Queens Drive resident Steve Stubbs told the PA news agency: "My water didn't work when I w...
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Mother's heartbreaking days spent with daughter's body after she died days after sister's birth

Mother's heartbreaking days spent with daughter's body after she died days after sister's birth

A remarkable mother has relived the most bittersweet 10 days of her life, when she gave birth to one daughter, watched another die and created a poignant picture album with her two beloved children - during five days spent with her six-year-old gi...
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Pumpkin carving taken to new depths

Pumpkin carving taken to new depths

Divers plunge into the waters off Key Largo to carve pumpkins on the sea floor; participants used dive knives and other tools to transform the gourds into spooky sea creature creations
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Associated Press
Extinction Rebellion protesters cut out of car in Westminster

Extinction Rebellion protesters cut out of car in Westminster

Police cut two Extinction Rebellion protesters out of a car blocking off Victoria Embankment in Westminster. The group is planning to take over 12 sites around Parliament for the next two weeks.
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Press Association
Sepsis survivor learns to love her new body after amputations

Sepsis survivor learns to love her new body after amputations

A courageous NHS nurse who lost her legs and fingers after deadly sepsis ravaged her body, turning her healthy pink tissue and bones black, described her stumps as "beautiful," because the amputations saved her life. Struck down with flu-like sym...
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Press Association
Environmentalist bride wears wedding dress everywhere

Environmentalist bride wears wedding dress everywhere

An avid environmentalist is so determined to get her money's worth from her GBP1,000 bridal gown that she has worn it everywhere, from swigging beer at a football game to doing her weekly food shop to lifting weights.
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Dog and hedgehog duo take Instagram by storm

Dog and hedgehog duo take Instagram by storm

There is nothing prickly about the friendship between these two rescued pals - despite predictions that the stray dog was too anxious to befriend other animals and the nervous disposition of the hedgehog. Now taking Instagram - where they have th...
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Heavy flooding in Aberdeenshire as flood alerts issued

Heavy flooding in Aberdeenshire as flood alerts issued

Heavy flooding has occured in the village of Crovie in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Flood alerts are in force across the country this weekend as heavy rain and strong winds are expected.
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Animal shelter says goodbye to albino hedgehog

Animal shelter says goodbye to albino hedgehog

Nic, a rare albino hedgehog found in a Southern California backyard, has found a home.
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Associated Press
Velenkosini Hlabisa on gender-based violence and the killings of two IFP councilors.

Velenkosini Hlabisa on gender-based violence and the killings of two IFP councilors.

The Citizen Journalist Makhosandile Zulu hosted the newly elected leader of the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) Velenkosini Hlabisa as they discuss issues that are affecting South Africa.
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The Citizen
Woman quits job to embrace 1950s lifestyle

Woman quits job to embrace 1950s lifestyle

Stressed out by her job in a busy payroll department, when a happily married woman turned her back on the rat race, she also turned back time - deciding to live like a 1950s housewife. Transforming her suburban home in Hillsborough, Oregon, USA, i...
1min
Press Association
Family moves historic house by boat

Family moves historic house by boat

Family moves historic Maryland house from Easton to Queenstown by boat.
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Associated Press
Unconventional mum recommends 'unschooling' children

Unconventional mum recommends 'unschooling' children

An unconventional mum whose children never go to school, choose what they eat and pick their own bedtimes swears by her bohemian parenting methods - insisting her brood are budding entrepreneurs who are caring and love learning. Finding mainstrea...
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From postman to professional wrestler - meet Ry Williams

From postman to professional wrestler - meet Ry Williams

Ryan Williams, known as Ry, has swapped delivering letters for delivering blows as a professional wrestler. He competes in wrestling competitions across the South West of England.
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Press Association
Toddler left in a coma after falling off sofa

Toddler left in a coma after falling off sofa

One catastrophic action turned a cosy Friday night at home into a life-or-death drama for a Suffolk mum, who watched as her toddler son flipped backwards off the sofa without warning, landing with a thud as his head crashed down on the hard floor....
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Press Association
Blind nine-year-old enjoys Arsenal's win

Blind nine-year-old enjoys Arsenal's win

Blind Mikey Poulli, nine, reacts to Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's winning goal for Arsenal against Aston Villa. Mikey, who went blind two years ago, is a huge Arsenal fan and listens to a special audio-kit to help him enjoy the games.
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Press Association
Forest fires in Indonesia turn sky red

Forest fires in Indonesia turn sky red

Forest fires in Jambi, Indonesia, turn the sky red, making it look like Mars. The forests burn every year during the dry season, but this is the first time the sky turned red and the air quality is now too dangerous for people. Pregnant women an...
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Press Association
Peaceful party for revelers near Area 51 in Nevada

Peaceful party for revelers near Area 51 in Nevada

Nevada authorities say events have been peaceful at internet-inspired gatherings around Area 51, the military installation about a two-hour drive from Las Vegas.
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Associated Press
Milwaukee zoo debuts red panda cub

Milwaukee zoo debuts red panda cub

The Milwaukee County Zoo debuts second red panda cub, Kiki, born in June.
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Associated Press
Earthlings descend on Area 51 for aliens, parties

Earthlings descend on Area 51 for aliens, parties

What started out as a internet hoax to "storm Area 51" has morphed into a festival celebrating all things alien near the once-secret Nevada military research site.
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Associated Press
Meet Pluto, the dog who turned vegetarian

Meet Pluto, the dog who turned vegetarian

A dog owner has claimed that his pet pooch was so scarred by becoming sick when he scoffed the remnants of a disposable BBQ that he turned vegetarian. When Robin Dixon, 60, came across shards of an aluminium tray scattered across his garden, he k...
1min
Press Association
Former athlete hoping to break Guinness World Record despite motor neurone disease diagnosis

Former athlete hoping to break Guinness World Record despite motor neurone disease diagnosis

A super-fit rugby player whose slurred speech turned out to be the first sign of motor neurone disease is taking on a string of gruelling physical challenges in a bid to make the most of his uncertain future. Having played rugby semi-professional...
1min
Press Association
Drone pilot saves surfer from shark with speakers

Drone pilot saves surfer from shark with speakers

A drone operator uses the speaker system aboard his Mavic Enterprise 2 to warn a surfer of a rapidly approaching shark. Christopher Joyce was trying to capture footage of sharks on his search and rescue drone when he spotted the situation. He ...
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'Miracle cream' clears seven-year-old's skin from severe eczema

'Miracle cream' clears seven-year-old's skin from severe eczema

The family of a young boy who suffered severe eczema claim a GBP4.50 "miracle" cream has cleared his skin. Seven-year-old Lucas Ellis had the condition from three weeks old, and at its worst it was so severe he could not walk or go to school. Aft...
1min
Press Association
Footballer loses over five stone after seeing a 'mortifying' snap of herself on the pitch

Footballer loses over five stone after seeing a 'mortifying' snap of herself on the pitch

A 15-stone footballer who was left mortified by a snap of herself on the pitch has overhauled her lifestyle - ditching over five stone in the process. Despite having previously not struggled at all with her weight, healthy eating went out the wind...
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Boris Johnson 'empty chaired' as Luxembourg holds press conference without him

Boris Johnson 'empty chaired' as Luxembourg holds press conference without him

Boris Johnson skips a joint press conference with the Prime Minister of Luxembourg during noisy protests. Xavier Bettel spoke to the press during the scheduled joint appearance.
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The chef-turned-dumpster diver who has netted GBP16,000 worth of booty

The chef-turned-dumpster diver who has netted GBP16,000 worth of booty

The chef-turned dumpster diver, April Brown, claims she has acquired more than GBP16,000 worth of booty. April accumulates items that would otherwise be thrown away and donates them to charities when she doesn't need them.
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Press Association
Woman reveals raw fruit-based diet helped cure her mystery ailments

Woman reveals raw fruit-based diet helped cure her mystery ailments

A mother-to-be is going bananas about the benefits of her fruit-only diet, claiming it boosts energy, it cured all her mystery ailments and saying she hopes her unborn baby will follow the same regime.
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Press Association
Goat yoga trend reaches Sweden

Goat yoga trend reaches Sweden

In Sweden, a class now offers residents of the capital Stockholm the chance to take part in 'goat yoga,' practising their positions in a park as the animals wander around them and relax at their feet. The class was set up by Malin Tyren Bakken, wh...
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AFP
Tesla driver filmed 'asleep at the wheel'

Tesla driver filmed 'asleep at the wheel'

A video of a driver appearing to sleep whilst at the wheel of a Tesla has raised eyebrows in the US. The footage, filmed on a busy toll road in Massachusetts, is the latest of a number of sightings of travellers apparently getting some shut eye w...
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Press Association
Parents' fundraising appeal for brittle-bone toddler

Parents' fundraising appeal for brittle-bone toddler

A two-year-old girl who was born with a broken arm caused by an ultra-rare condition affecting fewer than one in a million people, has now fractured more than 50 bones and needs major surgery if she is ever to have a chance of walking. Breaking h...
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Press Association
DNA hints the Loch Ness 'monster' might be an eel

DNA hints the Loch Ness 'monster' might be an eel

A scientist who scooped up DNA from Scotland's Loch Ness is suggesting that the lake's fabled monster might be a giant eel. He said Thursday that the project found a surprisingly high amount of eel DNA in the water.
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Associated Press
Dad jetting off on holiday flies plane himself in place of missing captain

Dad jetting off on holiday flies plane himself in place of missing captain

A dad, setting off on holiday with his wife and young son, stepped up to fly the plane himself after it was delayed because the airline was missing a captain. Michelle Potts, from Denton, recorded the moment she arrived at her flight to be told a...
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Press Association
President Trump shows altered hurricane map including much more of the US affected by the terrifying

President Trump shows altered hurricane map including much more of the US affected by the terrifying

US President Donald Trump raised eyebrows in the Oval Office when he held up what appeared to be an altered Hurricane Dorian map.It was a map showing what appeared to be a hand-drawn half-circle that extended the cone of uncertainty over a swath ...
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Deputies rescue bear cub trapped in trash bin

Deputies rescue bear cub trapped in trash bin

Brave deputies in Northern California helped a wailing baby bear reunite with its family after the cub got stuck inside a trash container outside a motel near Lake Tahoe.
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Associated Press
Twins share touching bond as genetic condition affects just one of them

Twins share touching bond as genetic condition affects just one of them

A devoted mum of twins has told how, instead of noticing her daughters' similarities, she is increasingly aware of their differences - as one has a rare genetic disease, while the other is completely healthy. Born just a minute apart, like most t...
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'Comic Con of beer collectors' marks 49th meeting

'Comic Con of beer collectors' marks 49th meeting

It's "CANvention" time for hundreds of beer aficionados. Collectors from around the world began buying, trading and selling containers of brews Thursday at the 49th annual gathering of members of the Brewery Collectibles Club of America.
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Associated Press
Autistic teenager walks unassisted for first time in eight years

Autistic teenager walks unassisted for first time in eight years

Mandatory courtesy: Daniel Stein Autistic high school student Brandon Neal walks again after not being able to for almost a decade. His parents paid for rehabilitation after being given the choice between that or a new wheelchair. Special needs ...
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Press Association
Spaniard paddles from US West coast to Hawaii

Spaniard paddles from US West coast to Hawaii

Antonio de la Rosa began a journey in June that would take him 2,500 miles across the ocean, from the California coast to Hawaii. He made the trip in 76 days, using only paddle power to make his way across the Pacific.
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Associated Press