Viral Episodes

Baby girl defies odds by surviving severe stroke in the womb

Baby girl defies odds by surviving severe stroke in the womb

The doting parents of a baby girl, who survived a stroke in the womb and surgery to remove her limbs - including two fingers which "fell off" as she was bathed - have said she still has the "biggest, brightest smile" despite her troubles. Just fo...
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Watch: Empty streets across India

Watch: Empty streets across India

Streets across India come to a standstill as India’s 1.3 billion people are ordered to stay indoors for three weeks in an attempt to control the coronavirus outbreak. The country has recorded more than 650 cases of the virus with more than 10 deaths.
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92-year-old man in self-isolation becomes viral star after singing online

92-year-old man in self-isolation becomes viral star after singing online

A self-isolating great-grandad has become an internet sensation after videos of him singing wartime classics to cheer people up during the coronavirus outbreak went viral. Arthur Cook, 92, is known in his local community as "the singing man" as he...
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Monks show off dance moves in car park

Monks show off dance moves in car park

These monks entertained self-isolated students at a Christian college - by dancing in their car park. Benedictine Anglican monks Dom Franis and Dom Bruce, both in their 70s, did their dance workout in the carpark of Sarum College. They were spotte...
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Watch this little girl's powerful plea to people to stay inside amidst coronavirus

Watch this little girl's powerful plea to people to stay inside amidst coronavirus

Watch the moment a four-year-old girl asked the public to stay inside to stop the spread of coronvavirus.Auriella Whittington, 4, is currently self isolating with her mum Kerry Green, 28, and her brother Peter, seven, at their home in Telford, Shr...
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Granddad and grandson play chess over FaceTime during isolation

Granddad and grandson play chess over FaceTime during isolation

This is the adorable video of a granddad playing chess with his grandson over FaceTime - while they're both in self-isolation.Seven-year-old Ruben set up the game with granddad Mick Phillips, 71, as a way of staying in touch since the corona outbr...
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Mum forced into abstinence by agonising condition that makes it impossible to urinate

Mum forced into abstinence by agonising condition that makes it impossible to urinate

Sam Deakin lives with Fowler's syndrome, which makes it difficult for her to pass urine. Despite her daily struggles she wants to remove the stigma and frequently reaches out online to those struggling with the condition.
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Baby hippo growing, learning at two months old

Baby hippo growing, learning at two months old

A two-month-old hippo is exploring her habitat at the San Diego Zoo alongside her mother. The hippo, named Amahle, is closely monitored by her mom, named Funani, according to zoo wildlife care specialists.
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D-Day veteran's emotive plea to protect his generation

D-Day veteran's emotive plea to protect his generation

A 95-year-old D-Day veteran has issued an emotive plea to protect his generation from coronavirus - urging the need of ''staying on the couch'.War hero Harry Fenn was just a teenager when he played a key role as a medic during the Normandy landing...
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This is the incredible bond between a dog and a rhino

This is the incredible bond between a dog and a rhino

A "remarkable and unbreakable" friendship between a dog and a RHINO has been captured on video. The sweet pairing can be seen doing everything together - with the rhino even giving the dog a kiss. David is an Anatolian Shepherd and Esmé is a white...
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Toddler taken ill with coronavirus

Toddler taken ill with coronavirus

A mum has released a video of her one year old baby who has been been struck down with coronavirus - after she thought he was just teething. Terrified Jess Mitchell's son Perran was taken ill with a 'roaring temperature' on Mother's Day leaving hi...
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Shetland pony delivers supplies to the vulnerable

Shetland pony delivers supplies to the vulnerable

This adorable miniature Shetland pony has been spreading joy in his home village by delivering supplies to vulnerable people forced to self-isolate due to coronavirus.Little Alf, who stands at just 28 inches tall, has joined his owner Hannah Russe...
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Breathtaking rollercoaster ride down Swiss alpine mountain

Breathtaking rollercoaster ride down Swiss alpine mountain

This first-person view of a scenic toboggan run down the side of an Alpine mountain is exactly what we need while self-isolating. The Rodelbahn snakes its way through the mountains around Oeschinensee Lake in Switzerland. This footage was captured...
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People shake off pandemic blues by dancing and singing

People shake off pandemic blues by dancing and singing

**** NB: SOME VIDEOS CONTAIN COPYRIGHTED MUSIC **** SWNYdance - New York office - +1646-873-7565 / usnews@swns.comPeople around the globe are shaking off the pandemic blues by dancing their way through quarantine and social distancing. Jessica Boy...
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Unlikely trio of pals - a bunny, cat and dog - melt hearts with adorable clip of them playing

Unlikely trio of pals - a bunny, cat and dog - melt hearts with adorable clip of them playing

Forget fighting like cat and dog, these four legged friends drink from the same bowl, snuggle up in a shared basket and proudly walk around their neighbourhood together. And the delightful duo became a trio of cuddly tearaways, after a mini lop r...
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NHS workers given round of applause and flowers by Tesco staff

NHS workers given round of applause and flowers by Tesco staff

NHS healthcare workers have received a round of applause and flowers from staff at Tesco in a nod to their work during the coronavirus outbreak. Tesco told the PA news agency that staff at stores across the country independently decided to make t...
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Orphaned koala thriving with help from zookeepers

Orphaned koala thriving with help from zookeepers

An orphaned koala is being cared for around the clock at the San Diego Zoo, despite the zoo being closed to the public due to the coronavirus outbreak.
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Thirsty hippo enjoys drinking tea from plastic bottle

Thirsty hippo enjoys drinking tea from plastic bottle

A hippo has been pictured - enjoying drinking TEA from a plastic bottle.Jessica the hippopotamus can be seen enjoying herself as she gulps down diluted tea at a South African safari as guests kiss her. The "gentle giant" has taken residence at Mad...
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Singer says her dog has found its voice by performing opera

Singer says her dog has found its voice by performing opera

A classical singer says her pet dog that doesn't bark has found its voice - by performing OPERA.Eight-year-old Jasper rarely makes a noise - unless owner Louise Geller, 27, is practising nearby.The Shetland Sheepdog regularly joins her practice se...
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Man 'pays' for a coffee with toilet paper

Man 'pays' for a coffee with toilet paper

Watch the silly moment a man 'pays' for his coffee by trading toilet paper with a barista in his local cafe.Magician and children's radio presenter 'Magic Phil', AGE, delighted his online followers when he shared a funny video of him paying for co...
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Violinists serenade empty loo roll shelves with Titanic hymn

Violinists serenade empty loo roll shelves with Titanic hymn

This is the moment two violinists serenaded empty loo roll shelves - with the famous hymn played on the sinking Titanic. Bonnie von Duyke, 30, and Emer Kensella, 33, performed Nearer My God to Thee in the Vons Grocery Store, Santa Monica, CA. The ...
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Violinists serenade empty loo roll shelves with Titanic hymn

Violinists serenade empty loo roll shelves with Titanic hymn

This is the moment two violinists serenaded empty loo roll shelves - with the famous hymn played on the sinking Titanic. Bonnie von Duyke, 30, and Emer Kensella, 33, performed Nearer My God to Thee in the Vons Grocery Store, Santa Monica, CA. T...
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Man has dating surge after adding puppy to his dating profile

Man has dating surge after adding puppy to his dating profile

A high-flying bachelor whose "swipe rights" have surged "tenfold" since he added pictures of his poochon puppy to his online dating profile, has confessed to wondering if women want him or his dog. Recruitment company founder Dom Dickinson, 28, t...
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Guinness loving pony celebrates birthday

Guinness loving pony celebrates birthday

A Guinness-loving miniature pony was 'devastated' after coronavirus led to the cancellation of his boozy birthday party at the local pub - so he held an impromptu celebration with a can outside. Around 100 people were scheduled to attend a villag...
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Meet the artistic cyclist who can ride a bike while doing a handstand

Meet the artistic cyclist who can ride a bike while doing a handstand

Superfit Viola Brand looks 'wheely' impressive as she flips a bicycle from end to end while riding it - before performing handstands. Viola, 25, has been competing in 'artistic cycling' competitions since she was six-years-old. She said: "The most...
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Elderly daters inspired to write songs about finding love online

Elderly daters inspired to write songs about finding love online

Two lovebirds in their sixties who met through dating website Plenty of Fish have been inspired to write songs together about finding love online. Chris, 67, from Manchester, and Frank, 61, from Warrington in Cheshire, found themselves in perfect...
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Artist unveils beautiful glass sculpture of coronavirus

Artist unveils beautiful glass sculpture of coronavirus

Acclaimed artist Luke Jerram has unveiled a glass sculpture of CORONAVIRUS - in tribute to all the hardworking medical staff and scientists.Commissioned five weeks ago, the work is 23cm in diameter - one MILLION times the size of the deadly diseas...
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Violinists serenade empty toilet roll aisle in Los Angeles store

Violinists serenade empty toilet roll aisle in Los Angeles store

Courtesy: Bonnie von Duyke and Emer Kinsella Two professional violinists have gone viral for serenading an empty toilet paper aisle with a song from the film Titanic. Wearing life jackets in a supermarket in Los Angeles, Bonnie von Duyke and Emer...
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A cornershop spent £5k creating Coronavirus ‘packs' for the elderly

A cornershop spent £5k creating Coronavirus ‘packs' for the elderly

A cornershop has spent more than £5,000 on giving away toilet roll, antibacterial handwash and paracetamol to OAPs - in a Coronavirus 'pack'.Customers over the age of 65 and those with mobility issues facing self-isolation can pick up the free goo...
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Student gets hair cut by hairdresser in a 'Coronavirus suit'

Student gets hair cut by hairdresser in a 'Coronavirus suit'

A student filmed the "strange" moment his hair was cut by a hairdresser -- wearing full protective clothing including a hazmat suit and face mask.Stephen Larkin, 26, said he was greeted by two hairdressers wearing white protective overalls who sa...
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Acne sufferer overcomes trolls to share her journey

Acne sufferer overcomes trolls to share her journey

Primary school teacher Holly Roach, who nearly quit her job because of her severe acne, has overcome online trolls to share her journey on Instagram. Holly says: "I was determined not to let this put me off sharing my story and trying to reach ot...
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Instagram influencer makes coronavirus mask for his dog

Instagram influencer makes coronavirus mask for his dog

A dog-loving influencer who spends GBP12,000 a year on his pet pooch is taking no risks when it comes to coronavirus, and has created matching masks to protect him and his companion from germs. When former model Israel Cassol, 38, strolls through...
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Pomeranian dog left without nose after cancer battle

Pomeranian dog left without nose after cancer battle

This tiny Pomeranian dog has been left without a nose - after surviving a gruelling cancer battle. Poa - is now known as 'Poa No Nose' by her owners and has her own instagram account @poanonose - after veterinary surgeons removed the upper part of...
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Can Michael Vaughan and Jason Bell survive AP McCoy's jockey school?

Can Michael Vaughan and Jason Bell survive AP McCoy's jockey school?

Cheltenham Festival legend AP McCoy, has put former NFL star Jason Bell and ex England cricket captain Michael Vaughan through their paces in a series of jockey challenges
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21-year-old with heart failure in desperate bid to wed love of his life before time runs out

21-year-old with heart failure in desperate bid to wed love of his life before time runs out

An inspiring young man, who became one of the UK's youngest donor kidney recipients at just two years old, hopes to crowdfund his wedding, after being told his heart is failing and time is running out.
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Market trader shows how to turn Union Jack buntin into coronavirus face masks

Market trader shows how to turn Union Jack buntin into coronavirus face masks

A market trader has shown British spirit by showing how to turn Union Jack bunting - into corona face masks. Mike Watts, 68, runs souvenir and gift shop A Nice Little Shop, in the Guildhall Markets in Bath, Somerset. And the canny shopkeeper has c...
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Dad-of-two runs 30 marathons in 30 days

Dad-of-two runs 30 marathons in 30 days

A dad-of-two is sprinting into his 50s with the fundraising challenge of a lifetime - marking his milestone birthday by running 30 marathons in 30 days for charity. Hoping to follow in comedian Eddie Izzard's footsteps, who recently completed 29 ...
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Albon and Verstappen swap F1 for kart race

Albon and Verstappen swap F1 for kart race

Red Bull drivers Alex Albon and Max Verstappen tried out an alternative form of car as they took part in a kart race ahead of the Australia Grand Prix in Melbourne
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Martial arts pensioner swaps lamb chops for karate chops

Martial arts pensioner swaps lamb chops for karate chops

A Glasgow restaurateur has cooked up the perfect antidote to old age, by teaching fellow pensioners mixed martial arts. When Marco Giannasi, 65, who has run Italian eateries in the Scottish hotspot for 48 years, was notified in October 2018 that ...
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Shop manager 'flabbergasted' at customer with huge live SNAKE around neck

Shop manager 'flabbergasted' at customer with huge live SNAKE around neck

A shopkeeper was left "flabbergasted" when a customer popped in to by some tobacco - with a large snake casually draped around his neck.Bob Russell, 66, was working his usual morning shift on Saturday (7/30), when a rather unusual customer came in...
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Hound gives wheelchair-bound human a helping hand - we really don't deserve doggos

Hound gives wheelchair-bound human a helping hand - we really don't deserve doggos

11-month-old puppy, Magnus, is helping his wheelchair-bound human, Anatoly, to navigate the city. He is pushing Anatoly’s wheelchair and looks for obstacles in the road.
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Teddy rescued from school roof by firefighters and reunited with young owner

Teddy rescued from school roof by firefighters and reunited with young owner

Police and fire teams joined forces to rescue a young boy's teddy after it was thrown on to a school roof in Florida by an older pupil. Kindergarten pupil Ashton had been finding it hard to sleep after an older student threw his toy, called Rock...
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11 newborn lambs are dressed in woolly jumpers to keep them warm

11 newborn lambs are dressed in woolly jumpers to keep them warm

These adorable photos show 11 newborn lambs dressed in woolly jumpers to keep them warm.The adorable creatures live at Auchingarrich Wildlife Centre, in Comrie, Perth and Kinross, where they sleep in a 'hatchery' in a little pen at night.For the n...
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Man proposes to his girlfriend while she is stuck in MUD

Man proposes to his girlfriend while she is stuck in MUD

A man proposed to his girlfriend while she was stuck knee deep in MUD asking her: "Since you're stuck, will you be stuck with me for the rest of your life?" Ashton Waters, 29, of Foley, Alabama, knew his girlfriend Brittany, 27, loved the outdoors...
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A no-nonsense video guide on the coronavirus

A no-nonsense video guide on the coronavirus

Meet the junior doctor who has cut through all the fog to bring you his no-nonsense video guide on everything you need to know about coronavirus.Cardiologist Dr Dominic Pimenta, 32, said was fed up of seeing "a lot of misinformation" about the vir...
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Skier rescue woman trapped beneath snow struggling for air

Skier rescue woman trapped beneath snow struggling for air

This is the dramatic head cam moment a skier rescued a woman who was trapped and running out of air under the snow after she fell while off-piste.Will Field, 23, came across the 19-year-old chalet host after he spotted her legs poking out from the...
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The parents offering other couples a 'fairy godmother-like' chance to have IVF treatment

The parents offering other couples a 'fairy godmother-like' chance to have IVF treatment

Emma and Adam Haslam have been on a turbulent IVF journey. After being repeatedly told by the NHS that they weren't eligible for IVF, they went abroad for treatment and gave birth to baby Albie in August 2018. The couple now want to help other co...
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Meet the 'dumpster diver' who has saved thousands of dollars

Meet the 'dumpster diver' who has saved thousands of dollars

Mercedes Rosenberg, from Virginia in the US, has saved thousands of pounds since she began "dumpster diving". She forages at night in giant supermarket bins for discarded food and goods.
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