The parents of a baby girl fed a strict vegan diet have been branded "reckless" after the youngster was found to be seriously underweight and underdeveloped. The tot's mother, 33, and father, 35, broke down in tears as they appeared in court to be sentenced for...
A petition signed by more than a quarter of a million people from around the world calling for an end to the brutal dog and cat meat trade in Indonesia has been handed in. The Governor of North Sulawesi, Olly Dondokambey, received the petition after a...
A stray cat had a lucky escape after she fell onto the metal spikes of a fence, impaling herself. The cat was walking across residential roofs when she fell onto the metal bars in Songkhla, southern Thailand on Tuesday afternoon. Locals followed the animal's pitiful screams...
A five-year-old girl has been rescued after going missing for three nights in a rain-drenched Russian forest with a ravenous bear on her trail. Zarina Avgonina had got lost after trying to follow her grandmother who went out to collect wild mushrooms. Search dogs and rescue...
Dozens of terrified plane passengers have been injured after a flight plummeted almost 1,000ft in 10 seconds. There were scenes of absolute terror with "people being flung around the cabin, like they were flying" during the mid-air scare. Some passengers thought they were dying...
A pro-Vladimir Putin politician shot his young wife dead “in front of their three children” after catching her with another man, say police. Azat Zaripov, 50, also a respected chief doctor, confessed to killing Elena Zaripova, 32, the mother of his son and two daughters, after...
A married man strangled his mistress to death and then burned her body, leaving nothing behind but clumps of hair, remnants of a dress and a bra strap. Leslie Khoo Kwee Hock, 51, has been sentenced to life in prison for throttling engineer Cui Yajie in...
A woman is dead and eight people injured after a horror fire broke out at a hospital complex and rapidly spread from balcony to balcony. The blaze tore through a residential tower, which is home to staff at the Henri Mondor hospital on the...
A dad was thrown into a 'disgusting' Thai jail cell after a gang of thugs allegedly smashed his face in with nail-embedded sticks. Luke Thornton, 38, from Weston-super-Mare, claims he was kicked and punched in the face, put in an “MMA-style chokehold” and repeatedly knocked out...
The Speaker of New Zealand's parliament showed his paternal side when he cradled a new born baby during a debate. Trevor Mallard shared the photo of himself feeding the child of Tāmati Coffey while he sat in his seat at the head of the chamber and...