Cops vs Firefighters in epic protest battle

Cops vs Firefighters in epic protest battle

Police clashed with protesting firefighters in Paris. The forces of law and order deployed tear gas and water cannon against the demonstrators. Six firefighters were arrested during the clashes, while three police were injured, according to report...
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PUMPKIN weighing 1,013 kg scoops first prize in Ludwigsburg contest

PUMPKIN weighing 1,013 kg scoops first prize in Ludwigsburg contest

Belgian farmer Mario van Geel won a pumpkin weighing competition in the German city of Ludwigsburg, with a gourd that weighed some 1,013 kilogrammes (2,233 pounds). The farmer, who comes from Kasterlee near Antwerp, was followed by his compatriots...
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Sustainable fashion is monks’ passion - Buddhist monks in Thailand upcycle plastic bottles into saff

Sustainable fashion is monks’ passion - Buddhist monks in Thailand upcycle plastic bottles into saff

Buddhist monks in Phra Pradaeng, Thailand, have come up with an innovative way of upcycling plastic waste that would otherwise contaminate the environment. Monks from the Wat Chat Daeng temple send plastic bottles they fish from the Chao Phraya Ri...
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‘The golden mountains’ - See one of world’s highest gold mines in Kyrgyzstan

‘The golden mountains’ - See one of world’s highest gold mines in Kyrgyzstan

Workers at one of the highest gold mines in the world, hidden in the beautiful Issyk-Kul region in Kyrgyzstan are definitely willing to go the extra mile in the search of precious stones. Footage shows the mine and the magnificent surroundings in ...
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See Zlatan Ibrahimovic and his freshly unveiled topless statue in Malmo

See Zlatan Ibrahimovic and his freshly unveiled topless statue in Malmo

A giant bronze statue of Swedish football star Zlatan Ibrahimovic was unveiled in his hometown of Malmo. Made by Swedish artist Peter Linde, the sculpture stands at 2.7 metres (8.9 feet) tall and weighs about 500 kg (1,102 lbs). Over the course of...
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Raccoon and puppy became BFFs at Irkutsk zoo

Raccoon and puppy became BFFs at Irkutsk zoo

The unlikeliest of friendships sprung up when a three-week-old raccoon named Moshka was taken to the Irkutsk Zoo Gallery and introduced to his new playmate, a puppy named Broshka, of the Petit Brabancon breed. Broshka and Moshka are very active an...
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Fire dept. near Los Angeles has GOAT novel way to prevent wild fires

Fire dept. near Los Angeles has GOAT novel way to prevent wild fires

Over a hundred goats grazed in South Pasadena as part of a 30-day fire prevention effort to clear the hill of combustible weeds and non-native plants over a 10 acre (40,460 square metres) area. South Pasadena Fire Department Captain Dan Dunn said ...
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Nine-year-old Londoner Mikey lost eyesight but never lost passion for football

Nine-year-old Londoner Mikey lost eyesight but never lost passion for football

A nine-year-old boy Mikey, who lost his sight two years ago, was filmed during an indoor football training session in London. At the age of six years old Mikey's parents took him for a routine eye test where it was found that he had a rare retinal...
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Cirque du Soleil hold dress rehearsal of Messi10 show in Barcelona

Cirque du Soleil hold dress rehearsal of Messi10 show in Barcelona

Cirque du Soleil's 47 artists hailing from 15 countries will perform in the first show dedicated to the football star Lionel Messi 'Messi10'. The 90-minute show "tells the the story of a young man born with great ambition and capable of overcomin...
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Gymnasts perform stunning feats while gliding 600 metres above Siberian tree tops

Gymnasts perform stunning feats while gliding 600 metres above Siberian tree tops

Two Russian aerobats from the city of Berdsk took their skills to a whole new level by performing stunning tricks while paragliding at around 600 meters (1,970 feet) off the ground! Footage shows the duo majestically flying through the sky and fea...
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First ever women’s football league kicks off in Khartoum with 2-2 draw

First ever women’s football league kicks off in Khartoum with 2-2 draw

The first ever women's league kicked off in Sudan between the Tahadi and Difaaa teams with 2-2 draw in Khartoum Stadium. This match opens the first women's soccer league in Sudan. A few months just after Omar Al-Bashir was overthrown on April 11, ...
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Argentine grandma achieves her tennis tournament dream at 85 years old

Argentine grandma achieves her tennis tournament dream at 85 years old

Eighty-five-year old Argentine Ana Obarrio took part in an over 85s tennis tournament in Croatia, as she continues to take part in competitions around the world following a long hiatus from the game she loves. Ana had played tennis since she was 1...
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9-year-old 'quick hands' Texan has all the viral hockey moves

9-year-old 'quick hands' Texan has all the viral hockey moves

Nine-year-old Kaden Galatiuk showed off his mad hockey skills in the Texan city of San Antonio after a video of his practice drills went viral online. Kaden’s father Rob, himself a former professional hockey player, posted the ‘quick hands’ practi...
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She's like the WIND! 11 y/o skateboarder fights for place in 2020 Olympics

She's like the WIND! 11 y/o skateboarder fights for place in 2020 Olympics

Eleven-year old Sky Brown won the women's quarter-final of the World Skatepark World Championship held in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo. Brown finished with 59.00 points securing the first place. The winners will qualify for the first ever Olymp...
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World's longest waterslide at 1.1km makes a splash in the Malaysian jungle

World's longest waterslide at 1.1km makes a splash in the Malaysian jungle

The one of it's kind water slide in Malaysia's Escape Theme Park in Penang, has made a splash after being recognised as the world's longest, measuring 1,111 metres or 3,645 feet (0.62 miles) from beginning to end. The downhill journey, through th...
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71-y-o Jeannie Rice took part at Berlin marathon

71-y-o Jeannie Rice took part at Berlin marathon

Rice smashed the Chicago Marathon record for her age group in October 2018 by eight minutes after setting another record for women over 70 in the Akron Half Marathon in Ohio.
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What The Fart! India's much-hyped contest ends as a flop

What The Fart! India's much-hyped contest ends as a flop

Only three out of dozens of people who signed up online took part in India's first farting contest in Surat. Event organiser Yatin Sangoi said he was trying to break the stigma of public farting with this 'out-of-the-box' competition. "In two days...
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Yemeni family transforms war-destroyed car into shop

Yemeni family transforms war-destroyed car into shop

An innovative family living in war-torn Yemen have found a way to make a living amid difficult circumstances by transforming their heavily damaged car into a makeshift shop. "The idea came to me after the war and the destruction that took place in...
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Military PUPPIES steal spotlight at annual parade in Santiago

Military PUPPIES steal spotlight at annual parade in Santiago

Policemen and military personnel were overshadowed by a troop of golden retriever puppies, at Chile's annual military parade in Santiago.
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Efforts to restore King Tut's coffin underway at Giza museum

Efforts to restore King Tut's coffin underway at Giza museum

Restoration works on Pharaoh Tutankhamun's golden coffin are underway at Giza's new Grand Egyptian Museum, with officials reporting that they are expected to last seven to nine months.
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Volocopter showcases its 'flying taxi' in Germany's Stuttgart Copied from page

Volocopter showcases its 'flying taxi' in Germany's Stuttgart Copied from page

Marketed as a "flying taxi," the electrically-powered machine uses rotors to take off and land, similar to the mechanics of a drone. The event was marketed as being the "first public flight by an air taxi in a European city."
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'A ton of schnitzel' breaks world record in Bavarian town of Mengkofen

'A ton of schnitzel' breaks world record in Bavarian town of Mengkofen

Guinness World Record of the biggest schnitzel in the world was successfully broken in Mengkofen, Bavaria, Germany with a 1208 kilogram (2663 pounds) weighing schnitzel. Previous records was broken in 2011 in the city of Frankfurt with a 550kg sch...
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From the streets to the circus – Lagos youngsters find stability on unicycles

From the streets to the circus – Lagos youngsters find stability on unicycles

Olalekan Kuyoro founded 'God Knows Best' academy 6 years ago placing importance on moving kids' focus away from life's potential pitfalls such as crime and violence
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Tomb of Ancient Egyptian priest undergoes restoration in Deir el-Bahari Necropolis

Tomb of Ancient Egyptian priest undergoes restoration in Deir el-Bahari Necropolis

The tombs, as well as a temple, were built by high priest Karakhamun of the Ancient Egyptian god Amun. The complex was almost totally collapsed by the start of the 21st century, however after extensive restoration work by the South Asasif Conserva...
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Calf with fifth leg on its head reunited with mother and given new home

Calf with fifth leg on its head reunited with mother and given new home

The animal was unusual not only for having a fifth leg, but for its fifth leg growing out of the calf's head, which immediately grabbed the attention of the couple. To let the baby animal live a happy life, the couple tracked down its mother and b...
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Who let the sheep out!? German shepherds rally with their sheep in central Berlin

Who let the sheep out!? German shepherds rally with their sheep in central Berlin

German shepherds rallied together with their sheep in central Berlin on Sunday to call for more respect for their job and better salaries. The march departed from the House of World Cultures in Tiergarten park and arrived at the Bellevue Palace. ...
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Watch elderly work up a sweat at Senior Olympics in Brussels

Watch elderly work up a sweat at Senior Olympics in Brussels

Senior citizens competed in various activities during the 'Olympic Games' specifically designed for them, at the King Baudouin stadium in Brussels. Footage shows the elderly - some of them in wheelchairs - shooting bows, throwing balls, golfing an...
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Star-studded videogames draw thousands to Tokyo Game Show

Star-studded videogames draw thousands to Tokyo Game Show

Thousands attended the opening of the 2019 Tokyo Game Show in Chiba's Makuhari fairgrounds on to try upcoming video games that have recreated the likeness of actors such as Keanu Reeves and Norman Reedus. Highly anticipated titles included the Fin...
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Watch German artistic cyclist defy gravity with her unique skills!

Watch German artistic cyclist defy gravity with her unique skills!

Viola Brand, European and Vice World Champion in the sport of artistic cycling demonstrated her amazing skills in front of passersby in Stuttgart. Despite the sport being most popular in Europe, according to Viola there are competitors from all ar...
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Darth Vader's original Star Wars helmet to go up for auction

Darth Vader's original Star Wars helmet to go up for auction

An original Darth Vader helmet, mask and set of shoulder armour from the Star Wars movie 'The Empire Strikes Back' was on display in Calabasas, California, ahead of its expected sale at a high-profile auction. The price estimates range from $250,0...
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MERMAID model and photographer makes a splash in China

MERMAID model and photographer makes a splash in China

Underwater photographer and model Ma Qirui from Chengdu in the southwestern province of Sichuan, has made a big splash on social media in China with her unique sub-aqua modelling style. Ma Qirui, who has been an underwater photographer and model s...
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Japanese Anti-Groping UV stamp Sells Out in a Single Hour

Japanese Anti-Groping UV stamp Sells Out in a Single Hour

A Japanese stationery manufacturer has released an anti-groping UV stamp. It leaves a mark visible under a UV black light, designed to deter sexual harassment and groping in public spaces. The retail price is retail price of JPY ¥2,700 (€23)
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Haptic vest for service dogs enables 'remote control' for rescue operations

Haptic vest for service dogs enables 'remote control' for rescue operations

Scientists at Ben-Gurion University in Beersheba, Israel have created a haptic vest that allows humans to direct their dogs' behaviour using a remote control. Dogs are usually trained to perform tasks using behavioural obedience techniques, but th...
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Noisy French ROOSTER walks free as court rules 'Cock-a-doodle-doo' is no crime

Noisy French ROOSTER walks free as court rules 'Cock-a-doodle-doo' is no crime

Maurice, a rooster who has been on trial for excessive noise since July, was found not guilty by a court in the French city of Rochefort. The plaintiffs, a couple of 68-year-olds from Oleron, western France, who sued the cock and its owner for wa...
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Too much or not too much? Mixed reactions as Russian businessman turns his old school in Yekaterinbu

Too much or not too much? Mixed reactions as Russian businessman turns his old school in Yekaterinbu

A school in Russia’s Yekaterinburg has undergone a spectacular renovation during the summer break, planned and funded by local businessman Andrei Simanovsky. However, not everyone is impressed.
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Ancient tombs and temple restored in Luxor

Ancient tombs and temple restored in Luxor

Two ancient tombs at the necropolis of Dra' Abu el-Naga' and four chapels at Karnak's Khonsu Temple were inaugurated in Luxor, following restoration works. Visitors will now be able to access the sites. The two restored tombs at the Dra' Abu el-Na...
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Forest' in football stadium envisions future without natural woodlands

Forest' in football stadium envisions future without natural woodlands

Will trees and forests soon only be found in musuems? ’For Forest' is an art installation that implies that it may soon be a reality, with environmental damage on the rise. The piece consists of nearly 300 trees inside Worthersee stadium in the Au...
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Fearless kids play ‘fireball football’ to ring in Islamic New Year

Fearless kids play ‘fireball football’ to ring in Islamic New Year

Children rang in the new Islamic Year 1441 by playing a round of 'fireball football' at the Ar Rahmah Mosque in Rempoa near Jakarta. The purpose is to introduce this game to millennials. As everybody knows, the game was played using magic and 'man...
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Robots cause stir as they pole dance at French club

Robots cause stir as they pole dance at French club

Pole dancing robots perform alongside human dancers at a Nantes strip club.
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227 skeletons of children unearthed in Peru

227 skeletons of children unearthed in Peru

Peruvian archaeologists unearth skeletons of 227 children at what is believed to be the world's largest child sacrifice site.
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 Prince Charming, with dinner in a box – Russian delivery man brings you pizza on horseback

Prince Charming, with dinner in a box – Russian delivery man brings you pizza on horseback

In Saratov, a 'unique offer' of food delivery is up for grabs. Food is delivered by 'Prince Charming' on a white horse.
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Armadillos, parrots and other animals treated at shelter after Amazon fires

Armadillos, parrots and other animals treated at shelter after Amazon fires

An armadillo with vision problems and a small colourful parrot are some of the animals affected by the fires in the Amazon rainforest that are being treated at a shelter located in Aguas Calientes.
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Chinese chef proves that cooking is art with his egg painting skills

Chinese chef proves that cooking is art with his egg painting skills

Juggling knives and forks while blindfolded, painting with eggs and allowing customers to have a great eating experience, have turned Chinese chef Mr. Four into a social media star.
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Aerobatic crews and military planes reach new heights at MAKS 2019

Aerobatic crews and military planes reach new heights at MAKS 2019

Aerobatic crews and military planes reach new heights at MAKS 2019.
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Refugee and Schalke fan fights racism by cycling with beer on his head

Refugee and Schalke fan fights racism by cycling with beer on his head

Nigerian refugee Mohammed found an unconventional way to fight racism and integrate into the German society by joining Schalke FC fan club and carrying a beer cup on his head, which, as he thinks, helps him to make people smile. Mohammed said that...
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Barca unveil statue to club legend Johan Cruyff

Barca unveil statue to club legend Johan Cruyff

Barcelona club president Josep Maria Bartomeu opened a monument to Johan Cruyff outside the Nou Camp.
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Fatigue, burnout, suicide: French police feel abandoned as weekly protests sap resources

Fatigue, burnout, suicide: French police feel abandoned as weekly protests sap resources

Police unions have called out the intense pressure and stress the officers have been put through over the past 10 months as Yellow Vest protests have gripped the country. They say gruelling hours and poor working conditions are among the reasons b...
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Glitzy grandmas turn Beijing into their own personal catwalk

Glitzy grandmas turn Beijing into their own personal catwalk

Group of models aged between 67 and 73 have become a huge hit on a mobile Chinese app.
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