Viral Episodes

Police pursuit suspect shows off dance steps

Police pursuit suspect shows off dance steps

Law-breaking turned into breakdancing at the end of a Los Angeles vehicle pursuit. TV news helicopters were overhead Tuesday night when a suspect did a brief dance before being handcuffed.
1min
Associated Press
Dozens of snakes removed from under Texas home

Dozens of snakes removed from under Texas home

A Texas homeowner who reported seeing "a few" snakes under his home actually had dozens of rattlesnakes living beneath his house.
2mins
Associated Press
Australia koala sneaks into car to cool off in AC

Australia koala sneaks into car to cool off in AC

A koala took the opportunity to cool off in an unoccupied air conditioned car near Adelaide on Monday, relaxing on the leather seats as the owner tried to convince it to leave.
2mins
Associated Press
Baby giraffe takes first steps outside at Chester Zoo

Baby giraffe takes first steps outside at Chester Zoo

Rare two-week-old giraffe calf, Mburo, stretches his long legs exploring the outside world for the fist time at Chester Zoo.
1min
Press Association
Koala refuses to leave air conditioned car

Koala refuses to leave air conditioned car

A winemaker in the Alluca Vinyards, Blewitt Springs, South Australia gets a surprise after leaving his car door open for his dog. A stubborn koala has taken refuge in the cool car and doesn't want to leave. Tim Whitrow who filmed his encounter ...
1min
Press Association
Artist creates 2-acre image of Beto O'Rourke

Artist creates 2-acre image of Beto O'Rourke

An artist and Beto O'Rourke fan took his support for the Texas Democratic presidential candidate to a new level in creating a piece of artwork of O'Rourke's face in an Austin, Texas field.
1min
Associated Press
High-flying couple quit rat race to live off-grid in a hand-built hut

High-flying couple quit rat race to live off-grid in a hand-built hut

A high-flying businessman, who quit the rat race to live off grid with his wife in a wooden house he built himself on a remote Portuguese hilltop, has revealed how he has found utopia. Taking just two months to build his house single handedly fro...
2mins
Press Association
Polar bear cub steps outside for the first time

Polar bear cub steps outside for the first time

A polar bear born at a German zoo has ventured outside to explore for the first time. The unnamed female cub was born on December 1 but had remained inside under the close scrutiny of keepers at Tierpark Berlin until now.
3mins
Press Association
Beer recovered from 1880s shipwreck gets new life

Beer recovered from 1880s shipwreck gets new life

Long Island brewer Jamie Adams created his new Deep Ascent ale using yeast from bottles he and fellow divers salvaged from the SS Oregon, a Liverpool-to-New York luxury liner that sank off the coast of New York in 1886.
2mins
Associated Press
Zoo welcomes endangered gorilla baby

Zoo welcomes endangered gorilla baby

Megan, a 13-year-old endangered western lowland gorilla, introduced her one week old baby at the Dallas Zoo.
1min
Associated Press
Footballer struggles to take corner in Storm Gareth

Footballer struggles to take corner in Storm Gareth

An AFC Fylde footballer struggled to place the ball for a corner in high winds during Storm Gareth. Nick Haughton could not get the ball to stay still in the stormy match against Hartlepool.
1min
Press Association
Giant human shamrock formed in London's Trafalgar Square

Giant human shamrock formed in London's Trafalgar Square

A human shamrock was formed in Trafalgar Square ahead of the annual St Patrick's Day parade on Sunday, which will be led by actor James Nesbitt.
30secs
Press Association
Maths professor describes her "real-life Jaws" moment

Maths professor describes her "real-life Jaws" moment

A maths professor has described her "real-life Jaws" moment when a 12ft shark sank its teeth into her companion's wrist, sending a geyser of blood exploding through the sea as he swam just feet away from her. Likening the carnivorous predators to ...
1min
Press Association
Rare blue lobster caught off Northumberland coast

Rare blue lobster caught off Northumberland coast

Fishmonger and owner of collingwood Seafood on Northshields Fish quay Tony McLean, 38, shows off a rare blue lobster caught off the coast of Northumberland at Seahouses.
2mins
Press Association
Dogs enjoy flood created by Storm Gareth

Dogs enjoy flood created by Storm Gareth

Storm Gareth provided a few of Scotland's police training dogs a loch to play in. Bodie, Elvis and Peggy played in the floods created after heavy rain during the storm.
1min
Press Association
Meet the woman who left New York to become a witch in Costa Rica

Meet the woman who left New York to become a witch in Costa Rica

A modern day witch who quit the 9 to 5 to live off-grid in a handcrafted home in the middle of a tropical jungle, has told of her magical lifestyle.
3mins
Press Association
Man narrowly avoids being hit by collapsing building

Man narrowly avoids being hit by collapsing building

A man narrowly avoided being crushed by falling bricks from a collapsing building during the weekend's strong winds. CCTV footage shows the pedestrian's lucky escape as he walks down Stoke Newington High Street, east London, just seconds before t...
1min
Press Association
SpaceX crew capsule ends test flight with ocean splashdown

SpaceX crew capsule ends test flight with ocean splashdown

SpaceX's new crew capsule has returned to Earth, ending its first test flight with an old-fashioned splashdown in the Atlantic Ocean. The Dragon undocked from the International Space Station early on Friday. Six hours later, the capsule carrying a...
1min
Press Association
Crufts 2019: The best doggy fashion

Crufts 2019: The best doggy fashion

From mastiffs to collies, Great Danes to Dobermanns, it was a day for working dogs at the world famous dog show in Birmingham. Like athletes arriving for a race, they were kept warm in blankets, onesies and snoods, with little doggy booties preve...
1min
Press Association
Rare baby giraffe born at Chester Zoo

Rare baby giraffe born at Chester Zoo

CCTV captures the moment a Rothschild's giraffe calf is born at Chester Zoo. New mum Dagmar delivers the six-foot tall youngster after a 15-month pregnancy.
1min
Press Association
Woman in her thirties given devastating early-onset dementia diagnosis

Woman in her thirties given devastating early-onset dementia diagnosis

A woman in her 30s who left university to care for her doctor dad is aiming to run the 2019 London Marathon to raise awareness of early on-set Alzheimer's, after she was diagnosed with the same disease.
1min
Press Association
Burglars flee empty-handed after being smoked out

Burglars flee empty-handed after being smoked out

Two burglars are smoked out after attempting a burglary in Corby. The two perpetrators smashed down the door of a business on November 20 last year. But a gas machine installed by the Force's Crime Prevention Team goes off on entry. The room fills...
1min
Press Association
Dad finally kisses his baby after doctors warned his saliva was toxic

Dad finally kisses his baby after doctors warned his saliva was toxic

A cancer-stricken father-of-two who was told chemotherapy made his saliva toxic, was warned by doctors not to have sex with his pregnant wife, as such physical intimacy could harm their unborn child. Diagnosed with stage three bowel cancer - one o...
2mins
Press Association
Officer frees trapped dog, gets instant thank you

Officer frees trapped dog, gets instant thank you

A video of a Chilean police officer rescuing a dog that became tangled in a tarp has gone viral. Footage of the Sunday rescue was captured at a home in San Felipe, which is about 56 miles northwest of Santiago.
1min
Associated Press
Revelers celebrate Mardi Gras in New Orleans

Revelers celebrate Mardi Gras in New Orleans

Dressed up and ready for fun, revelers are celebrating Mardi Gras in New Orleans, but many are protesting the "no-call" given to Saints against the LA Rams during the NFC Championship game.
1min
Associated Press
Melted cheese tops Wisconsin championship

Melted cheese tops Wisconsin championship

More cheese, butter and yogurt makers than ever before have entered the U.S. Championship Cheese Contest. The three-day event started Tuesday in Green Bay, Wisconsin. It's considered the largest cheese, butter and yogurt competition in the U.S.
2mins
Associated Press
School teacher uses Facebook live to read to pupils

School teacher uses Facebook live to read to pupils

A school teacher in the United States has taken to Facebook live to read her pupils bedtime stories. Belinda George from Texas reads children's books to pupils every Tuesday using Facebook.
1min
Press Association
Berlin zoo shows off baby polar bear

Berlin zoo shows off baby polar bear

A Berlin zoo shows off its baby polar bear. The 12-week-old bear is making hearts melt at Tierpark Zoo. Already right at home, her sex was only determined a week ago.
1min
Press Association
Rat stuck in manhole cover rescued by firefighters

Rat stuck in manhole cover rescued by firefighters

A fat rat had to be rescued by firefighters after it got stuck in a manhole cover. A team of at least nine firefighters helped release the rodent from the cover in the German town of Bensheim.
1min
Press Association
Ice wall tumbles onto road at Niagara Falls

Ice wall tumbles onto road at Niagara Falls

Niagara Parks Police close Niagara River Parkway near the Mathers Arch after strong winds blew ice over the retaining wall from the lake at Niagara Falls.
1min
Press Association
Woman turns house into haven for tarantulas

Woman turns house into haven for tarantulas

A nursing assistant has turned the two-bedroom house she shares with her partner into a haven for her seven tarantulas and two snakes.
1min
Press Association
Watch as dog runs 83 yards to catch frisbee during half-time show

Watch as dog runs 83 yards to catch frisbee during half-time show

A canine quarterback wowed the crowds during an American football half-time show on Saturday, sprinting 83 yards across the field to catch a frisbee thrown for it. Local reporter JC Carnahan shared a video of the feat on Twitter and wrote: "This ...
1min
Press Association
Plane sways in mid-air as it comes into land

Plane sways in mid-air as it comes into land

A plane rocks mid-air as it comes into land at Gibraltar. The London Heathrow to Gibraltar flight was diverted to Malaga after the pilot was forced to abort the landing due to strong crosswinds.
1min
Press Association
Family transform home into tropical rainforest for pet sloth

Family transform home into tropical rainforest for pet sloth

A mum-of-three and her teacher husband from Wisconsin have built a tropical rainforest for their pet sloth Enzo. Jenni and Terry Koenig's spare bedroom has been transformed into a paradise for the tree-dwelling animal, who was bred in captivity.
2mins
Press Association
Black dog disappears in white snow playing fetch

Black dog disappears in white snow playing fetch

A winter storm dumped record-breaking amounts of snow in Arizona, causing problems for some people, but delighting a black dog who romped in the heavy, white snow.
1min
Associated Press
Motorbike and wheelbarrow used to create makeshift ski lift

Motorbike and wheelbarrow used to create makeshift ski lift

Skiers in Afghanistan have used a motorcycle and a wheelbarrow to create a clever lift to the top of the slopes. Alishah Farhang created the contraption with his friend, an engineer, in the mountains of Gonbatag Valley in Bamyan province. The rop...
1min
Press Association
Blogger reveals cystic acne in brave bare-faced Instagram posts

Blogger reveals cystic acne in brave bare-faced Instagram posts

Office worker Kara Eden, 22, was really self-conscious about her cystic acne but she has now set up an Instagram page where she bravely bares all in 'au naturel' selfies to push people to embrace their insecurities.
2mins
Press Association
Former Jehovah's Witness finds true calling as digeridoo healer

Former Jehovah's Witness finds true calling as digeridoo healer

A former Jehovah's Witness who turned his back on Christianity to become a rockstar, has revealed how he then found his true calling as a "sound healer" playing a didgeridoo.
1min
Press Association
Boy in wheelchair shows off trampoline moves

Boy in wheelchair shows off trampoline moves

A North Dakota charity event turned into worldwide inspiration when a 4-year-old boy performed his favorite trampoline act in his wheelchair. Wyatt Burggraff bounces at a gym with programs for kids with disabilities
1min
Associated Press
Sailor meets baby son after being at sea for his birth

Sailor meets baby son after being at sea for his birth

A sailor met his son for the first time when he was four months old, because the new dad was thousands of miles away when his wife gave birth. Leo Laurente was in the middle of the ocean, halfway through his nine month stint at sea, when little Ez...
1min
Press Association
Meet the baby who loves her own reflection

Meet the baby who loves her own reflection

Meet Khendi Mitchell from Texas, the baby who loves her own reflection.
1min
Press Association
Girl with 'invisible disability' using her love of music to raise awareness

Girl with 'invisible disability' using her love of music to raise awareness

A woman who has suffered terrifying seizures and temporary paralysis since a fall in a darkly lit restaurant led to a life-changing brain injury, is using music to raise awareness of "invisible disabilities," after it eased her own symptoms. After...
2mins
Press Association
Lightsaber dueling awakens the Force in France

Lightsaber dueling awakens the Force in France

In France, it is easier than ever now to act out “Star Wars” fantasies. The fencing federation has officially recognized lightsaber dueling as a competitive sport.
2mins
Associated Press
Insane tee-ball shot leaves 11-year-old amazed

Insane tee-ball shot leaves 11-year-old amazed

11-year-old Isaac Husted reacts in disbelief as his tee-ball shot rolls back perfectly to where it started. Luckily it was all filmed - or no one would have believed him.
1min
Press Association
Zoo welcomes tiny antelope on Valentine’s Day

Zoo welcomes tiny antelope on Valentine’s Day

The newest baby at a Chicago-area zoo is an antelope calf weighing just 23 ounces. The male was born on Valentine’s Day and has been named Valentino.
1min
Associated Press
Giant ski slope placed on top of Copenhagen power plant

Giant ski slope placed on top of Copenhagen power plant

Danish skiers and snowboarders are testing out an artificial ski slope above an incineration plant that doesn't emit toxins and rises 85 metres (279 feet) above the flat landscape of Copenhagen. The lower half of the slope at the Amager Resource ...
1min
Press Association
Mum-of-three horrified to discover weight loss was caused by pancreatic cancer

Mum-of-three horrified to discover weight loss was caused by pancreatic cancer

Feeling "smug" for resisting her usual festive mince pie binges, having joined a local dieting club, a mum-of-three was horrified to discover that her weight loss was caused by pancreatic cancer, not slimming. When Liz Oakley, 65, noticed the pou...
1min
Press Association
Valentine's weddings atop Empire State building

Valentine's weddings atop Empire State building

Valentine's weddings atop Empire State building
1min
Associated Press