Watch adorable footage of a newborn pygmy hippo

Watch adorable footage of a newborn pygmy hippo The calf will be closely monitored for the first few weeks. A pygmy hippo calf has been born at Toronto Zoo (PA Archive) A pygmy hippo calf has been...

Alex Hunter is chasing Champions League glory in Fifa 19’s The Journey

Alex Hunter is chasing Champions League glory in Fifa 19’s The Journey The final chapter in Fifa’s story mode sees Hunter move to Real Madrid and set out to win the European Cup. (Screenshot/EA Sports) Fifa 19...

Edinburgh Zoo has denied it employs a penguin erector

Edinburgh Zoo has denied it employs a penguin erector Many people were disappointed that the popular rumour isn’t true. Edinburgh Zoo has debunked the myth that it employs a ‘penguin erector’ (Victoria Jones/PA) Edinburgh Zoo has dispelled...

Czech PM jeered during speech marking Soviet-led crushing of Prague Spring

Czech PM jeered during speech marking Soviet-led crushing of Prague Spring Andrej Babis has faced claims that he collaborated with Communist-era secret police. A protester holds a mirror in front of the Czech Republic’s prime minister...

India uses military air base to assist Kerala flood relief efforts

India uses military air base to assist Kerala flood relief efforts The city of Kochi’s commercial airport has been closed for nearly a week. An elderly man wades through flood waters (Aljaz Rahi/AP) The Indian military opened...

Trump dealt double blows as ex-lawyer alleges he directed Stormy Daniels payment

Trump dealt double blows as ex-lawyer alleges he directed Stormy Daniels payment Michael Cohen admitted campaign financing offences as the president’s former election chief was also convicted of crimes. Donald Trump has been accused of directing...

12 crazy coincidence stories that prove the world is an incredibly small place

12 crazy coincidence stories that prove the world is an incredibly small place Have you ever experienced one of those moments that make you say: ‘What a small world’? A globe (wael alreweie/Getty Images) If you’ve ever...

In Pictures: Weigh to go for Whipsnade residents

In Pictures: Weigh to go for Whipsnade residents Staff at the Dunstable zoo have been seeing if their creatures measure up. Tape measures and scales have been out in force at Whipsnade Zoo in Dunstable as...

US deports former Nazi concentration camp guard (95) to Germany

US deports former Nazi concentration camp guard (95) to Germany Jakiw Palij admitted lying to get into the US, claiming he spent the war as a farmer and factory worker Jakiw Palij, a former Nazi concentration...

California makes waves as it declares surfing its official sport

California makes waves as it declares surfing its official sport The US state formalised the status although it acknowledged the sport has its roots in Hawaii. Travis Payne rides a giant wave during the finals of...

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