Newlywed in US reunited with father’s ring thanks to underwater metal detectorist

Newlywed in US reunited with father’s ring thanks to underwater metal detectorist

The loss was especially ‘devastating’ as the ring had belonged to Steven Elonich’s father, who has stage four cancer.

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The 5 emotional stages of your first haircut after lockdown

The 5 emotional stages of your first haircut after lockdown

Heading back to the salon after so many weeks can be a daunting experience.

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4 fitness trends that are going to be big as lockdown eases

4 fitness trends that are going to be big as lockdown eases

Gyms might reopen near you soon, but that doesn’t mean we’re going to forget about the benefits of an at-home workout.

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7 signs you got a bit too used to lockdown life

7 signs you got a bit too used to lockdown life

You might be allowed to see your friends now, but social plans still feel a bit weird.

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‘Tiny bug slayer’ may be related to dinosaurs

‘Tiny bug slayer’ may be related to dinosaurs

The miniature reptile known as the ‘tiny bug slayer’ is thought to have lived around 237 million years ago.

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9 things you’ll only know if you actually love cleaning

9 things you’ll only know if you actually love cleaning

There’s neat and tidy, and then there’s getting excited over a new type of surface cleaner…

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5 podcasts to help you get through working from home

5 podcasts to help you get through working from home

Stuck at the kitchen table? Get some wisdom in your ears…

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9 reasons we’re starting to really miss the office

9 reasons we’re starting to really miss the office

Today in ‘things we never thought we’d say’.

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McDonald’s employee and drag queen directs drive-thru queue with dancing

McDonald’s employee and drag queen directs drive-thru queue with dancing

Diana D kept those who were waiting for their food entertained in Swansea.

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Things you only know if you hate eating al fresco

Things you only know if you hate eating al fresco

Having dinner outdoors is not as magical as people would have you believe.

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8 ways to soothe sunburn

8 ways to soothe sunburn

Caught the sun? Here are a few ways to ease the burn.

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Swan ‘reunited’ with cygnets after becoming trapped in rope

Swan ‘reunited’ with cygnets after becoming trapped in rope

Steven Parry and David Bond helped to rescue the swan at a park close to the Lake District.

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Five-year-old steals the limelight as journalist father questions Nicola Sturgeon

Five-year-old steals the limelight as journalist father questions Nicola Sturgeon

The interruption occurred during Nicola Sturgeon’s daily coronavirus briefing.

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Tiny dwarf mongoose triplets born at zoo

Tiny dwarf mongoose triplets born at zoo

The trio have ventured out for the first time after keepers became aware of their presence thanks to ‘tiny squeaks’ coming from their burrow.

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Rare lemur born at British zoo

Rare lemur born at British zoo

The tiny Lake Alaotra gentle lemur is smaller than a tennis ball and has been born at Bristol’s Wild Place Project.

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Firefighters praised for saving baby deer with oxygen mask

Firefighters praised for saving baby deer with oxygen mask

The fawn was found in shrubs by a crew tackling a major moorland fire in South Yorkshire.

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10 ways that daily tea habit really is boosting your health

10 ways that daily tea habit really is boosting your health

That soothing cuppa is packed with science-backed health benefits – so get brewing, says Lisa Salmon.

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250 years old cognac up for auction – and it should still taste good

250 years old cognac up for auction – and it should still taste good

It has been stored in a family cellar for 140 years.

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Cat stranded on driftwood rescued from Edinburgh tunnel by firefighters on raft

Cat stranded on driftwood rescued from Edinburgh tunnel by firefighters on raft

The animal was brought back to dry land in Edinburgh on Monday afternoon.

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Viral US Irish dancer invited to dance in St Patrick's day parade

Viral US Irish dancer invited to dance in St Patrick's day parade

Morgan Bullock from Virginia uploaded a video of her Irish dancing to a song by Megan Thee Stallion to Twitter where it has been viewed almost 330,000 times.

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English family use daily lockdown exercise to clean strangers’ gravestones

English family use daily lockdown exercise to clean strangers’ gravestones

Ryan van Emmenis says he hopes he is keeping people’s memories alive by cleaning stones in cemeteries in Winsford, Cheshire.

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Wild boar piglets a ‘welcome new arrival’ to closed zoo

Wild boar piglets a ‘welcome new arrival’ to closed zoo

A staff member said the piglets were a ‘nice boost’ for keepers.

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Watch: Animal shelter empties its cages after record number of adoptions

Watch: Animal shelter empties its cages after record number of adoptions

A record number of dogs have been adopted during the pandemic.

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African wild cat kittens born at Devon zoo

African wild cat kittens born at Devon zoo

The two caracals – an African species that lives on the grasslands – were born at Exmoor Zoo

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Lockdown Jungle: Hilarious sketch studies 'new breed' of human found in lockdown

Lockdown Jungle: Hilarious sketch studies 'new breed' of human found in lockdown

Lockdown Jungle, an Attenborough-esque documentary video, documents a new breed that has emerged since Ireland went into lockdown - the Simius Rocket Leagueius.

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Giraffe named Hope born in New Orleans

Giraffe named Hope born in New Orleans

The city was one the early hot spots for Covid-19 in the US.

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Happy ending for pheasant stuck under car bonnet for eight days

Happy ending for pheasant stuck under car bonnet for eight days

The bird has since been released back into the wild, after being checked over by a vet.

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11 things you’ll know if you’ve taken up running during lockdown

11 things you’ll know if you’ve taken up running during lockdown

Have you also joined the Lycra-clad lockdown jogging crew?

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Australian politician gets giggles on air after person fined for buying a kebab

Australian politician gets giggles on air after person fined for buying a kebab

‘There’s nothing wrong with going for a run and buying a kebab.’

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British duo spend isolation recreating famous looks from Mary Poppins to Elton John

British duo spend isolation recreating famous looks from Mary Poppins to Elton John

Freelance photographer Harriet Clare and dancer and performer Chloe Mead have been using the time in isolation to dig into their costume boxes.

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Choristers’ impromptu performance for neighbours takes social media by storm

Choristers’ impromptu performance for neighbours takes social media by storm

A performance by four choristers from Wells Cathedral has proved popular after being posted on Twitter.

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Zoo animals enjoy the sunshine

Zoo animals enjoy the sunshine

Animals at a zoo that has temporarily closed because of the coronavirus outbreak have been enjoying themselves in the sunshine.

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Lion cubs enjoy exploring their new home

Lion cubs enjoy exploring their new home

Keepers at Blair Drummond Safari Park have launched a competition to name the pair.

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Violinists serenade empty toilet roll aisle with song from Titanic

Violinists serenade empty toilet roll aisle with song from Titanic

Musicians Bonnie von Duyke and Emer Kinsella are both out of work due to the spread of Covid-19.

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12 things only impatient people will be able to relate to

12 things only impatient people will be able to relate to

99% of your life is spent feeling frustrated.

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10 impossibly weird animals you won’t believe actually exist

10 impossibly weird animals you won’t believe actually exist

Living proof that truth can be stranger than fiction.

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15 of the world’s best nature photos

15 of the world’s best nature photos

This nature-themed photo contest showcases extraordinary shots of landscape and wildlife from around the world.

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Miracle baby preparing to celebrate first birthday, four years after being born

Miracle baby preparing to celebrate first birthday, four years after being born

A leap year baby who was born suddenly on the M1 motorway will celebrate her first 'official' birthday when she turns four this February 29.

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Snow bother for Irish pair who win skijoring competition

Snow bother for Irish pair who win skijoring competition

Childhood friends have become the first Irish team ever to take part and win a major skijoring event — despite having only a tractor and no snow to practice on.

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Stars jokingly recall children’s office invasion as expert returns to TV screens

Stars jokingly recall children’s office invasion as expert returns to TV screens

Professor Robert Kelly went viral in 2017 when his children broke into the room while he was live on the news.

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Speedo Mick finishes 1,000-mile walk in his swimming trunks

Speedo Mick finishes 1,000-mile walk in his swimming trunks

He has raised more than £320,000 for Leave The Light On, which works with disadvantaged children.

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Seven-year-old with cancer becomes police officer for a day

Seven-year-old with cancer becomes police officer for a day

Seven-year-old Allan Harris got the full police experience, from being shown how to arrest a suspect to getting a go on a motorbike.

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Gorilla born by emergency caesarean celebrates fourth birthday at zoo

Gorilla born by emergency caesarean celebrates fourth birthday at zoo

Afia was delivered in February 2016 after her mother showed signs of pre-eclampsia.

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Video: Hungry panda twins hand fed by keepers at Zoo Berlin

Video: Hungry panda twins hand fed by keepers at Zoo Berlin

The pair made, who are five months old, ventured outside for the first time last month.

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It absolutely blew us away – Coyote and badger travel together in viral clip

It absolutely blew us away – Coyote and badger travel together in viral clip

“Never in our wildest dreams would we have had this kind of footage captured,” said Neal Sharma.

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Starbucks advert featuring trans man praised as ‘beautifully done’

Starbucks advert featuring trans man praised as ‘beautifully done’

Trans and non-binary Twitter users have praised the coffee chain’s new advert.

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‘Tiny’ pygmy chameleons hatch at zoo

‘Tiny’ pygmy chameleons hatch at zoo

Chameleons the size of a pencil tip have emerged from their eggs at the facility.

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Dolphins stuck in the mud saved by firefighters

Dolphins stuck in the mud saved by firefighters

Crews from Essex County Fire and Rescue Service reached the trapped dolphins using a hovercraft and inflatable sled.

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