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12 August 2014
Last updated at 09:58
Giant panda triplets have been born at the Chimelong Safari Park in China.
Giant panda triplets have been born at the Chimelong Safari Park in Guangzhou. Local media says this is the fourth set of giant panda triplets born in China with the help of artificial insemination.
British artist Nicola Wood works on her installation during the third European championship of sand sculpting in Zandvoort aan Zee, The Netherlands. Eight sculptors will have to use the theme of music and dance.
Cupcakes are being offered as a reward for the safe return of a stolen award-winning scarecrow of a nun. Sister Mary won second prize in a contest held in Caythorpe, Nottinghamshire, on Saturday.
A spider found in a box of bananas in West Sussex is the second to be housed at Drusillas Park zoo in the last 12 months. Vets identified the tarantula as a fully-grown dwarf species known as Peruvian green velvet.
Two window cleaners were trapped 144 metres from the ground on the 48 floor in their platform at the front of the DC-Tower, Austria's highest skyscraper, in Vienna on Saturday.
A litter of puppies has been named after things on the Great British Bake Off. The family of crossbreed dogs born at Dogs Trust Loughborough are Choux, Eccles, Muffin, Victoria, Cookie, Cinnamon, Souffle and Banoffee.
The Sumo Run took place in Battersea Park, London as people jogged a 5km course to raise money for charity while wearing an inflatable suit.
Gemma Woods takes a dip in the bog jacuzzi after taking part in the Irish Bog Snorkelling championship on Sunday in Dungannon. The annual event sees male and female competitors swim the 60m length of the bog.
Authorities in New York are investigating how two large white flags appeared on the towers of the Brooklyn Bridge. The flags briefly flew on top of the two towers at either end of the landmark in the place of two American flags.
Australian rescuers have freed a beached baby whale almost two days after it became stranded on a popular beach, as a large crowd of onlookers cheered.
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