How a brave man and his bucket became a viral metaphor

How a brave man and his bucket became a viral metaphor Up to his knees in water, this guy wasn’t going quietly. A dad made gallant but fruitless efforts to tackle flooding on his drive (ConstantinosZ/Getty...

16 of the best pet names people have ever heard

16 of the best pet names people have ever heard From Bun Jovi to Emily Chickenson, what a list this is. What are the most creative pet names? (Jens Meyer/AP) It might not be the most important...

Hundreds demonstrate after black man shot dead by US police

Hundreds demonstrate after black man shot dead by US police Thurman Blevins Jr was gunned down by officers in Minneapolis last week. A crowd gathers near the scene of a shooting in Minneapolis (AP) Hundreds of people...

Thai officials believe 12 boys missing in caves are still alive

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Two killed in Zimbabwe campaign rally explosion

Two killed in Zimbabwe campaign rally explosion The explosion in Bulawayo on Saturday has been called an assassination attempt on the president. Smoke fills the stage following an explosion at a Zanu pf rally in Bulawayo...

Trade war fears wipe nearly £45bn off FTSE 100 in biggest one-day fall in...

Trade war fears wipe nearly £45bn off FTSE 100 in biggest one-day fall in a year Stocks were suffering amid fears of an escalating global trade war, centred around the US and China. US President Donald...

Real-life socceroo stops play during Australian football match

Real-life socceroo stops play during Australian football match The 6ft marsupial stopped play for 32 minutes during a game in Canberra. The creature stopped play for 32 minutes (Lawrence Atkin/Capital Football via AP) The Australian national football...

US Supreme Court declines to hear Making A Murderer case

US Supreme Court declines to hear Making A Murderer case This leaves a previous ruling against Brendan Dassey in place. Brendan Dassey was convicted of rape and murder (AP) The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to...

Internet users ask ‘Who is Harry Kane?’ after England pummel Panama

Internet users ask ‘Who is Harry Kane?’ after England pummel Panama Google reveals its top UK searches about Gareth Southgate’s squad since Sunday’s 6-1 World Cup win. Harry Kane has been a hot topic on Google...

Watch: Students combine for incredible slam dunk in university basketball game

Watch: Students combine for incredible slam dunk in university basketball game Three players, one alley-oop and the perfect counter-attack. The dunk was filmed in a game at the University of Mount Olive in North Carolina (@BucketReel/Twitter) Students...

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