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How much Boris? London Mayor stumbles over Tube question
On the day next year's London bus and Tube fares are announced, Mayor Boris Johnson struggles to answer a question about how much a fare currently costs between Angel and London Bridge.
Shocking aftermath of Israeli airstrike on Gaza strip
The death toll in Gaza pushes past 100 after four days of cross-border shelling, with at least 75 civilians dead. .
Cute African crane chicks exercise
A pair of East African crowned crane chicks are getting used to their surroundings at the San Diego Zoo.
Baby whale saved in Canada
A whale calf that was stranded on a beach in Western Canada, was saved and taken to the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre.
Three-year-old boy stuck in a washing machine is cut free
A 3-year-old boy in eastern China has to be cut free by firefighters after getting himself stuck in a washing machine.
A baby is rescued from rubble in northern Syria
A baby, said to be no more than two months old, has been rescued from rubble in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo.
Pets dress up in World Cup team football shirts in Taiwan
Cute dogs in World Cup team colours are the main attractions at the 17th annual Taipei Pet Show. .
Gay 'kiss-off' protest in Argentina ahead of Putin visit
Gay activists stage a "kiss-off" outside Russia's embassy in Buenos Aires ahead of a visit by President Vladimir Putin to Argentina. .
Chancellor: Royal Mail sell-off was a 'win all round'
Chancellor George Osborne insists the controversial privatisation of Royal Mail succeeded in bringing new money into the company which previous governments had failed to do.
Labour: Coalition 'botched' Royal Mail sale
Labour's Chuka Umunna has said the coalition government "botched" the sell-off of the Royal Mail. A new report claims the sale cost the taxpayer £1 billion.