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Pristina cafe on World Down’s Syndrome Day

A coffee shop employing people with Down's Syndrome has opened in Kosovo's capital, Pristina. The cafe, called X 21 in reference to the extra...

Labradors remain most popular dog in US

Labrador retrievers have extended their record run as America's most popular dog breed, leading the American Kennel Club's new rankings for a 26th straight...

Yellow fever outbreak threatens Brazil’s monkeys

Cases of yellow fever are being confirmed across Brazil in the largest outbreak the country has seen in years. Of the 448 confirmed cases...

Brexit uncertainty at international food and drink event

British food and drink producers are feeling the strains of Brexit at The International Food and Drink Event in London. The UK government announced...

Camels strut their stuff at colourful desert festival

The camels of Pakistan's Tharparkar desert have been showing off some very fancy footwork. Camel racing and so-called "showboating" are just two of the...

Pink diamond shown in London ahead of auction

Sotheby's is displaying the startling "pink star" diamond in London before it's auctioned in Hong Kong next month. The company says the gem should...

Kids bugged with audio devices as part of major speech study

Listening devices are being planted into hundreds of Australian homes as part of research into how children learn to talk. Those behind the study...

Zoo brings in amphibian “sexpert” to help creatures mate

Detroit Zoo has bought in an amphibian "sexpert" to encourage its creatures to mate. Experts predict half of the world's known species of amphibians...

Giant panda twins reach milestone at Altanta Zoo

Ya Lun and Xi Lun, the only two giant panda twins in the US, have reached a new milestone as they now enjoy all-day...

Iditarod mushers begin gruelling race in Alaska

The world's most famous sled dog race has started, with mushers leaving Fairbanks, Alaska, and embarking on a nearly 1,609 kilometre trek across the...