The father of Emiliano Sala has died just three months after the footballer was killed in a plane crash. Horacio Sala, who was 58, passed away at his home in Progreso, Argentina after a heart attack.
A three-meter anaconda brought vehicles to a screeching halt on a busy Brazilian highway this week, but thanks to some kind commuters, there were no casualties - either human or snake. Cars and trucks came to a stop on the BR-364 interstate when drivers spotted the approximately 30-kilogram snake in the middle of the road near the northwestern city of Porto Velho, Brazilian news outlet G1 Globo reported.
A pair of cheeky gorillas in a national park at the Democratic Republic of the Congo have been photographed posing for a selfie with park rangers who helped to rescue them as babies.
Notre-Dame's smallest residents have survived the devastating fire which destroyed most of the cathedral's roof and toppled its famous spire. Some 200,000 bees living in hives on the roof were initially thought to have perished in the blaze.
Britain's Queen Elizabeth, the world's oldest and longest reigning living monarch, celebrated her 93rd birthday on Sunday, Apr 21, by attending the traditional Easter service at Windsor Castle.
Nearly 1,000 UK pubs shut last year, although the rate of closures is slowing, new research claims. About 76 pubs a month vanished from the communities they served in 2018, as people spent less on going out and pubs faced cost pressures, said property firm Altus Group.
The owner of US tabloid newspaper the National Enquirer has agreed to sell the title to magazine distributor James Cohen. American Media Inc (AMI) said it would sell the title and two of its sister publications to Mr Cohen.
A late change of plans to fly home in England in mid-March was just the ticket for Dorset farmer's son Henry Mayo on Friday as he became the first overseas shearer in 28 years to win a New Zealand Shears title in Te Kuiti.
Pele was released from a Sao Paulo hospital on Monday, his Brazilian doctors said, two days after the football great had surgery to remove a kidney stone. The three-time World Cup winner was admitted to the Albert Einstein hospital last Tuesday, after returning from France where he had received treatment for a urinary tract infection.
World football's governing body Fifa on Monday issued a lifetime ban on José Maria Marin, the former president of the Brazil federation. The 86-year-old was jailed for four years last August in New York after being found guilty of corruption.