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Friday, April 22, 2016
You can now watch the great Louis Armstrong on video (Picture: Getty)

No one knew video footage of Louis Armstrong in studio existed, but a film of the music legend in action has just been released to the public for the first time.

Monday, April 11, 2016
Little does Kelly know what's behind her... (Photo: YouTube)

Everyone loves a good selfie, and what could be cooler than videoing yourself snowboarding down a mountain?

Tuesday, April 5, 2016
The children had a clever idea to help the copper chopper (Photo: NPAS Redhill)

Children in Surrey had a great idea to help police on Good Friday - even though they were flying overhead.

Thursday, March 31, 2016
A black labrador mix similar to this one brought home more than just a stick... (Photo: Rronenow)

A pet-owner got a surprise when the family dog brought home a large bag of cannabis on Saturday.

Thursday, March 24, 2016
Your kitten may be giving you a nasty parasite (Picture: Getty)

Your cute kitten is probably giving you more than love, affection and the odd dead bird. New scientific research indicates cats may be giving humans a parasite which lives in brain tissue and is linked to several psychiatric conditions, including uncontrollable anger.

Monday, March 21, 2016
This is the mugnut. It will blow your mind, (Picture: Gemma Stafford / YouTube)

Move over microwave mug cake, the microwave doughnut has arrived and it’s gooey, quick and doesn’t have to be deep fried.

Friday, March 18, 2016
Undated handout images issued by The Bookseller of the covers of the winner and runners-up in the Diagram Prize for the Oddest Book Title of the Year. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Friday March 18, 2016. Too Naked For The Nazis has been named the strangest book title of the year, narrowly beating Reading From Behind: A Cultural History Of The Anus. Transvestite Vampire Biker Nuns From Outer Space: A Consideration Of Cult Film by Mark Kirwan-Hayhoe, took third place in the contest. See PA story ARTS Books. Photo credit should read: The Bookseller/PA Wire

NOTE TO EDITORS: This handout photo may only be used in for editorial reporting purposes for the contemporaneous illustration of events, things or the people in the image or facts mentioned in the caption. Reuse of the picture may require further permission from the copyright holder.

If you thought people reading Fifty Shades on the Tube was slightly disturbing, just think how you’ll feel sitting opposite someone perusing ‘Reading From Behind: A Cultural History Of The Anus’ on the morning commute.

Thursday, March 17, 2016
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A driver with a sticker on his car saying “Sorry officer I thought you wanted a race” has been branded an idiot after police chased him down and arrested him.

Monday, March 14, 2016
But seriously, Gywneth genuinely believes in the power of this stuff (Picture: PA Images)

Have you ever heard of sex dust? No? Well clearly you have not been scouring Goop, Gwyneth Paltrow’s lifestyle website, closely enough.

Friday, March 11, 2016
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A bid to make it illegal for women to expose their breasts or nipples in public has been beaten in New Hampshire.

Wednesday, March 9, 2016
The barman's belch came after eating a tasty kebab  (Photo: Adam Berry/Getty Images)

A man has been fined for a particularly loud burp after eating a doner kebab - but a fast food company has given him the money back AND an all-expenses paid trip to Turkey.

Thursday, March 3, 2016
People think this man, wanted in connection with the theft, looks 'just like Justin Bieber'

Biebs was recently quoted as saying he’s trying to shake off his bad boy image so we’re willing to give him the benefit of the doubt on this one.

Tuesday, February 23, 2016
These minions are not so child friendly (Picture: Servicio Nacional de Aduanas de Chile / Twitter)

Drug units have just seized a massive haul of Minion-shaped ecstasy tablets. Dare we say Despicable E?

Monday, February 22, 2016
We want to know when the anger room is coming to London... (Picture: YouTube/CBS News)

Had a hard day at work? Feel like letting off some steam? An unusual alternative to therapy or the gym has popped up in the form of an ‘Anger Room’, a place where you can pay to demolish everything inside, including TVs and fake people.

Monday, February 22, 2016
The chain specialises in fried chicken and Louisiana-style cooking (Photo: David McNew/Getty Images)

A bungling criminal has been caught on CCTV crashing through the ceiling of a Florida fried chicken restaurant.

Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Just watch it. Over and over again. (Picture: YouTube/ Byron Talbott)

A chocolate shell, folding in on itself under the steam of hot chocolate or toffee sauce, revealing a sumptuous dessert. This is a real dessert and you can even make it yourself. Thank us later, we’re off to rewatch this insanely amazing food porn.

Friday, February 12, 2016
Rumours that the suspect said

Alligators have been used as shoes, briefcases, university mascots, lunch and now, authorities say, a deadly weapon.

Thursday, February 11, 2016
A 70-year-old woman comforted a distressed fellow passenger and the internet is loving it (Picture: Ehab Taha /Facebook)

Most of us like to keep our heads down on public transport, but one passenger on Vancouver’s SkyTrain system went above and beyond in a touching show of public compassion.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Jonny Depp plays Donald Trump in the 50 minute movie... (Picture: Funny or Die)

What would happen if you mixed Captain Jack Sparrow and Donald Trump? An ego explosion? A megastar? Well, you’re about to find out...

Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Because you're worth it (Photo: Jess Rona)

We’ve just discovered comedian-cum-dog groomer extraordinaire Jess Rona and her fabulous creations.

Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Here is a tanuki, or raccoon dog, in its natural habitat (Picture: YouTube/Special Species)

Ever heard of a raccoon dog? If not, allow us to introduce you to one of Japan’s cutest animals, courtesy of one tanuki owner’s pictures becoming crazily popular on Twitter.

Monday, January 18, 2016
Things got pretty heated over the chilli (Picture: Charles Brooking)

Chefs are known for their fiery nature but one amateur cook took his chilli-making duties a bit too seriously.

Sunday, January 3, 2016
Happy New Year from the cat monkey (Picture: YouTube/ 10 Cats)

A hilarious Japanese video of a cat eating a banana while dressed as a monkey has gone viral, amassing nearly half a million views in just three days.

Thursday, December 17, 2015
A blanket covers a mural by elusive street artist Banksy of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, in The Jungle migrant camp on the outskirts of Calais (Chris Radburn/PA Wire)

Migrants in Calais have started charging people to view a mural by elusive street artist Banksy of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs.

Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Barsik the cat in a reclining pose ahead of his landslide victory (Picture: YouTube/ CEN)

Barsik, who is a cat, won a landslide victory in a social media poll asking locals in the Siberian city of Barnaul who they want as their next Mayor.

Tuesday, December 15, 2015
Oopsie-pops... (Photo: Gdr/Uriel Sinai)

Three American primary school teachers have fallen ill after they unknowingly ate marijuana-laced brownies.

Monday, December 14, 2015
Yes, it's boys doing THAT Mean Girls scene (Picture: Casey Camamo/ YouTube)

Remember the Mean Girls moment with the tiny Christmas outfits, Cady’s dad looking terrified and Gretchen Weiners kicking the CD player in Jason’s face? Well these American high school lads mimicked the entire scene and it’s amazingly cringey.

Friday, December 11, 2015
Steve Jobs is the son of a Syrian immigrant to the USA (Picture: Banksy/ Twitter)

Banksy is back. The artist’s new graffiti has appeared on a wall of the ‘Jungle’ camp in Calais and it highlights Apple founder Steve Jobs’ background as the son of Syrian migrant.

Thursday, December 3, 2015
The awesome video mashes up clips of hundreds of brilliant movie moments (Picture: YouTube/Matthijs Vlot)

This brilliant and perfectly timed video has Adele’s smash hit single ‘Hello’ spoken by movie stars and animated favourites. See how many films you can spot!

Friday, November 20, 2015
Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars' Uptown Funk set to classic old movie dance scenes. Yes. Picture: YouTube/MarkRonson)

Uptown Funk was the biggest song of last year. Now the Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars hit is going viral again because an ingenious person set the tune to classic Hollywood dance routines. It will funk you up.

Thursday, November 19, 2015
Luke Skywalker's anti-Darth Vader fighters' logo pictured with Arabic writing (Picture: Screenshot from ETV)

A Spanish news presenter discussed ongoing strikes on ISIS while the Star Wars Rebel Alliance symbol was displayed as the Al-Quaeda logo behind him, prompting a social media frenzy and swift apology.

Friday, November 13, 2015
This little girl tried to sell her brother to a pet shop (Picture: YouTube/berge95)

Watch a girl make actual plans to sell her brother to the local pet shop to get her favourite furry owl. It’s hilarious.

Friday, November 6, 2015
Daniel Craig pretends to threaten Stephen Colbert in a fake bond scene - and it's hilarious (Picture: YouTube/The Late Show)

‘Spectre’ star Daniel Craig pretended to rent a car from Stephen Colbert on CBS’ ‘The Late Show’ while in character as James Bond - and it was hilarious.

Friday, October 30, 2015
The owl was rescued by heroic oil rig workers (Picture: Scottish SPCA/PA Wire)

Twit-tw-foool! An adorable (but low IQ) owl managed to dive-bomb an oil rig and needed to be airlifted to safety by helicopter.

Thursday, October 29, 2015
The chair appears to move of its own accord - or perhaps there is a ghostly explanation?

These spooky goings on apparently took place just hours after a psychic medium took to the stage at a theatre in east London.

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Thierry Henry and Dennis Bergkamp celebrate (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

They tore defences apart throughout the 1990s and 2000s but how quickly can you match up eight classic Premier League strike pairs from years gone by?

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Remember this former Arsenal starlet?  (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

From Hasselbaink to Henry, we all remember the Premier League’s star names during the noughties but how many less heralded faces can you recognise?

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England players Alan Shearer (l) and Steve McManaman (r) celebrate with goalscorer Teddy Sheringham.  (Photo by Ben Radford/Allsport/Getty Images)

Can you believe it has been 20 years since England hosted the European Championships and football came home? We’ve put together a tough quiz that will test your knowledge of that feast of football.

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