Irish football fan, 11, delighted after impromptu kickabout with Chelsea star Willian

Daniel McGee from Co Tyrone got a big surprise after travelling for his first Blues game.

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Avengers fans spread hashtag to prevent Endgame ‘spoilers’

Fans have come up with creative ways to avoid spoiling the ending of Avengers: Endgame.

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Firefighters haul pug out of 40m well using bag of treats

Four fighters rescued Kiki from the well at a home in Rainham, Kent.

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World Penguin Day: Test your knowledge with our penguin-themed quiz

How much do you know about our flightless friends?

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Woman wearing hijab takes smiling picture in front of anti-Islam protesters

Shaymaa was attending the Islamic Circle of North America conference in Washington, DC when she saw the protesters.

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Manchester fans dodge derby downpour as water gushes into Old Trafford

Video clips showed a torrent of water soaking seats ahead of Manchester United’s clash with City.

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New Game Of Thrones waxwork unveiled

Daenerys Targaryen is the first figure to be completed at the National Wax Museum Plus in Dublin this year.

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Silver brandy flask from Titanic set to fetch up to €92,500 at auction

Rescue crews recovered the flask along with the body of first-class passenger Edward Kent.

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Pet-owner horrified after kennel returns deceased dog 'crammed' into small parcel

A pet-owner was left horrified when her beloved dog who died while she was on holidays was returned to her in a black bag wrapped in duct tape.

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Large flightless bird that killed its 75-year-old owner put up for auction

The cassowary killed Marvin Hajos after he fell on his property in Florida.

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Airbnb is offering the chance to stay in a giant potato

And it’s as cheap as chips too…

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'The most powerful 80 seconds you'll ever watch': Fr Magill challenges politicians at Lyra's funeral

Parish Priest at St John's Parish, Belfast, Father Martin J Magill commended 'the unification of our political leaders, for standing together in Creggan, on Good ...

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Snoop Dogg narrated a make-up tutorial video and, yes, it’s hilarious

The rapper featured on NikkieTutorials’ hugely popular channel.

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Self-braking trolley bid to end supermarket smashes

The prototype could one day help parents avoid messy collisions caused by bored children during the food shop.

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WATCH: Player sacked after messing up Panenka penalty in Copa Sudamericana

Bendrix Parra’s was dismissed by Independiente Campo Grande because his effort was ‘very irresponsible’.

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Florida fire department rescues dog with head stuck in cinder block

Fifi the Rottweiler puppy was freed after getting her head stuck inside a hole in a cinder block.

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Listen: NASA records first suspected 'quake' on Mars

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has measured and recorded what it believes to be the first ever 'marsquake'.

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Organisation tricks far right demonstrators into wearing diversity T-shirts

The T-shirts explained that St George was of Syrian heritage.

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Prison escapee gives himself up because he’s sick of life in the sun

‘Tenerife is not as nice as it used to be’.

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Watch: Firefighters rescue 10 ducklings from storm drain

They were later set free in a nearby creek.

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Police dog recovering after being spiked by 200 porcupine quills

Odin was tracking a suspect when the incident happened.

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Russian polar bear airlifted back home after going hundreds of miles off course

The animal was in an exhausted state when it was found roaming in a village and is thought to have travelled on an ice floe.

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German businesswoman who toured world in vintage car dies aged 81

Heidi Hetzer went on a drive around the globe between 2014 and 2017, posting highlights on Instagram.

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Watch: Ice hockey star chides ref for bad language in NHL game

‘Your mother would be mad at you for those swear words.’

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Greta Thunberg, Nasa and Fortnite among winners of 2019 Webby awards

The accolades for internet excellence will be presented in May.

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The 6 emotional stages of going back to work after a long bank holiday weekend

It’s time to go back to reality.

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‘Good Samaritan’ rescuer praised after woman dumps bag of seven tiny puppies

The woman was caught on CCTV dumping a bag of puppies next to a rubbish dumpster outside a shop.

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Man pretending to be traffic cop pulls over undercover officer

It didn’t end well for him.

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Puppy stolen from family two years ago found nearly 2,000 miles away

Cedar was injured and covered in snow when she was found.

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Woman in US arrested for claiming officer killed chicken in drive-by shooting

‘Unfortunately we struck and killed a member of the fowl community, in this case, a chicken.’

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Most hacked passwords revealed in warning over cybersecurity

The National Cyber Security Centre has urged internet users to take online security more seriously.

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10 reasons why you shouldn’t feel guilty eating lots of chocolate this Easter

‘Tis the season for stuffing your face.

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Jackdaw’s reaction to being caught amuses thousands on social media

The bird in question fell down a chimney after causing mischief by dropping sticks into the house.

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Guinness makers to remove plastic from packaging – 14 other brands making environmental changes

These are the brands working to be more eco-friendly.

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10 essential tools every householder should own

Luke Rix-Standing runs through the must-have tools that can divert almost any domestic disaster.

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Look beyond Portugal’s beaches to discover a wealth of cultural delights

Although synonymous with sun, sea and sand, the Algarve region has much more to offer in late spring, says Liz Ryan.

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8 Easter foods and what to drink with them

We’ve hunted down the best liquid refreshment to match the spring holiday’s feasting favourites.

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Netflix release trailer for When They See Us

The series will explore the aftermath of a prominent 1980s story.

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Airline finds owl napping in a plane engine as it performed pre-flight checks

A team of engineers rescued the owl before releasing it into the wild.

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Donkey returned to owner after being found in middle of Chicago road

An officer at Cook County Sheriff’s Office in Chicago rescued a donkey from where it was wandering in the middle of a busy road.

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Old Masters - See what these Scottish pensioners have done to their city

A group of Scottish pensioners have picked up spray cans for the first time to create a piece of street art.

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K-pop fans make dad go viral after he plays trumpet to BTS song

Sadie Neighbour from Cornwall filmed her father playing an impromptu cover.

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'It was so beautiful I couldn't eat it' - Is this Ireland's oldest Easter egg?

A Co. Meath woman reckons she has Ireland's oldest Easter egg - and is open to challenges.

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Man who began running after losing ‘everything’ completes 156-mile desert race

Julian Mellor, 47, promised his wife that he would finish the race, even if he had to crawl.

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Netflix has some egg-cellent choices for you this Easter weekend

We're ready for a weekend of binging chocolate and tv.

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HBO calls for Donald Trump to stop using Game Of Thrones-style memes

The network said it would ‘prefer our intellectual property not be used for political purposes’.

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Rare Star Wars toy could ‘easily’ smash guide price, say auctioneers

The Tie Bomber has a guide price of £250-£350.

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London sewer blocked by 105-tonne ‘concreteberg’

Thames Water said the huge blockage is at least 100 metres long and will take at least two months to remove.

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Safari park monkeys enjoy treat-filled Easter eggs

The enrichment activity for barbary macaques forms park of seasonal events at Blair Drummond Safari Park.

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Man arrested after throwing iguana at restaurant manager

He had been hiding the reptile under his sweatshirt.

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