Repairing or improving flood defences is so expensive that areas of countryside which are still under water could be deserted, says Environment Agency
Police have taken to Twitter in order to search for the owner after the horse was discovered and captured in the early hours of this morning
A man in Florida has been arrested over allegedly having repeated sex with a dog.
Ron Jeremy - nicknamed "the hedgehog" - said despite it taking a lot to shock him, as "an expert on sex", he was "appalled" by the sexual behaviour experiments carried out by US universities on rodents
To begin a three-part series on children’s books for Christmas, Nicholas Tucker picks the season’s best picture books
In a world dominated by tax avoiding shopping behemoths and faceless super chains, it’s nice to experience some interaction with stall owners
The revelation about the Olympian's sexuality, delivered on YouTube to a fascinated world, says more about the age we live in than Tom Daley's love life
If its TV ad now sets the Christmas tone, then we have only ourselves to blame
'Biggest advertising event of the year' makes debut in X Factor break on Saturday
Sergei Rumyantsev, 55, stabbed the animal in heart after he was attacked
Doug Allen said the infamous Frozen Planet polar bear incident wasn't the only specially-arranged shot on a BBC wildlife show
71-year-old cosmologist had previously been less supportive of the right to die as 'there is always hope'
The couple were alarmed to see a bear's paw, or possibly a head, poking its way into their tent
Other contenders for the prize included the axolotl and the pig-nosed turtle
The 50 stars and 13 stripes of the United States defender were given a painful battering by the four stars and union flag of New Zealand in the opening pair of the America’s Cup in San Francisco. The first race looked at one time to be really close and the defender, Oracle, at one time took the lead.