Duma had been rubbing his face against the cage when Lauren Fagen decided to kiss his fur
Montreal residents were reeling on Monday with news of alleged dirty dealings and political disarray around their City Hall, triggered by the arrest of their mayor, Michael Applebaum, on serial corruption and fraud charges. Full details of his alleged crimes had not been made public.
A 17th century Dutch masterpiece that graced the collections of Catherine the Great's art adviser and Russia's Hermitage Museum before being seized by the Nazis sold for nearly $3.4 million (£2.18 million) at auction, a record for the artist Gerrit van Honthorst.
Pirelli have shelved plans for Formula One teams to race with new-specification tyres in Canada next week but hope to have them in place for the British Grand Prix at the end of June.
A planet without a sun that wanders through space like a lost Mary Celeste has been discovered by astronomers who say it is the first confirmation of a free-floating planet that does not orbit a star.
The total now stands at 16 and this one was all his own work. Michael Phelps claimed his first individual gold of London 2012 last night with a devastating swim in the 200m individual medley that proved too much for a tiring Ryan Lochte. Phelps, the master of Beijing, has reasserted his authority in the pool.
A Canadian porn actor suspected of dismembering a Chinese student faced his first court hearing yesterday after returning to Canada on a military transport plane from Germany, where he was arrested.
Police investigating the discovery of body parts under the Hollywood sign have contacted Montreal authorities about a possible connection to a gay porn actor who stands accused of murder, cannibalism and dismemberment.
An MBA isn't the only option if you're considering scaling the corporate ladder
Alex Webster, the star running back for the New York Giants who later coached the team for four years, died on 3 March aged 80. Webster played for New York from 1955-64 and was the head coach from 1969-1973. He is fifth on the Giants' all-time list, having rushed for with 4,638 yards.
Winter music festivals are attracting thousands of revellers, despite the chill factor. Elisa Bray samples the -20C delights of Igloofest
Sebastian Vettel believes he faces another "tricky weekend" as he looks to erase the memory of his last-lap mistake in Canada.
A Slice of Britain: It's basically a series of high-speed gang muggings – but it's rapidly growing in popularity among women
Did the nuclear age begin in 1942, when Chicago Pile-1, a reactor built in a squash court, went "critical" by achieving self-sustaining chain reaction?
At less than seven hours from the UK, the province of Québec is closer than you think! With great shopping, fabulous cuisine and passion for life, Montréal and Québec City are gateways to Québec's Great Outdoors.
Progress towards an agreement to limit climate change is possible at talks in Mexico this week. But it will be slow