Canny coach names side that ensures all fit tourists will have had a run out by Saturday night
In a show of exuberant generosity and breadth, images of natural beauty and brutal destruction jostle with Flickr fun
The squid can eject water through a nozzle nea its head as a form of jet propulsion
319 people reported missing in New Bataan town
It may be a curlew or a kakapo. It may be the baiji, or a bat. But no one knows for sure, now, what is the rarest creature on the planet.
Still golden, after all these years, San Francisco's most celebrated landmark turned 75 at the weekend with a display of pomp, pageantry, and fireworks so extravagant that they could be seen from space.
Members of the Tongan royal family in traditional dress watch as pallbearers carry the casket of King George Tupou V from an aircraft at Fua'amotu airport yesterday.
Sirens wailed and fireworks exploded over Samoa as the tiny South Pacific nation jumped forward in time, crossing westward over the international date line and effectively erasing Friday, 30 December, 2011, from the country's calendar.
The deathtoll from Sunday's oil rig accident off Russia's east coast has risen to 17 people.
New study shows stark correlation between the fluctuations of El Niño and the incidence of civil conflicts
The pace of life is languid, to say the least, on Aitutaki, an idyllic coral atoll in the South Pacific. Described as "the world's most beautiful island" by Tony Wheeler, the Lonely Planet co-founder, it is also extremely devout, with more than 20 churches for a population of fewer than 2,000.
Board meeting, anyone? It was just a normal day in the office for Tahiti's Tamaroa McComb yesterday, pictured here on his way to victory in round two of the Rangiroa Pro Junior surfing competition in the French Polynesian atoll of Rangiroa.
In Britain it ended in freezing temperatures and weeks of snow and ice. Globally, though, 2010 was still the second warmest year on record, according to Met Office scientists who yesterday reaffirmed that the world is continuing to get warmer.
Three teenagers cast adrift in the Pacific Ocean for 50 days admitted yesterday that they had been in search of vodka.
Growth in air cargo dipped last month, reflecting weak consumer and business confidence across the world, the International Air Transport Association (Iata) warned yesterday.