Who knew that a survey of Europe's fridges would be so fascinating? As well as shedding light on our eating habits, it also revealed the inedible things we stash in there. Medicines, nail varnish, batteries, sun lotion and glue were items that those surveyed admitted to having in their doors and drawers.
Sailing festival is gets underway with strong breezes catching many out
Jairo Mora Sandoval, 26, died just weeks after posting a Facebook plea for police help with turtle-egg thieves
If you spend a lot of time on your bike, you might have already spotted the latest audio-cycling craze: cyclists jerry-rig a speaker system to their handlebars and take their tunes with them.
Spanish solo sailor Javier Sanso was in his liferaft and waiting to be rescued hundreds of miles south-east of the Azores after his yacht Acciona capsized in the in the Vendée Globe round the world race. He had taken to his liferaft mid-morning on Sunday.
A family in Brazil have expressed their joy at finding their pet tortoise, Manuela, more than thirty years after she went missing.
Amit Drori’s Savanna looks like a mechanical Eden. Enchanting robot creatures nose the air and investigate the stage: a trundling tortoise, a springbok made of springs. There are “ohhhs” of wonder and delight as each new animal emerges.
The appeal of the aquarium means you see the wonders of the ocean, without any of the danger. Or at least in most cases...
The young Tigress of swimming was almost in repose here last night. Ye Shiwen lowered the Olympic record, the one she had set a few hours earlier, by a mere one and a half seconds. If you didn't know better, you might have guessed someone had suggested she didn't draw too much attention to herself.
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.
The giant tortoise's demise means his kind are extinct. Michael McCarthy pays tribute and asks which species is next
The giant tortoise Lonesome George, whose failed efforts to produce offspring made him a symbol of disappearing species, has been found dead, officials at the Galapagos National Park announced.
A scientific research project in Western Australia offers the chance to explore the coastline by day and track turtles at night.
Where are you now and what can you see? I'm in Hyde Park, in London, and I can see the Serpentine Gallery. I got here [Britain] two days ago and the fact that I know where I am is amazing.
Hundreds of shards reveal the threat to wildlife from debris floating in our seas
A rescue operation is underway to catch and treat a rare and ailing Vietnamese turtle that is revered as a powerful symbol of the nation's independence struggle.