California beaches closed as ‘devastating’ oil spill threatens wildlife

Temperatures in southern California surged on Sunday, but Huntington state beach was devoid of the umbrellas and beach blankets that would typically line its shore.

Shropshire sheep sold 11 times at same charity auction

A pedigree sheep has been sold 11 times at the same auction, to raise money for two charity marathon runners.

Heartbreaking story of dolphin who played TV’s Flipper

KATHY the dolphin delighted children around the world when she played TV's "Flipper" during the 1960s - but her brush with fame quite quickly turned to tragedy when she took her own life.

Farmers face shooting dead hundreds of thousands of pigs

Farmers face shooting dead hundreds of thousands of pigs because staff shortages at abattoirs have left too many packed in sheds on farms.