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A British holidaymaker has died following a fight outside a bar at the popular tourist resort of Fuengirola on Spain's Costa del Sol.
The recent mild weather has dashed hopes of a white Christmas, with the chances of festive snowfall in many parts of the UK at their longest in several years.
While wild animals may be fascinating and stunning to watch they are also very unpredictable. Can you ever possibly know what's running through their minds?
A hotel has apologised after claims a young cat that strayed into its kitchen was bludgeoned to death.
Think you've had a ruff day? This poor pooch narrowly escaped death after being chased by a wild stallion.
A retired florist took fundraising to a whole new level after baking a cake replica of her pretty village.
As one of the world's most exotic locations for a beach holiday, Thailand offers paradise beaches, world-famous cuisine and friendly locals in a 'land of smiles'.
Cruise holidays are bigger than ever, with cruise ships offering an extensive range of facilities for all types of travellers and a huge number of destinations.
Edinburgh is one of the best places in the UK for a winter city break, providing frosty scenes, festive entertainment and cosy boltholes to embrace the season.
Temperatures in parts of Britain have been feeling particularly spring-like for a couple of days - and weather experts suggest this could last into next week.
A rider has been banned from keeping horses after eagle-eyed Facebook users spotted pictures of her riding a skeletal ex-racehorse online.
London Zoo has closed its walk-through bird enclosures over worries the animals could contract a strain of bird flu.
Giraffes are being pushed towards extinction, with the global population plummeting by up to 40% over the past 30 years, conservationists have said.
A chippie says its decision to start serving deep-fried Brussels sprouts has been an unexpected success.
A funny video has emerged from the US of a sea lion hanging onto the back of a moving speedboat. The footage, filmed off the coast of California on 4 December, shows the large creature barking...
A German model has told of the moment she thought people were waving at her to be nice - but they were actually trying to tell her there was an enormous tiger shark swimming right behind her....
The quietest train station in Britain was used 12 times in the year 2015-16 - the equivalent of one passenger a month.
A rescue team in South Africa saved an eight-month-old female baby rhino that was shot by poachers outside of the Kruger National Park.
A zoo worker who punched a kangaroo in a video that has gone viral will not be sacked over his actions.