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The man from Hawke's Bay, North Island - who has not been named to protect his wife - made 219 secret recordings from December 2017 to February 2018. He also admitted posting the videos to a porn site, some with descriptions...
The risk of footballers dying because their heart stops beating is higher than experts thought, a study suggests. There have been high-profile deaths, including that of Marc-Vivien Foe aged 28. Former England defender Ugo Ehiogu, who was a Spurs coach, aged 44.
It had been thought viruses were all lone wolves, each on a solo campaign of infection. Instead they can form "packs" of up to 40 viruses and surround themselves with a fatty sphere that makes them invisible to our body's defences...
Bolivia's historic presidential medal and sash have been stolen from a car parked in a red light district in the city of El Alto. The bag was later found by police in a local church after a tip-off...
Scientists say the secrets to success in online dating are aim high, keep your message brief, and be patient! Playing "out of your league" or dating people considered more attractive than you, is a winning strategy according to a new analysis of internet daters in the US...
Airbnb has called off a competition offering to chance to spend a night on the Great Wall of China. The ad campaign asked people to write a 500-word essay on overcoming cultural boundaries and promised a "once-in-a-lifetime" opportunity for the winner...
Police in the US state of New Mexico have rescued 11 malnourished children who were being kept in squalid conditions in a remote desert compound. The local sheriff's office said the children, aged 1 to 15, had no shoes, were wearing rags and "looked like Third World refugees"...
Police in Sulawesi, Indonesia say they have freed a 28-year-old woman who was held captive in a cave for 15 years by a village shaman. The 83-year-old man is alleged to have kidnapped the woman when she was 13, and brainwashed her into believing he was possessed by a spirit or "jin"...
Changing the way that parents interact with their infants could help combat child obesity, a US study suggests. New mothers were offered ways of responding to babies' needs, including avoiding comforting with food...
Makenzie Noland is a student at Texas A&M University who will graduate on Friday with a degree in wildlife and fishery sciences. The senior has been interning at a Beaumont rescue centre which is home to about 450 alligators, crocodiles and other reptiles.
A woman who sold her son to paedophiles on the dark net has been jailed for 12 years and six months by a court in southern Germany.The Freiburg court also jailed her partner, the boy's stepfather, for 12 years. The boy was nine when the trial began in June...
Think you're too old for moshing? Then spare a thought for the two elderly gentlemen who escaped from a German care home and were found at a heavy metal music festival. Police said the pair were discovered "disorientated and dazed" in the early hours of Saturday at Wacken Open Air...
Some 10,000 people have been evacuated on the Indonesian island of Lombok after a powerful 6.9 magnitude quake on Sunday left more than 90 people dead. Witnesses spoke of chaos and terror as buildings collapsed and power and communication lines were cut.
Dave Fawbert spotted the boa constrictor, thought to be an abandoned pet, on High Road, Leytonstone, on Saturday morning. The RSPCA has since taken the reptile to a wildlife centre and is appealing for information about how it may have come to be in the street.
Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro says the perpetrators of what he says was an assassination attempt against him will face "maximum punishment". He was speaking at a military event in Caracas when the alleged attack, involving explosive drones, occurred...
As of today, I’m an official citizen of two nations. One is the US, which has 325 million citizens and an area of almost 10 million sq km. The other is Asgardia, which has some 246,000 citizens, but physically exists for now only in the form of a 6lb (2.
It had been well-planned - a deep dive for four experienced scuba diving instructors. But halfway through the session, two compressed air tanks ran out, setting off a catastrophic chain of events. The sky was blue over Cyprus.
Ancient Britons were eating dairy, peas, cabbage and oats, according to gunk trapped in their teeth. Scientists analysed dental plaque found on the teeth of skeletons from the Iron Age to post-Medieval times.
Almost every species of lemur, wide-eyed primates unique to Madagascar, are under threat of extinction. That is the conclusion of an international group of conservationists, who carried out an assessment of the animals' status...
Faced with a glorious spectrum of colour, songbirds, just like humans, look for the big picture. They can lump nearby hues in the colour spectrum into categories, such as shades that are generally red, or generally orange.

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