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The owners of porn streaming site Pornhub are profiting from "revenge porn" and failing to remove videos once reported, BBC News has been told. One woman, 'Sophie', said she felt "violated" after a video featuring her - uploaded by her ex-partner - was viewed hundreds of thousands of times...
The team that took the first ever image of a black hole announced plans to take a "razor sharp" full colour video of the one at the centre of our galaxy. They plan to launch satellites to supplement their network of eight telescopes to make their movie...
Colin Dowler might not be alive today if it weren't for a small pocket knife with a two-inch blade and five forestry workers. The Canadian man was mountain biking on a logging road in the remote backcountry of British Columbia, roughly 300km (185 miles) north of Vancouver...
Catherine Sweatt-Mueller, 62, left her cabin in the evening to check on her dogs but failed to return. Her concerned mother rang police but when they got to the island they found a bear standing over Sweatt-Mueller's body...
The person was said to have fallen ill after trying a product bought at a dispensary for recreational cannabis. The first death vaping death was reported in Illinois in August.
The reptile, named Double Dave, was spotted last month and taken by an environmental group. Joined at the body, the baby venomous snake has two fully-formed heads, four eyes and two flickering tongues - which work independently of each other.
The creatures behind repeated sightings of the fabled Loch Ness Monster may be giant eels, according to scientists. Researchers from New Zealand have tried to catalogue all living species in the loch by extracting DNA from water samples.
As Ben Field sat in the back of a police van after his arrest, he said: "I think I will get away with most of it." He had seduced two lonely neighbours - murdering one and defrauding the other - but now faces life in prison...
The US state department has confirmed it offered millions of dollars to the captain of an Iranian oil tanker which is at the centre of a diplomatic row.
Jaymes Todd, 20, pleaded guilty last year to the violent attack on the 22-year-old woman, in a case which sparked widespread anger. On Monday, a judge described his crimes as "totally and categorically evil"...
Long before the dinosaurs walked the Earth, the four-inch long creature dragged its body along a muddy sea floor and became fossilised. The animal died right next to its trail, giving scientists the rare opportunity to link it to the track it made.
German fashion photographer Peter Lindbergh, whose trademark was the simple and dramatic black and white portrait, has died at 74. Lindbergh, born in 1944 in Lissa, Germany, worked as a window dresser for a department store before enrolling in the Berlin Academy of Fine Arts in the early 1960s.
An American family camping in one of Canada's national park has escaped an attack by a wild wolf. Matt Rispoli was camping with his wife and two young boys in Banff National Park in Alberta when a wolf attacked them in the middle of the night...
Ulama was played in Mesoamerica more than five centuries ago before the Spanish conquistadors arrived in the area in 1519. Players wearing special belts and loincloths pass a rubber ball with their hips. The solid ball can weigh up to 4kg (9lb).
US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper has granted $3.6bn (£3bn) in Pentagon funding to be redirected to help build a US-Mexico border wall. The money will fund 175 miles (280km) of construction and will force 127 military projects to be put on hold, he told lawmakers in a letter on Tuesday.
YouTube has been fined a record $170m (£139m) by a US regulator for violating children's privacy laws. Google, which owns YouTube, agreed to pay the sum in a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC)...
Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s youth, military record, and marital status may distinguish him from the other 2020 US Presidential Election candidates, but it’s his rumoured proficiency in seven languages that really has people talking.
It should have been a relaxing morning walk along one of Pakistan's most beloved beaches. Instead, it became a race against time to prevent anyone being seriously hurt by the used syringes, vials of blood and other medical waste carpeting the shoreline...
The death of nine New York police officers this year has left family members, law enforcement and politicians pointing fingers and placing blame. But suicide is a more profound problem, deeply entrenched in police culture. What's behind the epidemic?...
The massive ice sheet covering Greenland may have melted by a record amount this year, scientists have warned. During this year alone, it lost enough ice to raise the average global sea level by more than a millimetre, possibly even more.

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