Runners compete in Hong Kong's first inner-city ultra marathon, despite organisers describing it as "quite boring".
Residents of the Dutch town of Purmerend are advised to take umbrellas out at night after a rogue owl leaves man requiring stitches to head wounds.
A rare two-week-old Asiatic black bear cub is found abandoned in a box outside a Russian circus.
The film star forced to make movies for North Korea
The girl who gets gifts from crows in return for nuts and affection
How the drink Italians gulp before battle is making a comeback
Screaming from the only studio with a bidet
The blind breast cancer detectors who can find tiny 2mm tumours
Why do people relate so strongly to fictional characters?