A Taiwanese government agency says that an explosion caused by a gas leak in the country's second city killed 22 people, injured 270 and sent flames shooting 15 storeys into the air. Sarah Toms reports.
A JACK Russell shows no fear as she licks cleans the face of a female cheetah. The best friends are both based at the Cheetah Experience big cat centre in Bloemfontein, South Africa. Five-year-old rescue dog Chloe first clapped eyes on 14-month-old cheetah Eden during a morning walk - and now the pair spend hours together playing, nuzzling and cleaning one another. Although they live in separate areas of the park, the duo are reunited whenever the cheetahs are allowed into the big camp. And while they may seem like an unlikely pairing, this little and large-style friendship seems set to go from strength to strength.
Videographer / Director: Cheetah Experience, Producer: Tom Midlane, Editor: Jack Stevens.
An American black bear is recovering from a titanium lower jaw implant operation after animal handlers at a Mexican circus ripped off most of his lower jaw, apparently to prevent the bear from biting, authorities said.
Alan Shearer and Steve McManaman test out Manaus heat in London
Alan Shearer and Steve McManaman helped launch the Lucozade Sport Conditions Zone, a state-of-the-art 5-a-side football pitch that replicates the heat and humidity of Manaus where England will play their first World Cup match against Italy.