Football fans pick their favourite close-ups from Arsenal paintball picture

The squad enjoyed some teambuilding ahead of their FA Cup tie against Manchester United on Friday.

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In Pictures: Snowy scenes in the UK as temperatures plunge

Temperatures struggled to get much above freezing.

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Firefighters rescue Puddles the pony from neck-high mud

The RSPCA said the 3ft 8in animal was ‘very lucky to have been spotted’.

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WATCH: Kerry school recreate that Father Ted caravan scene on a recent Ryanair flight

Where else would you get it?

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Azealia Banks has now hit out at Rose of Tralee winner, Kirsten Mate Maher

As the rapper made her way to Holyhead in Wales, to catch a ferry to our shores, she continued to post a lengthy story on her Instagram calling herself “Queen ...

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People are sharing their professional 'greatest hits' on Twitter

A new meme has people sharing the things they constantly have to tell people due to their chosen profession.

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Man on digger smashes up new Travelodge ‘on day of completion’

‘We’d put the last tile in, cleaned up and made sure everything was perfect,’ said ceiling fixer Samuel White.

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Leeds fan’s ‘spygate’ Marcelo Bielsa tattoo helps him deal with depression

Danny Binks says the tattoo reminds him of things that ‘saved his life’.

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'Ugly ass b*tch Aer Lingus b*tches': Azealia Banks gets off flight after incident with flight attendant

Azealia Banks has blasted Aer Lingus on her Instagram after she removed herself from a flight this morning following an incident with a flight attendant.

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Australian couple get surprise photo with Man United star Paul Pogba

Lewis and Roslyn Patrick had no idea who the ‘excited’ young men were until they showed their son the photo.

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Researchers to study dogs’ emotional attachment to toys

Dog owners have reported that their pets have attachments to certain objects.

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World's oldest man dies aged 113

The world's oldest man has died aged 113.

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Your home can smell of KFC gravy thanks to this scented candle

Here’s how you can get your hands on one…

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What is #BlueMonday? Mental health charities dispute ‘most depressing’ day

The hashtag was started as part of a PR campaign which charities have called ‘pseudoscience’, ‘nonsense’ and ‘absurd’.,

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Pope launches new prayer app for Catholics called Click To Pray

The app invites you to “pray with the Pope”.

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Huawei's new campus looks just like a replica of Europe- and not everyone is happy

Huawei are in the midst of completing a brand new campus that looks just like a replica of Europe's most-loved landmarks.

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Stone circle thought to be thousands of years old ‘built in 1990s’

Experts initially celebrated it as an authentic discovery before a former farm owner admitted to building it some 20 years ago.

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Mike Haley's mam was all Munster fans watching the Exeter game

Munster's Champions Cup clash with Exeter was a tight and tough game that went down to the wire.

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In Pictures: Super Wolf Blood Moon

Didn't manage to get up at 5am? Don't worry, here's everything you missed.

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UK’s largest grey seal colony sees record number of pups born this winter

Norfolk’s Blakeney Point breeding ground has grown from the first seal pup spotted in 1988 to surpassing the 3,000 pups mark this year.

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Poundland accused of ‘pointless’ plastic waste with Gift Of Nothing

A Plastic Planet called the gift ‘a symbol of everything that is wrong with our view of the world’.

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‘Super blood wolf moon’ set to bring lunar spectacle

The optimum viewing time is around 5.12am.

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Recognise this ‘odd’ diner? It might get you a £1,000 meal from Irish chef

He has asked his followers for help in tracking the man down.

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Quiz: Is this a real cheese or something we totally made up?

You’ll probably want to do this one with a cheese board in front of you for inspiration.

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‘World’s cutest dog’ Boo the Pomeranian dies aged 12 from ‘broken heart’

He has over 16 million followers on Facebook, a comic book series and has made many TV appearances.

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#FirefightingSexism: Four-year-old inspires global firewomen campaign

West Midlands Fire Service took action for Esme, four, who thought only men could be firefighters.

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Firefighters rescue woman who got stuck up tree trying to save her cat

Maria Parry said instinct took over when she climbed the tree – before she also got stuck.

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Disabled people share experiences on Twitter as #ThingsDisabledPeopleKnow trends

Nearly 20,000 tweets were sent on Friday as disabled people around the world discussed the quirks and trials of their lived experience.

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'Take a day off work or school' to see total eclipse of the Moon, says Astronomy Ireland founder

The founder of Astronomy Ireland has urged people to take "a day off work or school" to see the best lunar eclipse that will be seen from Ireland for the next 14 ...

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US bank robbery suspects arrested after slapstick car chase

Officers from Texas had been monitoring the group when they attempted another raid on Thursday.

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‘Hypocrisy’ of politicians on Brexit highlighted in billboards campaign

Activist group Led By Donkeys received more than £30,000 in public donations in just one day.

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Baby receives birthday present from grandmother bought exactly seven years early

Marjorie Zarbaugh’s daughter was bought a birthday present seven years before her actual birth.

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Researchers come face-to-face with massive great white shark

Ocean Ramsey encountered the 20-foot shark near a dead sperm whale in Hawaii.

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Female football coach shuts down reporter’s dressing room question

Imke Wubbenhorst became coach of BV Cloppenburg in December.

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Canadians fight back after losing ‘world’s tallest moose statue’ crown to Norway

‘Mac the Moose was the tallest moose in the whole world and the people of Norway have taken that from us.’

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Stolen pair of penguins picked up by police

Nottinghamshire police have returned the Humboldt penguins to the zoo they were taken from.

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Police who asked for volunteers to get drunk ‘overwhelmed’ by response

Police said the volunteers would not be paid for their time, but alcohol would be provided.

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This tiny ‘miracle puppy’ survived being picked up and dropped by a hawk

The chihuahua escaped with only minor injuries.

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Watch this enormous herd of elk cross a street in Washington state

An enormous herd of elk was caught on camera as it crossed a road in the north-west United States.

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Birkenstocks appeared on the catwalk in Paris and people don’t know what to think

Valentino collaborated on the opinion-dividing footwear.

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Tigers may become extinct within a decade: Here’s how to see them ethically, and support their survival

This magnificent, iconic creature might be on its last legs. Here’s how to be part of the solution, and see tigers at the same time.

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Munich commuter knits colour-coded scarf illustrating extent of rail delays

Frustrated passenger’s scarf has drawn attention to rail service Deutsche Bahn’s persistent delays.

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Hundreds of people offer home to dog cuddled by Meghan

Minnie the Jack Russell looks set to be placed with a family.

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Rescued turtle critically ill at Co Down seal sanctuary

The young loggerhead turtle is believed to have been carried hundreds of miles from its native warm waters by the Gulf Stream to Ireland’s west coast.

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Laughter yoga is a thing and could be the answer to improving our mental health

Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield were joined in studio this morning by laughter yoga expert Louise Claire Gates.

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Christmas FM raises over €400k for Temple Street Children's Hospital

The hugely popular festive radio station Christmas FM has raised over €400,000 for Temple Street Children's Hospital, which will be used to give the gift of ...

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Things you’ll only know if you’re halfway through Dry January

No, you don’t want ‘just the one’.

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Marcelo Bielsa’s Powerpoint press conference: The funniest Twitter reactions

The Leeds United manager did not resign and admitted spying on all the club’s rivals this season.

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Romeo, ‘world’s loneliest frog’, finally finds a partner

A team has discovered five Sehuencas water frogs in a Bolivian cloud forest – including a potential Juliet.

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Man who drove with hands tied together banned from driving

UK Police said James Hayter claimed he was driving with his hands bound with cable ties ‘for a laugh’.

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