Panda 'fakes pregnancy to get more food'

A live broadcast of a panda giving birth was cancelled when experts discovered the "mother" was faking her pregnancy to get more food.

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102-year-old completes Ice Bucket Challenge

The challenge taking the internet by storm has provoked celebrities, politicians and even our very own Duncan Wood and Jon Mitchell, to throw ice cold water around themselves.

The Ice Bucket Challenge aims to raise money for Motor Neurone Disease research.

A 102-year-old from Chesterfield has shown anyone can get involved, and could be one of the oldest contributors to the charity challenge. The clip has now been shared more than 4,000 times on Facebook.

Click below to watch Jack Reynolds' challenge:


Apology after Morocco's king 'mistaken for smuggler'

Spanish officials have apologised to the king of Morocco after he was held up by the Guardia Civil in an area popular with drug smugglers.

King Mohammed VI was travelling in an area popular with smugglers.
King Mohammed VI was travelling in an area popular with smugglers. Credit: Reuters

King Mohammed VI was stopped by the authorities while on holiday off the coast of Cueta, a Spanish enclave in Africa.

Spanish newspaper El Mundo claims officers stopped his two speed boats and three jet skis before asking those aboard to identify themselves.

The king was then said to have responded: "Do you not know who I am?", before calling his Spanish counterpart King Felipe.

At the request of the Spanish monarch, three senior officials were sent out to apologise, the newspaper reports - though apparently King Mohammed stated the officers had "done their job perfectly".

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