The 200 metre long hole in the ground appeared after a weekend of heavy rainfall.Read the full story ›
Parts of the major A1 road have been shut after a sinkhole appeared overnight on Saturday.Read the full story ›
The sinkhole opened up early on Thursday morning.Read the full story ›
A crater up to 50 metres deep was created as the sinkhole emerged overnight in the city of Nordhausen.Read the full story ›
A pair of sinkholes which opened up side by side forced the closure of a busy highway after swallowing up a huge chunk of road.Read the full story ›
Five people were swallowed up by a sinkhole that suddenly opened up in a pavement in China.Read the full story ›
Sinkholes like those that opened in Ripon, High Wycombe and the Peak District will become more frequent due to the impact of climate change.Read the full story ›
Police are now warning local people that the house damaged by a sinkhole in Ripon, North Yorkshire, is close to collapsing.
Read more: Homes evacuated as sinkhole appears in Ripon
A video made by the British Geological Survey (BGS) explains how sinkholes are created as soluble rock it eroded by water.