Cockatoos in Sydney have learned to open bins - and the technique is catching on, as others have worked out how to do it by watching them, scientists say.
Fewer contacts of people with coronavirus will be told to isolate by the NHS COVID-19 app after an update.
There is no prospect of an amber watchlist being introduced at the latest travel review this week, Sky News understands - as a minister confirmed the next update will be on Thursday.
Updated advice on coronavirus vaccines for 16 and 17-year-olds across the UK is set to be issued in the coming days, Nicola Sturgeon has said.
A senior Russian traffic officer accused of leading a criminal gang has been arrested on suspicion of accepting bribes.
The Belarusian Olympic sprinter who refused to board a plane home from the Games has said officials from her country "made it clear" she would face punishment if she returned.
Joe Biden has said New York governor Andrew Cuomo should quit after an investigation found he sexually harassed 11 current and former state government employees.
Day 11 of the Tokyo Olympics has brought more success on water and land for Team GB, with eight medals - including two golds - and cyclist Jason Kenny crowned Britain's most successful Olympian ever.
The UK has recorded another 138 coronavirus related deaths - the highest daily total since 17 March.
A UK businessman with precious stock on the container ship Ever Given has spoken of his relief that the ship has finally arrived in the UK, four months later than scheduled.
Three people have died following an explosion in the green zone of Afghanistan's capital Kabul, with at least another three others injured.
Fires are still ravaging parts of southern Turkey as temperatures continued to soar amidst low humidity despite extra crews and personnel being drafted in.
Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed that Scotland will lift most of its remaining coronavirus restrictions next Monday.
Seven men have been found guilty of the murder of a law student, mistakenly shot during a botched drive-by assassination attempt.
A British traveller forced to quarantine for 10 days in a Heathrow hotel on his return to the UK claims he has moved room twice due to a rodent infestation.
Matt Damon has reportedly denied using the homophobic "F-slur" in his personal life and says he stands with the LGBTQ+ community following a backlash to comments he made in a recent interview.
A year on from the massive explosion which hit Beirut, an international human rights group has said senior Lebanese officials failed to protect the public from the risks posed by highly explosive material stored at the capital's port.