The buyer of an original Mr Blobby costume - who was set to pay £62,000 for the item - has reportedly backed out of the sale.
Craigievar Castle in Scotland has been enveloped in pink mesh for a major conservation project in a bid to restore its "fairytale" aesthetics.
Nacreous cloud has been spotted in Scotland by sky-gazers and is known to be a rare 'mother-of-pearl' cloud.
The world's oldest person - a Spanish woman born in California - has recommended "staying away from toxic people".
A man has died after a dog stepped on a rifle and shot him from the rear of a truck in the US state of Kansas.
A white card has been issued for the first time in a football match in Portugal.
Pet fish have spent money and revealed their owner's credit card details to thousands of people during a live stream.
The world's biggest pest-control group is planning to eliminate rats through the use of facial recognition, with trials now taking place in people's homes.
Passengers have travelled on a full-size self-driving bus for the first time in the UK, with one of them describing the experience as "brilliant".
A giant cane toad dubbed "Toadzilla" has been discovered in Australia.