Read more about the article Seven-Year-Old Dies After Swallowing Button Battery
Image shows the city of Coimbra, Portugal, undated photo. A boy, aged 7, died after swallowing a button battery while on a holiday. (Newsflash)

Seven-Year-Old Dies After Swallowing Button Battery

A seven-year-old boy has died after swallowing a button battery while on holiday in Portugal. The family - from Payerne, Switzerland - had been spending the winter break in the…

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Read more about the article Winter Wonderland Where The One-Eyed Wolf Is King
One-eyed wolf asserts dominance over other pack members, at the Skeena River watershed in northern British Columbia, Canada, in undated footage. According to professor Andrew Hendry, the province of BC is currently doing a wolf-cull, where they kill wild wolves in a misguided effort to save endangered caribou. (@hendryandrew/Newsflash)

Winter Wonderland Where The One-Eyed Wolf Is King

One-eyed wolf shows he is still the leader of the pack, surprising researchers who have been monitoring the group for years and had not realised he was the Alpha male.…

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Read more about the article Sun And Moon Cause Record-High Sea Water Levels
Picture shows the extremely high tides in Vancouver, British Columbia, in Canada, undated. According to Cynnamon Schreinert, the tides have been steadily increasing for years but the past few years have seen dramatic king tides. (@CynnamonS/Newsflash)

Sun And Moon Cause Record-High Sea Water Levels

The annual problem with King Tides caused by winter weather has once again hit Vancouver with cold temperatures and wet conditions on the West Coast. King tides are unusual and…

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Read more about the article Lack Of Snow Leaves Exposed Rocks Beside Piste That Kill Two Speeding German Teenagers
Image shows the Steinplatte ski area in the district of Kitzbuehel, in Tyrol, Austria, undated photo. Two boys aged 17 died after skiing off the edge of a slope on Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2022. (Newsflash)

Lack Of Snow Leaves Exposed Rocks Beside Piste That Kill Two Speeding German Teenagers

Two teenage skiers died when they sped off piste and crashed over rocks at a ski resort where the only snow was artificial, leaving the ground outside exposed. With warm…

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Read more about the article Mystery Of Hundreds Of Wild Ducks Found Frozen In Ice
Ruddy shelducks lie dead on the ice of the Hun River in Shenyang, Liaoning in China, undated. They are suspected of being poisoned. (lnysdwbh/AsiaWire)

Mystery Of Hundreds Of Wild Ducks Found Frozen In Ice

Baffled wildlife officials in China are investigating how hundreds of wild ducks were found dead in a frozen river when they should have been flying south for the winter. The…

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Read more about the article Man Uses Hands To Free Tiny Bird Frozen By Feet To Metal Railing
Man warms kingfisher's frozen legs on iron railing in Aksu, Xinjiang in China, undated. The bird then flew away. (1860969153/AsiaWire)

Man Uses Hands To Free Tiny Bird Frozen By Feet To Metal Railing

This is the moment a kingfisher that probably landed on a metal railing with wet feet and got frozen to the metal was freed by a passing jogger. The tiny…

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Read more about the article Energy Crisis Crematoriums Keep Going With Solar Power
Image shows the town of Schoenebeck, in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany, undated photo. The town's crematorium installed solar panels to save energy. (Newsflash)

Energy Crisis Crematoriums Keep Going With Solar Power

A crematorium in Germany had told how it is beating the energy crisis by installing solar panels to help keep its ovens burning. The move comes after it was reported…

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Read more about the article 5,300-Year-Old Ice Mummy Died In Spring And Not Autumn As Previously Believed
Image shows the investigation of Otzi in South Tyrol, Austria, undated photo. The South Tyrolean Museum of Archeology is the exhibition venue of the "Man from the Tisenjoch". (South Tyrol Museum of Archeology, EURAC, Samadelli, Staschitz/Newsflash)

5,300-Year-Old Ice Mummy Died In Spring And Not Autumn As Previously Believed

New research has suggested that Otzi the 5,300-year-old prehistoric iceman did not die in autumn before being preserved under winter snow, and instead had died in early spring on a…

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Read more about the article Male Penguin Steals Stones From Other Nest To Impress Female Before Two Fight
Penguin steals stone from nest of another penguin on Galindez Island, Antarctica in undated photo. The National Antarctic Scientific Center sent biologist Marta Dzyndra and other Ukrainian scientists for the 27th Ukrainian Antarctic Expedition on the Vernadsky Research Base. (Marta Dzyndra/Newsflash)

Male Penguin Steals Stones From Other Nest To Impress Female Before Two Fight

Footage shows a male penguin stealing a pebble from another male to impress a female, with other images showing two penguins having a fight as mating season gets into full…

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Read more about the article Brit Climber Without Winter Clothing Rescued Almost Frozen On Mont Blanc Glacier
Photo shows a 26-years-old unnamed British man from Portsmouth, England, before he was rescued by Aosta Valley Mountain Rescue on Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022, on the Bionnassay glacier in Italy. He was rescued after calling for help the previous evening. (Newsflash)

Brit Climber Without Winter Clothing Rescued Almost Frozen On Mont Blanc Glacier

A British climber has been rescued almost frozen to death from a glazier on the Mont Blanc mountain range, in the Italian Alps. The climber, reportedly named as Feda Hussein,…

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