On this day in 2001 the NEAR Shoemaker became the first spacecraft to touch down on an asteroid when it landed on Eros.
And now, the news:
Bull turns tables on tiger
Giant Hamster: pictures of Caplin Rous the pet capybara at home in Texas
Melbourne zoo's baby elephant meets the public
Resurrection: ancient humans 'rise from dead'
Sick boy inspired to walk by lame duck
Mugger steals dog's coat
The dog who is allergic to cats and only eats potatoes
Potato dogs are great.