A 14-year-old girl was left hanging by her neck after a trip on an amusement park ride went badly wrong. Luckily, brave park staff and guests banded together and coaxed the girl into making a 20-foot (6 meter) leap of faith.
An AirAsia X flight was forced to turn back shortly after take off following a loud bang and violent shaking caused by a technical fault. The bizarre, “washing machine”-like vibrations were caught on camera by terrified passengers.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn used his spot on the Glastonbury festival’s main Pyramid Stage to hit out at “elites” that doubted his party’s election campaign, and reminded supporters of their power to affect change in the UK.
UK cabinet minister Andrea Leadsom’s call for British broadcasters to be more “patriotic” as the country negotiates Brexit has sparked an outpouring of hilarity online. However, many social media users suspect her comments may have a darker side.
Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven has suggested that all Church of Sweden priests be compelled to perform gay marriages, despite the Lutheran church’s position that clergy members should have the right to refuse.