Top videos: Brave newsreaders, a trickster tram driver and the return of the King

This week, the King made his first public appearance since his cancer diagnosis and a trickster tram driver pranked his passengers on April Fool’s Day.

Meanwhile, Lizzo clarified that she isn’t “quitting music” and actress Hannah Waddingham shared what she got out of working on Game of Thrones.

Taiwan earthquake

Brave presenters at Taiwan’s Set News managed to deliver news while their studio shook and broke around them during a 7.4 magnitude earthquake that hit the island on Wednesday.

The quake is Taiwan’s strongest in 25 years, and as of publication, 10 people have died and over a thousand are injured.

The King’s Easter return

The King made his first major public appearance this week after his cancer diagnosis, attending an Easter service at Windsor Castle’s St George’s Chapel.


King Charles attends Easter service at Windsor castle in his first major public appearance since his cancer diagnosis was announced. #kingcharles #royalfamily #easter #c4news

♬ original sound – Channel 4 News

Lizzo explains ‘quit’ call

After making a statement saying she “quit”, Lizzo assured fans she didn’t mean she was quitting the music industry.

In a video shared to Instagram, Lizzo said she was quitting giving “negative energy” any attention. “What I’m not going to quit is the joy of my life, which is making music,” the singer said.

Game of Thrones torture

Before Ted Lasso, Hannah Waddingham was on Game of Thrones and she got something out of the hit series she never expected – chronic claustrophobia.

It turns out she was “actually waterboarded” for 10 hours straight on set, as she told Stephen Colbert. The Brit also managed to sneak in a few swear words on the US late night show.


Hannah Waddingham reveals how @gameofthrones gave her chronic claustrophobia. #Colbert #HannahWaddingham #gameofthronestiktok

♬ original sound – colbertlateshow – colbertlateshow

Play School’s secrets

This week, we got some of our burning Play School questions answered and you’ll never guess who the biggest diva was on set.

It turns out Jemima gets flown to the Gold Coast on her private jet every year and Big Ted was once kidnapped.


Replying to @Hat_Man Finally the TRUTH about Jemima 👀 #PlaySchool #ABCKids

♬ original sound – ABC Australia


Teddy Bear Hospital

Melbourne’s children had the opportunity to take their favourite teddy bears for a ‘check up’ at the University of Melbourne’s Teddy Bear Hospital.

The hospital is run by volunteers from the university’s Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences to help give kids a positive medical experience, and to improve students’ communication skills with youngsters.


The cutest event of the year was back for the Royal Children’s Hospital’s Good Friday Appeal. Our amazing student volunteers from our Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences run the Teddy Bear Hospital each year to give kids a fun way to learn about health and wellbeing 🧸 🏥 🔗 Learn more at the link in our bio. #UniMelb #TeddyBearHospital #GoodFridayAppeal

♬ original sound – University of Melbourne


Trickster tram driver

A Melbourne tram driver got into the April Fool’s Day spirit this week, asking passengers to jump on the floor to help ‘unlock’ the tram’s plates after the tram had stopped.

When the tram got going again, he explained, to the surprise of those onboard, that the delay was due to two reasons: The locked plates and April Fools.


typical public transport issues 😪 #melbourne #melbournetram #trammelbourne #tram #ptv #myki

♬ Magnetic – ILLIT

Big jump for a little dog

Pearl the dog was very excited to show her owner her giant fish toy, but didn’t quite stick the landing when she tried to jump on the bed.

Luckily, the second attempt was more successful and she could proudly show off her squishy friend.

Bird alarm – activated

When one person called out to a nearby peacock, they unexpectedly activated the bird’s alarm system, hearing cry after cry from the magnificent creature.

Strong language warning


#funny #bird

♬ original sound – Darren83

Opossum bath

A tiny opossum was given a bath this week at the Big Country Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre but we can’t tell if they loved or hated the experience.


Bath time for our opossum #bigcountrywildliferescue #opossumsoftiktok #opossum #opossum

♬ Living In The Sunlight – Spongebob

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