Ms Emma Martina Luigia Morano of Vercelli, Italy is celebrating her 117th birthday today at her home in Verbania, on the shores of Lake Maggiore, Italy.
Stratford University, Virginia (USA), has shattered the record for the Tallest cake pyramid with an incredible effort measuring over 9 ft.
The light display on the world's tallest building was the result of a successful record attempt at 'Most mechanical energy produced by pedalling on static bicycles in one hour'.
Two Malaysian magic duos have been battling it out for the Guinness World Records title most costume change illusions in one minute.
Beijing Redance League Technology Co. Ltd. organised a spectacular event in China that saw a staggering 50,085 people take part in the world's largest line dance (multiple venues).
Thirteen year old Tyler Wright from the USA is the proud owner of a head of hair that measures a whopping 25.4 cm (10 in) high, 22.9 cm (9 in) wide and 177 cm (5 ft 10 in) in circumference.
We're celebrating Black Friday with these shopping records - featuring the world's fastest shopping trolley, some incredible parking skills and a shop assistant speed challenge.
British YouTube stars “Twiinsane” have scored a place in the new Guinness World Records 2017 Gamer’s Edition after attempting a record at the GWR headquarters in London.
Here Guinness World Records shares ten of the most magical records set by J. K. Rowling's wizard franchise, Harry Potter fans and real-life beasts.
Each year in America, the ultimate food and family-oriented holiday is celebrated in November. In celebration of the event, we’ve put together our ten favorite Thanksgiving record titles that showcase the wholesome holiday.
The sons of multiple record-breaking strongman Rev. Kevin Fast (Canada) have followed their father’s footsteps by attempting the record for heaviest vehicle pulled by a pair.
After trying twice earlier this year, the PuckerButt Pepper Company has found a record holder capable of withstanding the mighty challenge of achieving the title for Most Carolina reaper chilis eaten in one minute.
In a brand new rivalry between American car manufacturers, Ford Motor Company has just sped past Chevrolet during an attempt at NASCAR Ford Championship Weekend in Homestead, Florida
This week’s Classics clip takes us back to Lake Päijänne in Asikkala, Finland where freediving athlete Johanna Nordblad set a world record on 14 March 2015.
Australian trick shot experts win back their title with a spectacular new attempt at Mauvoisin Dam in Valais, Switzerland.
Iowa-born astronaut Peggy Whitson launched into the final frontier today, achieving a new record title for Oldest astronaut-female.
A round up of some of the exciting confirmed around the world in honour of GWR Day 2016, including titles for the shortest married couple, the Harlem Globetrotters and even a parrot.
A spectacular ensemble of colourful elephants put together by the Wildlife Conservation Society were displayed at the renowned Bronx Zoo in Manhattan (USA) on the twelfth annual GWR Day.
Paulo Gabriel da Silva Barros and Katyucia Lie Hoshino, both of Brazil, have been verified at a combined height of just 181.41 cm (71.42 in), and became world record holders back in September after tying the knot.
Universal Studios Singapore in Resorts World Sentosa, Singapore is celebrating Guinness World Records Day by revealing their record-breaking 824,961 bulb exhibition.