Man hit by train in quest for perfect selfie

Gym trainer T Siva ignored warnings from a person nearby and the train driver while filming near Borabanda railway station on 21 January.

Mr Siva survived but has suffered head injuries, according to South Central Railways Police.

He has appeared in court and been fined 500 rupees ($7.87, £5.50).

The 21-second-long video was shared thousands of times on Facebook on Wednesday. In it, Mr Siva is seen standing in the foreground as an MMTS train approaches.

Selfies get the 'art' treatment

A photographer from Cambridge says selfies should be used in art after winning the #SAATCHISELFIE competition.

Dawn Woolley beat over 14,000 entries with her selfie, named The Substitute, which shows a man holding a 2D picture of a person in a bikini.

The pictures from all over Europe can now be seen at the Saatchi Gallery's Selfie to Self-Expression exhibition.

'I'm amazed and overwhelmed, it's quite a shock'

The daredevils feeding a dangerous Russian craze

What drives these extreme selfie daredevils?

He's got a camera strapped to his head and he teeters on the edge of the roof in a nine story apartment block in Siberia.

"Are you filming?" he asks, as a friend hands him a flaming torch. Orange flames engulf his legs and suddenly he jumps, somersaulting in the air like a stricken warplane before landing with a thud into a deep pile of snow.

Can selfies really be art? London's Saatchi Gallery thinks so

London's Saatchi Gallery is planning a new exhibition to explore the importance of selfies as an art form.

It will feature not only self portraits by the likes of Vincent Van Gogh, but also more recent celebrity selfies.

Members of the public will also be invited to submit their own photos for inclusion in the exhibition.

The popularity of the selfie has rocketed since the invention of smartphones and in 2013 Oxford Dictionaries named "selfie" as their word of the year.

The Cutthroat Race to Build the Ultimate Selfie Stick

Some have Bluetooth-connected shutters, some have remote control shutters; some are bendy and durable; some are waterproof (yes, really). Some are very, very long; some aren’t so long; some are bedazzled. Some look like hands.

Texas teen kills himself while taking selfie with gun

Deleon Alonso Smith died of a gunshot wound to the throat about 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at an apartment in southwestern Houston.

Investigators say Smith had found a gun and was taking pictures of himself and a cousin holding the weapon and posting them to online when the gun discharged, killing Smith.

Investigators say the cousin was in another room when the gun fired.