Brown tree snakes have caused numerous costly problems
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Monday 13 May 2013
Locals fear it could take away much of the island’s appeal
Sunday 12 May 2013
The number of lambs born in the United Kingdom has fallen to a 30-year low after a year of bad weather, culminating in blizzards.
Sunday 12 May 2013
Saturday 11 May 2013
Learn about life in the Swiss mountains with the new BaseCamp package at Nira Alpina (00 41 081 838 6969; niraalpina.com). Keep all the family amused on a summer break at this designer hotel in St Moritz, in the Engadine Valley, with workshops for children on edible mountain plants, how to milk cows and make cheese, and active pursuits including kite-surfing, climbing and sailing. From Sfr875 (£606)pp for five nights' B&B, picnic two guided hiking tours, plus other trips and treats. Children aged under 12 can stay free of charge in their parents' room. International travel costs extra. Departures are between 15 June and 13 October.
Friday 10 May 2013
Paramedic who was among the first responders to blast that killed 14 people and wounded 200 is arrested for allegedly possessing a pipe bomb
Monday 06 May 2013
The woman was left 'only bones, clothes and shoes'
More than 900 arrested in China over meat contamination, including fox, rat, and mink passed off as mutton
Friday 03 May 2013
Two of those arrested accused of selling pork products that were made with meat from 'poor quality pig heads'
Thursday 02 May 2013
EU action on bees comes on top of huge losses and the coldest March for 50 years
Wednesday 01 May 2013
A badger flash-mob protested today against a Government-led cull of the animals, outside the Department for Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs (Defra).
Tuesday 30 April 2013
It has been a long time since Michael Milken’s name was news in this country. He was the 1980s Junk Bond King, who piled up untold wealth in the boom years, but came to grief at the end of the decade when he copped a ten-year jail sentence, a $200m fine and a permanent ban on dealing in securities, after pleading guilty to six felonies, in what was then the biggest fraud case in the history of the US securities industry.
Monday 29 April 2013
He was also Premier Lord of Scotland and Chief of Clan Forbes
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- 2 Sherlock series 3: Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman provide teasers for the biggest comeback in British television
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- 4 Australian ultra-nationalist politician Stephanie Banister in car crash immigration TV interview
- 5 People will try to reduce Mandela to a lilting reggae tune about ‘love’. They will fail