Isabel Taylor and Duncan MacWatt assumed their precious photos had been lost forever when Mrs Taylor dropped a bag containing a memory card
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Wednesday 02 January 2013
A drilling rig that Shell planned to use off Alaska's Arctic coast ran aground in a storm Monday night, after the crew had been rescued earlier by the Coast Guard. As of late Tuesday, no fuel had spilled.
Friday 02 November 2012
Big country, big weather
Sunday 28 October 2012
At least 100,000 people in Hawaii were ordered to move from the shoreline to higher ground late on Saturday after a tsunami warning, but the first waves were less forceful than had been feared and no damage was initially reported.
Thursday 11 October 2012
Surely it's not the end of Sesame Street?
Victoria Pendleton: I just want to be ordinary (after I've competed on Strictly Come Dancing, of course)
Sunday 30 September 2012
When Victoria Pendleton stepped off a bike for the last time at the London Olympics, she felt nothing but relief. She was 31, her race was run, her time was up. She was now a former sprint cyclist, albeit one with two gold medals. She embraced the fact.
Friday 31 August 2012
The man who pays his way
Sunday 26 August 2012
The Andean eco-region of the Eduardo Avaroa Andean Fauna National Reserve starts at 4,200m above sea level and covers more than 700,000 hectares in the far south-west of Bolivia.
Tuesday 21 August 2012
Shell is racing to begin a massive drilling campaign in US Arctic waters before they freeze over and postpone activities by a year.
Tuesday 17 July 2012
Four years ago, she was the new Republican sensation, the most electrifying vice-presidential nominee in recent history. Now, it seems, Sarah Palin may not even be granted an official speaking slot at the party's coronation of Mitt Romney in Tampa, Florida, at the end of next month.
Saturday 26 May 2012
Teams of volunteers were heading to an uninhabited island in Prince William Sound near Anchorage yesterday to clean up debris washed out to sea by the Japanese earthquake and tsunami last year and sent by Pacific currents to Alaska.
Thursday 03 May 2012
A Harley-Davidson motorcycle lost in last year's tsunami has washed up on a Canadian island about 4,000 miles away.
Monday 23 April 2012
Two sports balls that have been found washed up on a beach in a remote island off the US west coast earlier this month may be the first pieces of debris to arrive in Alaska after they were displaced by last year's devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
Sunday 22 April 2012
US federal scientists said that a volleyball and football that washed ashore on an island may be the first pieces of debris to arrive in Alaska from last year's tsunami in Japan.
Tuesday 10 April 2012
In the Cordillera Real range in Bolivia he came down some slopes by bicycle
Friday 06 April 2012
It was cast adrift last year by the Japanese tsunami and has since made a long lonely journey across the Pacific, but today the Japanese ghost ship ‘Ryou-Un Maru’ finally rests in a watery grave after being unceremoniously sunk by the US coastguard.
Millions of Britons struggling to feed themselves and facing malnourishment
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Nigel Farage: Ukip leader named 'Briton of the year' by The Times
Immigrants make UK racist, says Ukip councillor Trevor Shonk
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