Schoolteacher William Buchman was arrested after officers found over 300 living and dead snakes inside his property
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Saturday 26 March 2011
Sales of Royal Wedding commemorative stamps and mugs should boost profits at Stanley Gibbons, the stamps and collectibles retailer said yesterday.
Friday 18 March 2011
They range in size from the tiny Madame Berthe's mouse lemur, weighing little more than an ounce, to the 440lb mountain gorilla.
Wednesday 02 March 2011
Chimpanzees can share a joke just like any human but they are also capable of sharing a laugh even when they don't find something particularly funny, scientists have discovered.
Wednesday 16 February 2011
A three month old baby gorilla has been caught on camera at London Zoo taking his first steps.
Sunday 13 February 2011
A rite of passage is important for many young people It's why I joined the Marines: to prove myself. But societies all over the world use this youthful angst to fight wars. You go to an area such as the Omo Valley, Ethiopia [where Parry stayed with the Nyangatom tribe], and the different tribes are essentially cousins who've developed a separate identity to fight for the scarce resources there. The elders play on the young men's sense of pride, wind them up and send them off on a killing spree. We do that in our society, too, albeit in a more civilized way.
Sunday 13 February 2011
Friday 07 January 2011
The sentencing of Abid Mohammed Saddique and Mohammed Romaan Liaqat is the latest in a growing list of similar abuse cases in the UK but is not a new form of grooming, an anti-trafficking campaigner said today.
Friday 17 December 2010
An abandoned baby orang-utan had a luxury journey to its new adoptive home - as a first-class passenger on a cruise ferry.
Wednesday 22 September 2010
A life-size bronze cast of a famous gorilla is expected to sell for thousands of pounds when it goes under the hammer in Gloucestershire, auctioneers said.
Friday 17 September 2010
That's F as in "Fail", which describes what troubled teacher Mr Anderson (David Schofield) is doing after a traumatic attack on him by a pupil.
Saturday 07 August 2010
Stanley Gibbons posted a 10 per cent rise in profits as it pinned its hopes on an orders boost from the Chinese stamp market.
Thursday 22 July 2010
Reading of the Director of Public Prosecution’s decision over the death of Ian Tomlinson at last years G20 protest, I’m reminded of Edward Gibbon’s memorable phrase: “Where error is irreparable, repentance is useless”.
Tuesday 22 June 2010
Gangs of chimpanzees kill individuals from neighbouring groups in order to expand their territory and seize new food resources, according to a new study of the animals' notoriously aggressive behaviour in the wild.
Tuesday 22 June 2010
Sitting amongst wild chimpanzees, watching two youngsters dangle from branches above their mothers' heads while the adults lie sleeping amid the buzzing of cicadas in the cool of the afternoon, it is easy to believe that these animals represent some lost Eden, a salvation from the human condition.
Friday 18 June 2010
Orang-utans communicate intelligently using gestures, researchers have found.
Emergency call 'started off dumb, but got pretty serious'
Britain First criticised for using actress's memory to draw attention to their 'hate-filled home page'
Thought you'd seen it all after the Jeremy Paxman interview?
Greatest mystery about the hit BBC1 show is how it continues to be made at all, writes Grace Dent
"History is violent," says the US Army tank commander Don "Wardaddy" Collier
Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Support for EU membership 'at highest level since 1991' with most Brits wanting to stay 'in'
Thousands with degenerative conditions classified as 'fit to work in future' – despite no possibility of improvement
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Attacks on 'Ukip Calypso' show how skewed people’s priorities are
- 1 This 'woman calls police to order pizza' story isn't going where you're expecting
- 2 Axe wielding man shot dead after attacking four New York policemen on busy street
- 3 Watch what happened when food critics were unknowingly served McDonald's
- 4 Jimmy Carr's Oscar Pistorius joke goes a bit too far at the Q Awards
- 5 Ottawa shootings: Bruce MacKinnon's cartoon is the perfect tribute to soldier Nathan Cirillo