Schoolteacher William Buchman was arrested after officers found over 300 living and dead snakes inside his property
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Did humans come from the seas instead of the trees? Much-derided theory of evolution about aquatic apes is debated in London
Wednesday 08 May 2013
Scientists, academics and medics gather this week in a London hotel to discuss a topic that has been virtually unmentionable in academic circles for decades: are humans descended from “aquatic apes” that spent more time swimming than dragging their knuckles on the ground?
Monday 22 April 2013
An animal rights group has narrowly lost an attempt to open up paid political advertising in the UK.
Sunday 21 April 2013
Britain may be forced to lift its ban on political advertising when the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) rules on its lawfulness tomorrow.
Sunday 21 April 2013
Sunday 07 April 2013
Thursday 28 March 2013
A £5 million-plus rescue package will be offered to farmers who have lost livestock in the severe blizzards that have hit Northern Ireland, Stormont ministers have agreed.
Thursday 21 March 2013
Animal rights activists ignore police warnings they might be arrested for 'outraging decency'
Wednesday 20 March 2013
A huge elephant seal has brought traffic to a standstill in Brazil after it swam out of the Atlantic and took a tour of Balneario Camboriu.
Saturday 16 March 2013
Something to declare
Thursday 07 March 2013
The 21-year-old could not remember the drunken incident
Saturday 02 March 2013
There is surely something flawed in the decision by the Serious Fraud Office to hire Slaughter & May, the most expensive solicitors in London, to lead its defence against the action for wrongful arrest and damages brought by property tycoon Robert Tchenguiz.
Friday 22 February 2013
Monday 11 February 2013
Pet dogs may understand a human’s point of view, according to new research which suggests they are more likely to steal food when they think that nobody can see them.
Sunday 10 February 2013
Tales From The Trees
Friday 08 February 2013
A grey seal with a penchant for overeating has been put on a strict diet after gaining more than 124kg in just nine months.
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
Rochester aftermath: Sacking of Emily Thornberry will make work of Labour MPs '10 times harder'
Revealed: How the world gets rich – from privatising British public services
- 1 Universities aren't working us hard enough, say undergraduates
- 2 Lego letter from the 1970s still offers a powerful message to parents 40 years later
- 4 Woman opens professional cuddling shop – gets 10,000 customers in first week
- 5 Grayson Perry: London needs affordable housing because 'rich people don't create culture'