Attempt to tidy up following prank from local children ends in disaster
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Friday 22 March 2013
The congressman son of the jailed former President, Alberto Fujimori, is at the centre of a drug-trafficking storm after being linked to cocaine with a street value of £1.6m recently discovered in a port warehouse.
Tips and deals of the week: Trunki Lotus bag, BA Airbus from Heathrow to Los Angeles and Tom's Eco Lodge, Isle of Wight
Saturday 09 March 2013
Friday 08 March 2013
Tuesday 05 March 2013
Richard Alderman's tenure as head of the Serious Fraud Office will fall under the spotlight this week when he appears before the Public Accounts Committee.
Thursday 28 February 2013
Authorities say body of 34-year-old Marco McMillian was found near Mississippi River levee
Thursday 21 February 2013
A controversial measure being considered in order to reduce the dangerous levels of pollution in Beijing has been met with ridicule and indignation online.
Wednesday 13 February 2013
When two diners collapsed last year while indulging themselves at The Heart Attack Grill – a Las Vegas eatery featuring delicacies such as the Double, Triple and Quadruple Bypass burgers – John Alleman was not fazed.
Tuesday 12 February 2013
Fisherman’s Friend singer Trevor Grills has died following an accident at the G Live theatre venue in Surrey that killed the band’s manager over the weekend.
Saturday 15 December 2012
In the pantheon of pop stimuli, food has always run a close second to sex.
Friday 16 November 2012
Residents of a Welsh seaside resort are furious after it was labelled “depressing” by their own MP. Elfyn Llwyd, the Plaid Cymru MP for Dwyfor Meirionnydd in the north-west, said rows of empty houses reduced the area's appeal during the winter.
Tuesday 23 October 2012
Richard Chell, dying of motor neurone disease, thinks that not believing in life after death is like only having "half a meal", it leaves the human appetite dissatisfied. Richard Dawkins, dying of life in general (like all of us), thinks that appetite doesn't have anything to do with it: "The existence of hunger doesn't mean there's food," he countered last night in Sex, Death and the Meaning of Life.
Saturday 29 September 2012
Sunday 26 August 2012
"So lately," says Rob, gazing into the middle distance, "I've been thinking that the problem is that perhaps it needs to have a sort of centrepiece. Like a giant rock." My neighbours and I are having a gin and tonic. There has been some discussion about whether gin and tonic is permitted under their strenuous pre-holiday dietary regime, but caution has been thrown to the wind. So here we are on the terrace, sipping our drinks, sitting in the sunshine, and everything is almost perfect. Almost.
Friday 24 August 2012
A man who carried out a frenzied knife attack on six people, including his wife and two young children, was found guilty of manslaughter today.
Saturday 18 August 2012
The 1975 movie Jaws can be in people's thoughts when they are paddling out to sea on a lilo. But you don't have to go all the way to a holiday resort for a bit of terror. Next month the Thames will have its own in the form of a shark-fin gliding through the water, before a screening of the fully restored blockbuster.
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