The three-metre animal, believed to be a female tiger shark, was caught on bait lines and shot in the head four times at close range
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Wednesday 20 February 2013
Q. We want some destination ideas for three girlfriends to meet this year. Two of us are London-based and the third lives in Auckland. We're keen to find somewhere which offers a fairly even flight time (and investment) to get to, whilst still being budget conscious. Our previous holidays together have been European city breaks, but the beach also appeals. We're considering July, or October-December as options.
Catherine Webber, Surbiton
Tuesday 19 February 2013
Q. Last July I booked a holiday to South Africa through Expedia, flying on KLM, in April. I then discovered I will need a heart operation at that time. I asked Expedia to contact KLM and ask for a one-year extension. KLM would only give a year's extension from date of purchase of tickets, ie until July 2013. Is there any way we could persuade KLM otherwise? I have sent a fax to KLM with a doctor's letter but had no reply. As we are pensioners, nearly £1,500 on flight tickets is a lot to lose.
Gordon Hamman, Kendal, Cumbria
Friday 15 February 2013
Welsh hideaways, Keswick writers, Miami, online holiday shop, animated Exeter, Winter Olympics, Ecuador and Jamaica
Friday 15 February 2013
Q. It has been widely reported in the Spanish media that Ryanair will stop flying to Valladolid from 5 March. If you try to book a flight on the website you cannot book from this date. We have booked tickets for April but we have not received any communication from Ryanair. There is nothing on their news page.
Monday 11 February 2013
Q. My partner and I are middle aged and reasonably active with a nine-year-old daughter. But we haven't had a holiday since her birth.
Friday 08 February 2013
Think Bournemouth is all beach-strolling and cycling?
Thursday 07 February 2013
British rider wins third stage in a row to extend overall lead
Thursday 31 January 2013
Substance is used in perfumes such as Chanel No.5 to amplify the scent
Monday 28 January 2013
A town in Australia has been covered in foam after strong winds blew the surf off the sea and onto the shore.
Friday 25 January 2013
It was a glorious plan. A blast of late-summer sun with three girlfriends on the idyllic Greek island of Alonissos, where my best friend's parents have a tiny house at the top of the mountain.
Wednesday 16 January 2013
Whether you want a short hike or more of a marathon, stretch your legs and enjoy some of Britain's best sea views
Monday 14 January 2013
Eight people have been rescued off the coast of Devon from a tug which is carrying 200 tonnes of diesel.
Sunday 13 January 2013
I'd tell you to forget Sylvester Stallone's overblown Judge Dredd movie, but you probably already have.
Tuesday 08 January 2013
Q. Can you recommend where to eat in Monte Carlo without it costing a fortune, on a budget? We are staying at the Novotel Monte Carlo.
Saturday 05 January 2013
Michelle Williams's mildly depressed wannabe author is married to Seth Rogen's slightly juvenile cookbook writer. But then she meets free-spirited Daniel (Luke Kirby).
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits record low as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
Germany sees 'visible rise' in support for far-right extremism in response to perceived 'Islamisation' of the West
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