Schoolteacher William Buchman was arrested after officers found over 300 living and dead snakes inside his property
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Friday 29 November 2013
Fossilised dung left by megaherbivores 240-million years ago have been found clustered together
Friday 15 November 2013
We like to think of ourselves as better than giving in to our animal urges
Wednesday 13 November 2013
"I must go to bed now as we have an early start in the morning," wrote 12-year-old Joyce Henderson in her diary on 31 Aug 1939. "Tomorrow, I become an evacuee and it's all because of something called war."
US to destroy entire six-ton stockpile of ivory in message to poachers – but experts say it could just make problem worse
Tuesday 12 November 2013
There are fears destruction just increases value of remaining stockpiles on illegal markets
Tuesday 12 November 2013
Inspired by Sophocles tragedy Ajax, Timberlake Wertenbaker's new play updates the action to a modern-day warzone; the sand-covered stage naturally evokes Afghanistan.
Sunday 10 November 2013
If its TV ad now sets the Christmas tone, then we have only ourselves to blame
Friday 08 November 2013
'Biggest advertising event of the year' makes debut in X Factor break on Saturday
Thursday 10 October 2013
Sergei Rumyantsev, 55, stabbed the animal in heart after he was attacked
Nature scenes filmed in 'controlled conditions', BBC admits after cameraman says small animal footage was 'faked'
Tuesday 08 October 2013
Doug Allen said the infamous Frozen Planet polar bear incident wasn't the only specially-arranged shot on a BBC wildlife show
Stuff and nonsense: The fashion for taxidermy is growing apace, but professional artists worry about 'ghoulish' amateurs having a go
Sunday 06 October 2013
Once, stuffing a guinea pig for pleasure was considered mildly eccentric. Now, the craze has become so popular that even leading practitioners say it has got out of hand. Polly Morgan, who made taxidermy fashionable 10 years ago with her zany displays of birds, says she has become "uncomfortable with the direction taxidermy is taking", saying it is "ghoulish and macabre to stuff animals for kicks". She thinks that young people are "glorifying or sexualising" dead animals.
Thursday 03 October 2013
Welsh band Lostprophets, whose frontman Ian Watkins is standing trial for sex offences, have announced their split.
Tuesday 24 September 2013
The Connecticut Supreme Court will decide whether horses in the state should be classified as a " naturally vicious species", in a court case that dates back to 2006.
Tuesday 17 September 2013
71-year-old cosmologist had previously been less supportive of the right to die as 'there is always hope'
Monday 16 September 2013
The couple were alarmed to see a bear's paw, or possibly a head, poking its way into their tent
Friday 13 September 2013
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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- 4 Sir Winston Churchill’s family begged him not to convert to Islam, letter reveals
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