Schoolteacher William Buchman was arrested after officers found over 300 living and dead snakes inside his property
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Sunday 23 June 2013
Australia captain James Horwill has been cleared to play the second Test against the British and Irish Lions after his citing for stamping was dismissed.
Tuesday 18 June 2013
2,000 Guineas winner redeems reputation after Derby in titanic battle with Toronado
Tuesday 18 June 2013
After their unprecedented depredations at the Cheltenham Festival, the Irish plundered the first four races in Britain's equivalent carnival for Flat racing. Chauvinism aside, however, the deeper gains were perhaps made by those superpowers discreetly manoeuvring for supremacy in the global bloodstock market.
Sunday 16 June 2013
The simmering tensions between the Savile Row establishment and the capital's youthful upstarts has suddenly come to the boil
Sunday 16 June 2013
The adult male made a run for it after being forced out of its enclosure at Knowsley Safari Park by other males as it tried to protect its mate
Thursday 30 May 2013
Concerns have been raised about the suffering of badgers in the forthcoming pilot culls, after official documents were released detailing how welfare impacts will be assessed.
Thursday 23 May 2013
Two brown bears have been released into a special sanctuary near Kosovo’s capital, Pristina, after being rescued from a 20sq m cage where they had been held almost all their lives to amuse visitors at a restaurant.
Friday 17 May 2013
Adventurers with a keen eye sight and loud vocal chords are being offered the chance to explore the Arctic with scientists, in a three week job contract as polar bear spotter.
Even the love tunnel couldn’t get Tian Tian in the mood – and so the scientists intervened to artificially inseminate UK's only female giant panda at Edinburgh zoo
Sunday 21 April 2013
Panda experts say Tian Tian was showing signs that were not 'conducive to mating'
'Street art is like a dog urinating on a wall': Rare female street artist Deedee Cheriel describes working in a man's world
Friday 19 April 2013
Street art is a male-dominated scene. Not only is a culture of hooded men creating art at night, but it is also in the arguably masculine need to territorialise a given space.
Tuesday 16 April 2013
The UK's pair of giant pandas could be put together today in the hope they will mate.
Monday 15 April 2013
More than 30,000 people signed an Independent petition calling for a ban
Saturday 13 April 2013
Dawn blooms and stirs the trees of Abernethy Forest into life. This far north, winter still battles spring for the primeval ground. Mist hangs between incalculable ranks of pines; silver light spills and glimmers over a deep carpet of green moss, russet blaeberry and frost-tipped ling. A waist-high ants' nest bubbles from the ground. From the corner of my eye, a pine bough appears to ripple as a red squirrel skitters along. Then the birds strike up: coal tits, a greenfinch and, from somewhere imperceptible in the thin fog, the cork-popping aria of a male capercaillie.
Sunday 07 April 2013
Friday 05 April 2013
Edinburgh Zoo hopes Tian Tian and Yang Guang will mate for the first time within days
Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
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
New era of cheap oil 'will destroy green revolution'
Ukip founder Alan Sked and Nigel Farage 'begged Enoch Powell to stand as a candidate'
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits record low as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
- 1 Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more