Schoolteacher William Buchman was arrested after officers found over 300 living and dead snakes inside his property
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Saturday 21 April 2012
Two women were killed by bears that escaped from their enclosure at a Japanese park yesterday.
Friday 20 April 2012
Sunday 08 April 2012
Symptoms of a mysterious disease that has killed scores of seals off the Alaskan coast and infected walruses are now showing up in polar bears, the US Geological Survey has said.
Thursday 05 April 2012
Britain's only pandas have run out of time to mate as their limited breeding season drew to a close.
Tuesday 03 April 2012
The only pandas in the UK have now been brought together as the female has been judged ready to mate.
Thursday 15 March 2012
An earless baby bunny that was a rising star on Germany's celebrity animal scene had his 15 minutes of fame brought to an abrupt end when he was accidentally stepped on by a television cameraman.
Sunday 04 March 2012
Fantasies from the wild frontier
Saturday 03 March 2012
Willem Dafoe might be seared into our collective imagination for his baddie roles, but as the actor tells Geoffrey Macnab, he's also portrayed Jesus, starred with Mr Bean, and is currently playing a pin-headed Martian. Just don't mention the Birds Eye ads...
Saturday 03 March 2012
The tour leaders of an expedition in which a British student was mauled to death by a polar bear have been cleared of blame by a criminal inquiry.
Saturday 25 February 2012
Potter's science paper to be presented to society that rejected it in 1897 because she was a woman
Thursday 23 February 2012
An opposition activist has been jailed for 10 days in Belarus for organising a protest involving cuddly toys.
Wednesday 01 February 2012
Visitor numbers at Edinburgh Zoo are up 200% thanks to the recent arrival of giant pandas.
Friday 13 January 2012
The male giant panda at Edinburgh Zoo has been taken ill suffering from colic.
Saturday 07 January 2012
1. The Battle of the River Plate.
Friday 23 December 2011
At the start of Murmurs, we see illusionist and performer Aurélia Thierrée with her life in boxes, idly popping bubble wrap.
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
George Galloway condemns 'racist, Islamophobic, hypocritical rag' Charlie Hebdo at freedom of speech rally
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
- 3 The enemy within: People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back
- 4 Phil Neville backtracks on Tomas Rosicky 'I'd smash him' comments from Match of the Day 2
- 5 British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia