58-year-old needed 200 stitches after the animal tore through muscle in his thigh and hip
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Saturday 20 February 2010
Thursday 10 December 2009
* Relations between the Danish police and climate protesters at Copenhagen have remained cordial, but things threatened to boil over at 3am yesterday when 100 officers raided a house being used by the campaign group Climate Justice Action, on Ragnhild Street in the north of the city. Apparently the police thought they were about to uncover a cache of dangerous weapons. Instead, a spokesman admitted later, they discovered "58 fluorescent tubes containing a mixture of paint and oil, closed in both ends with candle wax, 193 riot shields, nine metal cages measuring 4mx2m..." The drowsy campaigners said they also nabbed a power drill, an angle grinder, some wooden props and bicycle tools. Would love to know what they were planning.
Tuesday 10 November 2009
Monday 09 November 2009
Hurricane Ida roared through the Gulf of Mexico yesterday, where important oil fields are located, after triggering floods and mudslides that killed 124 people in El Salvador.
Thursday 15 October 2009
If you need a photo taking, where do you go? Mario Testino is busy, passport booths make everyone look like a government anti-crack campaign, and Snappy Snaps can be a bit harsh. My friend went recently, and when she suggested that the results weren’t exactly Holbeinesque, the ‘artiste’ responsible replied sullenly that “the camera never lies”. Then there’s the average makeover studio, where subjects submit to transvestite make-up and a tight perm before being photographed sitting backwards on a chair.
Thursday 13 August 2009
Travel giant Thomas Cook today said the swine flu outbreak had cost the business around £12.6 million so far.
Thursday 18 June 2009
Sunday 14 June 2009
Saturday 23 May 2009
Friday 22 May 2009
Soldiers have arrested a suspected drug cartel member listed among Mexico's 37 most-wanted traffickers.
Wednesday 29 April 2009
Wednesday 29 April 2009
Fifty people across Britain were being tested for swine flu last night as at least 6,000 UK holidaymakers were on standby to leave Mexico, amid increasing fears over a possible global pandemic.
Monday 09 February 2009
Sunday 25 May 2008
Sunday 27 January 2008
Just south of the purpose-built tackiness of Cancun on Mexico's Caribbean coast is the self-styled Riviera Maya, the hot new beach destination for the Vilebrequin-wearing brigade. At the centre of the buzz is the sprawling, eco-conscious Mayakoba development, which has attracted six luxury hotels to its unique blend of golden sand, jungle and mangrove forests.
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