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Thursday 13 January 2011
Wednesday 05 January 2011
Hopes were raised over the future of the Pontin's holiday camp brand today after administrators confirmed they had received 10 offers for the chain.
Sunday 02 January 2011
I'm in Indonesia, on the island of Sulawesi, on a two-week trip to teach my daughter to scuba dive. I have a friend, Kaj, who is a scuba dive master and, whenever he moves to a new job we go and visit him. "You'll love this new place," he told me on Skype. "It's world-famous for muck diving and there are loads of weird creatures totally unique to here."
Thursday 21 October 2010
Saturday 09 October 2010
Sunday 12 September 2010
A Swiss billionaire has stepped in to save plans to create the world's largest marine reserve from public spending cuts, it emerged today.
Friday 10 September 2010
This slight and picturesque faux-documentary is like a family photo album brought to life.
Wednesday 01 September 2010
The private equity specialist Candover Investments is to wind itself up, sealing the fate of one of the buyout industry's highest-profile victims of the credit crunch.
Tuesday 29 June 2010
Saturday 26 June 2010
I've come to rest on the rocky reef slope, the terrain a mish-mash of coral rubble and stones, sand and seaweed. I've stopped, and settled – usually it's a travesty to sit on the reef but there is no coral to damage. Instead, I have taken a space beside a truly enormous green turtle.
Friday 04 June 2010
Some South Pacific coral atolls have held their own or even grown in size over the past 60 years despite rising sea levels says new research.
Monday 24 May 2010
As if it's not bad enough for them with pollution, fishing by dynamiting, global warming and ocean acidification, the world's coral reefs face a new threat – from noise.
Sunday 23 May 2010
Thursday 15 April 2010
Australian police arrested the captain and senior officer of a Chinese ship yesterday and charged them with damaging the Great Barrier Reef, more than a week after their coal carrier ran aground and tore a two-mile gash in the protected area.
Wednesday 14 April 2010
A coal carrier, which ran aground and leaked oil on the Great Barrier Reef, cut a two-mile-long scar into the shoal and may have smeared paint which will prevent marine life from growing back,
Apple has been hit by complaints about the 1.1GB download
Much-loved cartoon character returns - without Sir David Jason
Liam Neeson's Downton dreams
Matt Smith is set to join cast of the Jane Austen classic - with a twist
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
- 2 Scottish independence: Learn from Quebec's mistakes and beware of promises. Vote Yes.
- 3 A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims
- 5 Have you heard about the film Singapore has banned its people from watching? Well, you have now