A search team looking for a 12-year-old boy who was snatched by a crocodile have reportedly discovered human remains near the waterhole where he was swimming in Australia.
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Monday 02 September 2013
Man was prevented from leaving by the arrival of a 20ft-long crocodile that made its presence felt every time he attempted to to enter the water
Monday 26 August 2013
The body of a 26-year-old swimmer who was snatched by a crocodile as he attempted to cross an Australian river has been recovered by police.
Sunday 25 August 2013
Police believe alcohol may have played a part in the victim’s decision to swim in dangerous waters
Friday 23 August 2013
JJ Cale's back-porch rocker may have stilled, but there's some solace in Hoodoo, which may be Tony Joe White's best album. It's a record full of laidback, shuffling blues and murmured intimacies, with the enigmatic "Holed Up" hitting a Cale-like hypnotic groove."
Thursday 22 August 2013
A slide pinned to a cliff face that shoots users into the sea – as long as the tide is in – has landed adventurer Bear Grylls in hot water.
Tuesday 13 August 2013
The talk show host sparked international controversy when she suggested she encountered racism in Zurich
So, what was it about Oprah Winfrey – black billionaire – that made Zurich store assume that she couldn’t afford a handbag?
Friday 09 August 2013
Swiss boutique apologises after being accused of racism by the world’s most celebrated talk show host
Tuesday 06 August 2013
Snake got out of enclosure at a pet store before slithering through a ventilation system and into an upstairs apartment
Thursday 27 June 2013
Designer hoists Eastern European punk band to the rafters for Paris fashion show
Friday 26 April 2013
Golfers and caddies were left stunned when they were joined on the 14th hole by an unexpected visitor - a huge alligator.
Monday 22 April 2013
Yoann Galeran left with puncture wounds to the head and neck after being attacked by a saltwater crocodile
George Galloway plans to oppose cancellation of Prime Minister's Questions for Margaret Thatcher's funeral and attacks 'canonisation of wicked woman'
Monday 15 April 2013
Respect MP also plans to disrupt plans to cancel PMQ's to allow MPs and peers to attend service
Wednesday 10 April 2013
Today being the 15th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement which brought peace to Northern Ireland, it seems as good excuse to revive anecdotes about the slightly made Secretary of State, Mo Mowlam, who did so much to make it possible while slowly dying of a malignant brain tumour.
Monday 25 March 2013
Antonio Ruiz and friends lured the reptiles over with chunks of meat
Monday 25 March 2013
Perhaps only in Andalusia, traditionally Spain's most laid-back region, could keeping alligators as pets ever have been legal – and even there, since 2008, there has been a ban. But after a two-metre, 70kg 'gator was discovered living at a lake near Mijas on Andalusia's Costa del Sol last month, in any case no one in the region needs reminding of the former regulation.
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