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Police said to be ‘delighted’ by footage from camera which streams 24-hours-a-day to the TV presenter's website

Mother's fears over baby girls mauled by fox

The mother of baby twins mauled by a fox as they slept spoke of her fears for the girls as they recovered in hospital today.

Twin babies hurt in fox attack

Two baby sisters were seriously ill in hospital last night after an apparent fox attack at their home.

When Sarah Palin met LL Cool J (or at least that's what she wants you to think)

Her favourite pastimes involve snowmobiles and salmon fishing, rather than hip-hop and urban culture. So when Sarah Palin announced that her debut as a TV presenter would feature an in-depth interview with James Todd Smith, the musician better known as LL Cool J, fans feared that she might be stepping too far out of her folksy comfort zone.

Cameron pledges to hold free vote on fox hunting

I always thought ban was a mistake, says Tory leader

Tally ho! 'Barbour cavalry' rides to Tories' rescue

Fox-hunting 'Barbour cavalry' prepares to ride to the rescue of Tories in key marginal seats

Martha Lane Fox: 'I used to think the internet was just a tool. Now I know it can change society'

The co-founder of lastminute.com made a fortune in the dotcom boom – then nearly died in a car crash. Now the Government wants her to get us using the web

DVD: Fantastic Mr Fox, For retail & rental (20th Century Fox)

Wes Anderson's adaptation of Roald Dahl's children's classic is, itself, rather fantastic.

DVD: Fantastic Mr Fox (PG)

Wes Anderson, like precocious contemporary Spike Jonze, has never equalled his delightfully droll early work.

Minor British Institutions: The League Against Cruel Sports

You might have thought the League Against Cruel Sports would have abolished itself back in 2005 when, after its 80-year-long campaign, the Commons finally voted to make hunting with hounds illegal in the UK.

Tally ho! Hunt supporters turn out in force

Tory plans for an open vote spur on Boxing Day hunters as Labour calls for renewed defence of foxes

Now Brown declares class war on hunting

New campaign highlights Cameron's pursuit of 'barbaric' sport

How scientists cracked puzzle of the Falklands wolf

The origin of the mysterious Falkland Islands wolf, which was persecuted to extinction in the late 19th century, may finally have been solved – 175 years after Charles Darwin puzzled over the nature of this curious fox-like creature.

Paternal grandmothers: good for girls, bad for boys

The importance of grandmothers in the lives of their grandchildren is underlined in a study published today.

Fantastic? Not quite - Mr Fox misses the Dahl menace

Fantastic Mr Fox, London Film Festival

A case of the unspeakable in pursuit of the doubtful

A Slice of Britain: Deep in the English countryside, the hunting lobby launches a recruitment drive to bring in new blood
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Isis profits from destruction of antiquities by selling relics to dealers - and then blowing up the buildings they come from to conceal the evidence of looting

How Isis profits from destruction of antiquities

Robert Fisk on the terrorist group's manipulation of the market to increase the price of artefacts
Labour leadership: Andy Burnham urges Jeremy Corbyn voters to think again in last-minute plea

'If we lose touch we’ll end up with two decades of the Tories'

In an exclusive interview, Andy Burnham urges Jeremy Corbyn voters to think again in last-minute plea
Tunisia fears its Arab Spring could be reversed as the new regime becomes as intolerant of dissent as its predecessor

The Arab Spring reversed

Tunisian protesters fear that a new law will whitewash corrupt businessmen and officials, but they are finding that the new regime is becoming as intolerant of dissent as its predecessor
King Arthur: Legendary figure was real and lived most of his life in Strathclyde, academic claims

Academic claims King Arthur was real - and reveals where he lived

Dr Andrew Breeze says the legendary figure did exist – but was a general, not a king
Who is Oliver Bonas and how has he captured middle-class hearts?

Who is Oliver Bonas?

It's the first high-street store to pay its staff the living wage, and it saw out the recession in style
Earth has 'lost more than half its trees' since humans first started cutting them down

Axe-wielding Man fells half the world’s trees – leaving us just 422 each

However, the number of trees may be eight times higher than previously thought
60 years of Scalextric: Model cars are now stuffed with as much tech as real ones

60 years of Scalextric

Model cars are now stuffed with as much tech as real ones
Theme parks continue to draw in thrill-seekers despite the risks - so why are we so addicted?

Why are we addicted to theme parks?

Now that Banksy has unveiled his own dystopian version, Christopher Beanland considers the ups and downs of our endless quest for amusement
Tourism in Iran: The country will soon be opening up again after years of isolation

Iran is opening up again to tourists

After years of isolation, Iran is reopening its embassies abroad. Soon, there'll be the chance for the adventurous to holiday there
10 best PS4 games

10 best PS4 games

Can’t wait for the new round of blockbusters due out this autumn? We played through last year’s offering
Transfer window: Ten things we learnt

Ten things we learnt from the transfer window

Record-breaking spending shows FFP restraint no longer applies
Migrant crisis: UN official Philippe Douste-Blazy reveals the harrowing sights he encountered among refugees arriving on Lampedusa

‘Can we really just turn away?’

Dead bodies, men drowning, women miscarrying – a senior UN figure on the horrors he has witnessed among migrants arriving on Lampedusa, and urges politicians not to underestimate our caring nature
Nine of Syria and Iraq's 10 world heritage sites are in danger as Isis ravages centuries of history

Nine of Syria and Iraq's 10 world heritage sites are in danger...

... and not just because of Isis vandalism
Girl on a Plane: An exclusive extract of the novelisation inspired by the 1970 Palestinian fighters hijack

Girl on a Plane

An exclusive extract of the novelisation inspired by the 1970 Palestinian fighters hijack
Why Frederick Forsyth's spying days could spell disaster for today's journalists

Why Frederick Forsyth's spying days could spell disaster for today's journalists

The author of 'The Day of the Jackal' has revealed he spied for MI6 while a foreign correspondent