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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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Wilko Johnson, now the bad news: musician splits with manager after police investigate assault claims

Wilko Johnson, now the bad news

Former Dr Feelgood splits with manager after police investigate assault claims
Mark Udall: The Democrat Senator with a fight on his hands ahead of the US midterm elections

Mark Udall: The Democrat Senator with a fight on his hands

The Senator for Colorado is for gay rights, for abortion rights – and in the Republicans’ sights as they threaten to take control of the Senate next month
New discoveries show more contact between far-flung prehistoric humans than had been thought

New discoveries show more contact between far-flung prehistoric humans than had been thought

Evidence found of contact between Easter Islanders and South America
Cerys Matthews reveals how her uncle taped 150 interviews for a biography of Dylan Thomas

Cerys Matthews on Dylan Thomas

The singer reveals how her uncle taped 150 interviews for a biography of the famous Welsh poet
DIY is not fun and we've finally realised this as a nation

Homebase closures: 'DIY is not fun'

Homebase has announced the closure of one in four of its stores. Nick Harding, who never did know his awl from his elbow, is glad to see the back of DIY
The Battle of the Five Armies: Air New Zealand releases new Hobbit-inspired in-flight video

Air New Zealand's wizard in-flight video

The airline has released a new Hobbit-inspired clip dubbed "The most epic safety video ever made"
Pumpkin spice is the flavour of the month - but can you stomach the sweetness?

Pumpkin spice is the flavour of the month

The combination of cinnamon, clove, nutmeg (and no actual pumpkin), now flavours everything from lattes to cream cheese in the US
11 best sonic skincare brushes

11 best sonic skincare brushes

Forget the flannel - take skincare to the next level by using your favourite cleanser with a sonic facial brush
Paul Scholes column: I'm not worried about Manchester United's defence - Chelsea test can be the making of Phil Jones and Marcos Rojo

Paul Scholes column

I'm not worried about Manchester United's defence - Chelsea test can be the making of Jones and Rojo
Frank Warren: Boxing has its problems but in all my time I've never seen a crooked fight

Frank Warren: Boxing has its problems but in all my time I've never seen a crooked fight

While other sports are stalked by corruption, we are an easy target for the critics
Jamie Roberts exclusive interview: 'I'm a man of my word – I'll stay in Paris'

Jamie Roberts: 'I'm a man of my word – I'll stay in Paris'

Wales centre says he’s not coming home but is looking to establish himself at Racing Métro
How could three tourists have been battered within an inch of their lives by a burglar in a plush London hotel?

A crime that reveals London's dark heart

How could three tourists have been battered within an inch of their lives by a burglar in a plush London hotel?
Meet 'Porridge' and 'Vampire': Chinese state TV is offering advice for citizens picking a Western moniker

Lost in translation: Western monikers

Chinese state TV is offering advice for citizens picking a Western moniker. Simon Usborne, who met a 'Porridge' and a 'Vampire' while in China, can see the problem
Handy hacks that make life easier: New book reveals how to rid your inbox of spam, protect your passwords and amplify your iPhone

Handy hacks that make life easier

New book reveals how to rid your email inbox of spam, protect your passwords and amplify your iPhone with a loo-roll
KidZania lets children try their hands at being a firefighter, doctor or factory worker for the day

KidZania: It's a small world

The new 'educational entertainment experience' in London's Shepherd's Bush will allow children to try out the jobs that are usually undertaken by adults, including firefighter, doctor or factory worker