Colonel Meow, the cat with the longest fur in the world and the brooding face of an evil genius, has sadly passed away.
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Saturday 30 October 2010
Whether you’re looking for black-run thrills, après partying or beginner’s tuition, Kate Watson-Smyth has the essential guide to the world’s top spots for powder
Thursday 21 October 2010
A cat in Reno, Nevada, has broken the Guinness world record for the longest domestic cat.
Wednesday 20 October 2010
A US cat broke the Guinness world record for the world's longest domestic cat.
Thursday 14 October 2010
Khagendra Thapa Magar of Nepal is a little man facing a big day. Today – his 18th birthday – assuming his height is confirmed at 25.8 inches (just under 66cm), he will officially be named the world's shortest man.
Friday 24 September 2010
Coronation Street landed a pair of world records today as it prepares to mark its 50th birthday.
Wednesday 22 September 2010
A US resident believed to be the world's oldest man celebrated his 114th birthday at a retirement home.
Thursday 16 September 2010
A prisoner who has filed more than 3,800 lawsuits and targeted the famous, the infamous and even the long-dead, is now himself being sued by US officials who want him to stop.
Monday 06 September 2010
Edward Nino Hernandez is in many ways a typical 24-year-old Colombian male. He loves to dance reggaeton, dreams of owning a car — preferably a Mercedes— and wants to see the world.
Nick Mohammed/ Ian D Montford /Colin Hoult, Pleasance Courtyard (<img src="http://www.independent.co.uk/multimedia/archive/00438/4star_438542a.gif" height="21" width="93"/>/<img src="http://www.independent.co.uk/multimedia/archive/00438/3star_438541a.gif" height="21" width="93"/>)
Wednesday 25 August 2010
Tuesday 24 August 2010
Sir Richard Branson will attempt to set two world records today when he kite-boards across the English Channel to celebrate his 60th birthday.
Tuesday 03 August 2010
Mount Kilimanjaro began forming in Africa's Great Rift Valley around a million years ago. George Solt, from Buckinghamshire, has not been around for quite as long as that, but at the age of 82, he has become the oldest man to climb the world's largest free-standing mountain.
Thursday 29 July 2010
Sir Tom Jones is on course to become the oldest male musician to have a UK number one album, with his record Praise And Blame leading the way in midweek sales.
Tuesday 06 July 2010
BBC Worldwide, the broadcaster's commercial arm, hit record annual profits of £145.2m as programmes including Doctor Who proved hugely popular around the world last year.
Friday 02 July 2010
Two hapless environmental crusaders set off on the world's first unassisted, carbon-neutral, organic, vegetarian trek to the North Pole.
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Millions of Britons struggling to feed themselves and facing malnourishment
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Nigel Farage: Ukip leader named 'Briton of the year' by The Times
Immigrants make UK racist, says Ukip councillor Trevor Shonk
- 1 President of Argentina adopts Jewish godson to 'stop him turning into a werewolf'
- 3 Sir Winston Churchill’s family begged him not to convert to Islam, letter reveals
- 4 UK weather: 'Coldest night of the year' tonight as freezing temperatures plummet to -10C
- 5 Game of Thrones is most-pirated TV show of 2014