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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Monday 26 May 2008
When, on 30 November last year, Robert Craig (Evel) Knievel died in his bed aged 69, not just America but the whole world lost a legend. He was, after all, the most daring and the most successful stuntman ever to have lived.
Wednesday 20 February 2008
Saturday 16 February 2008
He encountered floods, road rage and even a careless motorist dodging a red light. His wallet and camera were stolen during a fight at a hostel. And he lost a stone while sweating his way through 18,000 miles and 20 countries with dramatically varying climates.
Friday 15 February 2008
A British man today completed his record-breaking challenge to become the fastest person to cycle around the world.
Friday 03 November 2006
Deutsche Bank's chief executive, Josef Ackermann, yesterday defended the multimillion-euro bonuses awarded to top Mannesmann executives during the company's controversial takeover by Vodafone in 2000, insisting that the €57m (£38m) payments were made to ensure that the deal was a success.
Thursday 31 August 2006
An international consortium was awarded a £100m-plus contract yesterday to ensure the smooth running of the Olympic construction project, the largest in Europe for several years.
Wednesday 24 May 2006
Israeli security forces have arrested a leading Hamas militant said by the army to have been sought since 1988 for carrying out attacks which claimed the lives of 78 civilians and soldiers.
Monday 22 May 2006
Prime Minister Tony Blair flew into Baghdad today for a surprise visit to mark the formation of a new Iraqi government pledged to defeat terrorism.
Monday 22 May 2006
The last remains of Yugoslavia were buried to the thunder of automatic gunfire and fireworks last night after monitors claimed that the pocket state of Montenegro had voted by a clear margin to break away from Serbia, 88 years after being forced into union with it.
Sunday 16 October 2005
Monday 19 September 2005
Friday 29 October 2004
Monday 25 October 2004
How's this for a winning story formula? Four young people and a dog solve a succession of mysteries, and get themselves into the record books in the process.
Tuesday 06 July 2004
Sunday 29 February 2004
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