This millennium, Britain’s dragonfly contingent has been in the throes of revolution. Several sparkling species have crossed the sea to start colonising the UK. In this ambitious itinerary, you might see up to seven magnificent dragonflies unknown in Britain two decades previously.
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Saturday 16 February 2013
Fugitive killer Christopher Dorner died from a single gunshot wound to the head as authorities were pumping tear gas into a mountain cabin during a deadly gun battle with sheriff's deputies.
Saturday 16 February 2013
The craze for snowdrops continues, with more and more gardens opening in February to show off their collections. I like snowdrops en masse and some of the best are in old gardens where the flowers have been left to their own devices to spread, often in areas some little way from the house. That's how it is at Chippenham Park in Cambridgeshire, which I visited for the first time this month.
Thursday 14 February 2013
Tom Ince and Steven Caulker could have their Uefa bans increased today when they appeal against their punishments for incidents at Serbia's shameful game with England's Under-21 team last October.
Sunday 10 February 2013
When it comes to menswear, flashes of personality can still shine through when wearing a suit - the devil is in the detail
Wednesday 06 February 2013
CD Projekt confirms 2014 release of the studio's final game in the Witcher series.
Monday 04 February 2013
Dell, the once-mighty PC giant that has been struggling as consumers switch to smartphones and tablets, could within days be the subject of a management buyout aimed taking it private as its founder, Michael Dell, seeks to reposition the ailing business.
Saturday 26 January 2013
'Loch Lomond is like a different country'
Tuesday 22 January 2013
Microsoft was tonight thought to be mulling a possible investment of between $1bn and $3bn (£1.9bn) to help take Dell private, as speculation swirls regarding a potential $25bn leveraged buyout of the PC manufacturer.
Monday 21 January 2013
A 14-year-old girl felt that she had no choice but to have sex with alleged members of a child sex trafficking ring, as well as other men they brought along, because she had been threatened with a gun, a court heard today.
Sunday 20 January 2013
The sudden blooming of Nordic crime thrillers is comparable with the efflorescence of Swedish tennis players in the Seventies and Eighties.
Wednesday 16 January 2013
When racing got under way here today, the turf on either side of the track had both the colour and consistency of bone – but an afternoon of sport was none the less prised from the muddy green strip beneath the frost blankets. It was pretty tough going, admittedly, but this is just the kind of thing Mick Channon should have known to expect when agreeing to take on a small team of jumpers on the retirement of Henrietta Knight last summer.
Tuesday 15 January 2013
Manchester City announce midfielder has been released
Friday 11 January 2013
Tomorrow is market day, so today huge lorries, trucks and brightly painted tap taps (buses) are assembling at the Haitian-Dominican border at Mal Paso, outside Jimaní, their goods piled high in anticipation of making a profitable sale. The vendors have a problem, though. The area they use on the Haitian side of the border is now under water, while all that is left on the Dominican side is a minuscule patch barely larger than the width of the road. Flood water laps against abandoned warehouses and covers some of the road, which has been reinforced and raised once already.
Thursday 10 January 2013
Singita Mara River, Serengeti
Robin Williams Emmys tribute led by Billy Crystal criticised for including 'racist' joke about Muslim woman
The Rotherham child abuse scandal is a tale of apologists, misogyny and double standards
Scottish independence TV debate: Pumped-up Alex Salmond bounces back in bruising second round against Alistair Darling
Do you realise just how foolish the UK looks?
Ukip Douglas Carswell defection: Tory MP jumps ship to join Nigel Farage
When elitism grips the top of British society to this extent, there is only one answer: abolish private schools
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- 4 George Galloway left with severe bruising after attack in Notting Hill by man 'shouting about the Holocaust'
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