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Saturday 12 January 2008
Sir Edmund Hillary, the "quintessential Kiwi" who conquered Everest, wanted the battle against the ravages of global warming and tourism on the world's highest peak to be his legacy, one of his former climbing companions said yesterday.
Friday 11 January 2008
When a shattered-looking Edmund Hillary, descending Everest with his partner Sherpa Tenzing Norgay, was spotted from Base Camp, it was assumed their mission had failed. The team leader, Colonel John Hunt, was so sure of disappointment he began planning another attempt at the climb that had defied the efforts of so many before them.
Wednesday 17 May 2006
The pressure of expectation on Arsène Wenger tonight is an easy load compared to what the Barcelona coach, Frank Rijkaard, is expected to deliver. Just one European Cup in the history of such a universal club is not what is expected.
Sunday 05 June 2005
Saturday 05 February 2005
Friday 04 February 2005
Wednesday 17 November 2004
Environmentalists are calling on the United Nations to give the Himalayan mountains special protection status in order to monitor the impact of global warming, which has caused glaciers to melt and increased the risk of lakes flooding the area.
Friday 14 May 2004
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Monday 29 July 2002
Monday 03 June 2002
Tuesday 21 May 2002
Saturday 13 November 1999
Sunday 25 July 1999
Sunday 25 July 1999
Thousands of teenage girls enduring debilitating illnesses after routine school cancer vaccination
Migrants in Kos: Photos show real tragedy after Brits abroad complain of 'awkward' holidays
British tourists complain that impoverished boat migrants are making holidays 'awkward' in Kos
Michael Gove determined to scrap the Human Rights Act – even if Scotland retains it
Threat to scrap Human Rights Act could see UK follow Nazi example, warns UN official
Church of England 'one generation away from extinction' after dramatic loss of followers
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- 5 Charles Kennedy 'had better judgement drunk than many sober politicians' says Ian Hislop