Voices

Just as money drives the poachers, so visitors’ dollars can give communities a sustainable reason to protect their valuable wildlife. Simon Calder looks at the possibilities for East Africa

Racing: At odds: The changing face of the Derby market

PUNTERS are fickle about Derby favourites. Cape Verdi became market leader for Epsom after it was announced last week she will tackle the colts. She is the sixth to head the Derby betting since last summer...

Global warming turns up heat on glaciers

HUGE reserves of glacial ice around the world are melting more quickly than had previously been suspected, according to research published today.

Travel: Theme Parks - ...and meanwhile over in Florida's Disney World

The East Coast franchise last week unveiled its latest attraction: the Animal Kingdom. David Usborne took a virtual trip to Africa

In the news: David Hempleman-Adams - The man who broke the ice and entered the history books

AT the end of a 600-mile, 57-day journey across creaking ice, David Hempleman-Adams stepped into the history books as the first person to complete the adventurers' grand slam, writes Clare Garner.

Jazz: Miles and Miles and Miles ...

"You get the right guys to play the right things at the right time and you got a motherfucker," Miles Davis said of the highly innovative and cohesive quintet he led between 1964 and 1968. Now comes the definitive collection of this period of his intense musical growth: The Miles Davis Quintet, 1965-68: The Complete Columbia Studio Recordings. Following in the wake of Miles Davis and Gil Evans: The Complete Columbia Studio Recordings, which won an unprecedented three Grammy awards, this boxed set of six CDs collects all the group's work, with the exception of their live recordings, and amounts to a colossal 440 minutes of music.

BOX CLEVER: REWIND

Friends (PG), Warner, pounds 14.99, right Chandler, Phoebe and Joey while away the hours on squashy sofas, sipping coffee and engaging in kooky conversation. Meanwhile, in between doing bad ads and even worse movies, Ross and Rachel thrash out their differences. HHHH

Dangerous

The Dangerous Sports Club first captured national headlines in 1979 when its members performed the first ever bungee jump in the Western hemisphere. Performed on April Fool's Day, the founder members of the DSC donned top hats and tails before jumping illegally from the Clifton Suspension Bridge in Bristol (pictured below).

Obituary: Ernst Junger

ERNST JUNGER first beheld Halley's Comet during its 1910 passage, when he was a boy of 15. In 1987, he made a special journey to Malaysia for a second glimpse. He was one of the very few writers to have seen the comet twice in his lifetime.

Travel: Prides and prejudices

Laid-back lions, contemptuous leopards, Tina Turner lookalikes: all life is there at Tanzania's Tarangire wildlife park, as Richard Holledge discovered.

Delight and disaster in an African diary

The wildlife of Africa still

Racing: Dettori hat-trick as Italians take charge

Although there was no repeat of his seven straight successes here last year, Frankie Dettori rode three winners yesterday, while two of his countrymen also made a significant impression on the meeting, Richard Edmondson reports from Ascot.

Cecil prepared for Sunday best

Three of this year's Classic winners were on view at Ascot a year ago in the two two-year-old highlights on today's card. Oaks winner Reams Of Verse won the Fillies' Mile, with her stablemate Sleepytime (1,000 Guineas) an unlucky third, and Benny The Dip, the Derby winner, took the Royal Lodge Stakes.

Racing: Britain dominates Deauville

The Sport of Kings, rather surprisingly, continues today despite the death yesterday of Diana, Princess of Wales. Although she never shared the Royal Family's enthusiasm for horse racing, or any of the equestrian sports, the Princess of Wales frequently attended Royal Ascot and had many connections with the racing world.

Racing: Derby hope is in for the Kil

Thoughts were of the future yesterday at Sandown, where a colt called Kilimanjaro galloped to favouritism for next year's Derby. The son of Shirley Heights posted an eight-length victory in the Vintage Inns District 48 Top Ten Stakes, a mile race designed to cater for progressive staying two-year-olds, and earned a 16-1 quote with the Tote for the 1998 Blue Riband.

Stand on top of the world. (For a price)

If you have the cash (about pounds 24,000 in Everest's case), you can be guided up almost any mountain in the world. Great, says Mark Dudley
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