In April of this year, Marina Chapman, a sixtysomething grandmother from Bradford, published an autobiography in which she made an astonishing claim. She said she had been kidnapped from her family home in Colombia at the age of five and abandoned in the jungle, where she was taken in and raised by a group of capuchin monkeys. Instead of just smiling and nodding politely, like many of the Breakfast TV interviewers did, National Geographic made Woman Raised By Monkeys, a documentary in which their cameras accompanied Marina on a trip to Colombia and attempted to investigate the veracity of her claims.
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Friday 16 August 2013
This thoughtful fantasia of a novel juggles past and present – and faith and doubt
Monday 05 August 2013
41-year-old launched her fast in 2000 to protest over the killing of a group of civilians by paramilitary forces
Monday 05 August 2013
Diary product giant announced last week that some products may contain contaminated whey-protein concentrate
Thursday 25 July 2013
Since arriving in Britain, one thing I have failed to wrap my head around is the fact that there is poverty, homelessness and hunger in the developed world, just like in Africa
Wednesday 24 July 2013
Forensic tests revealed that the food contained toxic levels of a deadly pesticide
Friday 14 June 2013
Curing poverty, hunger, disease: Charity luminaries set out their stalls for Lough Erne summit
Let's not kid ourselves - people power has almost nothing to do with this fight against global hunger
Monday 10 June 2013
If you're looking for heroes, the best place to start is in the Lancet
Tuesday 04 June 2013
As the high street suffers, the growing market for glamour has given one trade a remarkable lift
Thursday 30 May 2013
Access to sport and recreation is not only every child’s right, but it has an incredible ripple effect which can impact other vital sectors like health and education
Tuesday 28 May 2013
Children’s authors are launching a campaign today to persuade governments to step up aid to combat malnutrition which blights the life chances of millions of children.
Wednesday 22 May 2013
This is the face of Britain's ideal woman, according to a bizarre new survey.
Exclusive: Young people ‘want UK to stay in Europe’: Four in 10 adults aged 18 to 24 are ‘firmly in favour’ of membership, poll shows
Tom Daley ‘is gay because his father died’ says UK evangelist
Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
Kiss and yell: Italian protester charged with sexual assault after kissing riot police officer
David Cameron takes his biggest gamble yet as he gets tough on Europe over immigration
PM denies two child limit for benefits is part of Tory welfare policy
- 1 Tim Sherwood challenges Daniel Levy to set out vision for Tottenham Hotspur’s future
- 2 French pub fined €9,000 after customers returned empties to bar - because it's 'undeclared labour'
- 3 Sun will 'flip upside down' within weeks, says Nasa
- 4 #Teamnigella: It’s the only side to be on
- 5 Christmas comes early: Justin Bieber is 'retiring from music'