Actor took on three armed soldiers who had surrounded star and crew while they were filming later series of Extreme World 3
Papua New Guinea
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Sunday 06 June 2010
A British environmentalist has become the first woman to row alone across the Pacific Ocean, receiving a rock star welcome in Papua New Guinea after finishing a nearly 8,000-mile (13,000-kilometre) journey that nearly claimed her life.
Friday 28 May 2010
They have been sent to remote Pacific islands and to the Indian Ocean – now asylum-seekers intercepted in Australian waters may end up in the middle of the desert, in a near-empty former gold-mining town.
Saturday 22 May 2010
Friday 21 May 2010
A team of archaeologists who uncovered a 1,400 year old pyramid in Peru say that the finding is particularly unusual. The flat-topped pyramid, which was built by the Moche culture, was used for the living rather than just for the dead, and contains a wealth of artefacts, murals and human remains.
Saturday 20 March 2010
Tuesday 23 February 2010
Sunday 21 February 2010
Sunday 21 February 2010
Friday 19 February 2010
This follow-up to the Malian maestros' Grammy-winning In the Heart of the Moon was recorded in typically off-the-cuff, extemporised fashion in London, prior to the duo's 2005 European tour, while Ali Farka Touré was suffering the pains of the bone cancer which took his life the following year.
Friday 05 February 2010
Huddersfield face the first major test of their ability to concentrate on their game rather than their off-field troubles tonight. The Giants were Super League's Club of the Year last season, finishing third and reaching the Challenge Cup final. Their preparations for 2010 have been wrecked, however, by rape accusations that have left six unnamed players on police bail waiting to find out whether they will be charged.
Sunday 24 January 2010
Friday 22 January 2010
Kyle Eastmond will get his first taste of life as St Helens' regular scrum-half tonight in Mike Bennett's testimonial against Halifax at Knowsley Road.
Saturday 16 January 2010
Sunday 03 January 2010
Tierra del Fuego, at the southernmost tip of South America, is now accessible on a guided three-day trek with Journey Latin America (journeylatinamerica.com) which passes near to the Beagle Channel.
Saturday 02 January 2010
Sales of the tablet are set to fall again, say analysts
Trend which requires crisps, a fork and a strong stomach is sweeping Mexico's streets
George Lucas criticises the major Hollywood film studios
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
Amal Alamuddin calls for the return of the Elgin Marbles from Britain: 'Injustice has persisted for too long'
Lord Freud: Tory welfare minister apologises after saying disabled people are 'not worth’ the minimum wage
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