Police found the woman only had a provisional license and was accompanied only by a parrot
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Norwegian Blue: Adopt Beaky: the foul-mouthed parrot who will call you an a******e...and then probably bite you
Thursday 01 November 2012
With a beautiful colorful plumage, an intelligent and playful manner, and an uncanny ability to mimic the human voice, you'd think Beaky, a chattering lory, would have no problem finding a new home.
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Friday 12 October 2012
Don’t hide it at the back of a drawer. Once a simple thing, the waiter’s friend is now a hi-tech piece of kitchen kit...
Revealed: What happens if you cross a parrot, a vampire bat and a porcupine? You get a weird dinosaur
Wednesday 03 October 2012
A newly described dinosaur resembled a weird combination of parrot, vampire bat and porcupine.
Sunday 26 August 2012
The Spanish artist Manel Anoro lives a divided life: half in Girona, Catalonia, and half in Biniarroi, on the island of Menorca. He has a studio at both – and is equally passionate about both: "I have one foot in Menorca and one in Girona and I do not like losing any of the feet and [going] lame. I deeply love Menorca. I deeply love Catalonia." But it is this studio, a low, simple but vivid space in Menorca, where he does most work.
Thursday 23 August 2012
Fugitive tycoon's decision to face justice backfires as jury finds him guilty of ten charges of theft
Thursday 23 August 2012
I would love to weigh a penguin. I wouldn't mind assessing a stoat, either, or taking the inside leg measurements of a baby giraffe. A tarantula spider, however – well, not so much. At London Zoo this week, however, it isn't just the warm-eyed, cuddly creatures that will be given a once-over as part of the annual "weigh-in".
Saturday 11 August 2012
Where are you now and what can you see?
Monday 06 August 2012
Having been described, in a recent magazine article, as “up and coming”, despite a career lasting nine years so far, Andrew Lawrence is understandably put out. Luckily for us, it’s another green light for the rake-thin comic to see red for our entertainment.
Sunday 05 August 2012
Bad news. It is at this time of year, when we've finally seen some sunshine, that we must forget about tans and start turning our thoughts to wrapping up warm (ugh), going outside in the cold (yikes) and digging several hundred holes in stony frozen soil (blerg). Yep, it's bulb-order time again.
Tuesday 24 July 2012
From jungle fabrics and Caribbean colours to exotic fruit imagery and bird of paradise accessories, interiors have gone totally tropical, finds Emily Jenkinson
Tuesday 17 April 2012
When the baby Kea parrot named Nelson was born at Bergzoo, Halle, Germany last week he quickly became a contender for the ugliest bird in the world.
Sunday 15 April 2012
A time-hopping novel about the imitation of life and the illusion of progress, as delicately constructed as the mechanical duck at its centre
Tuesday 20 December 2011
Not one Tory MP has made it on to Business Secretary Vince Cable's Christmas card list, he revealed today.
Thursday 20 October 2011
Arifa Akbar on Booker Prize winner Julian Barnes
Thursday 20 October 2011
He may go down as one of the least gracious Man Booker Prize winners ever, says Arifa Akbar, but Julian Barnes deserved Tuesday night's accolade
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
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- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more