Sea eagle, which has an 8ft wingspan, disappeared on Saturday
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Saturday 30 March 2013
Wednesday 27 March 2013
PETA are campaigning to have pigeon racing outlawed, but I just can't get behind the idea that this is a barbaric sport
Friday 22 March 2013
Title won prize despite competition from a book on Adolf Hitler's health, and a book on how to sharpen pencils
Why did the hedgehog NOT cross the road? Because it had adapted its behaviour in order to thrive in a threatening man-made environment
Sunday 10 March 2013
The animals that share our cities are finding ways to prosper from urban living that would leave their country cousins baffled
Oddest Book Title of the Year: What have pigeon lofts, goblinproofing, Hitler and penises got in common?
Thursday 21 February 2013
Forget the Oscars – the real contest this awards season is between pigeon lofts, tea cosies and pencil sharpeners.
Monday 28 January 2013
What could possibly go wrong? You've seen our story about the Pope's attempt to launch a dove of peace into the air from the Vatican yesterday, only for a seagull to vigorously intercept its flight.
Sunday 27 January 2013
When he launched a white dove – a traditional symbol of peace – into the air in St Peter's Square, Pope Benedict XVI was probably not expecting that the effect would be immediate. And certainly he would not have expected the effect to be conflict.
Saturday 26 January 2013
RSPB’s ‘Big Garden Birdwatch’ this weekend is expected to be most exciting for years
Sunday 30 December 2012
My earliest food memory… Collecting cherries, grapes, peaches and figs and eating them while they were still warm from the sun. My mother was Italian and I grew up just outside of Genoa. I remember being tiny, only about three years old, and being fascinated that when you snap a fig off the tree it oozes masses of sticky milk.
Wednesday 26 December 2012
Historical advisor to Bletchley Park says Canadian historian's solution is 'just silly'
Saturday 22 December 2012
Good luck trying to find a partridge in a pear tree in Britain this Christmas, or even less likely — the true love's token of two turtledoves.
Sunday 16 December 2012
I feel like all the buses in my life came at once The War Horse show, the film, my new book [A Medal for Leroy]. The play has become a living thing. It goes on every night, five casts, all over the world. In fact, someone told me that, at any hour of the day or night, a War Horse production is going on somewhere. It's extraordinary what those puppeteers do [with the horse].
Tuesday 11 December 2012
Men off-camera threw boxes of seagulls and pigeons in her face
Saturday 08 December 2012
Sudan says he's an Israeli operative – but his handlers say he's too easily distracted for that. Matthew Kalman reports on a spy thriller
Thursday 06 December 2012
Rescue dogs learn how to drive cars
Isis, we are told, is a 'clear and dangerous threat to our way of life'. I’m sorry, but I just don’t buy it
Exclusive: 'Putin's Russia has been my biggest regret,' says Nato's outgoing Secretary General
The Osborne Ultimatum: Chancellor’s benefits freeze bombshell will affect ten million households
There’s no excuse for Dave Lee Travis’s behaviour, but we need to keep a sense of proportion
Should gay sex be illegal? 16% of Britons think so
Mark Reckless becomes second Tory MP to defect to Ukip in a month
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