The angry 600lb boar attacked a 74-year-old woman who was out feeding her friend’s animals
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Saturday 10 April 2010
The number of days people spent in hospital beds with flu in 2009 was up 700 per cent on 2008, data showed today.
Tuesday 02 February 2010
Wednesday 30 December 2009
A busy motorway had to be closed this morning after a herd of pigs escaped and ran on a carriageway.
Saturday 28 November 2009
Who are these little porkers?
They're micro pigs, and no, your eyes do not deceive you – they really are quite wee. Unlike pigs that are bred for bangers, micro pigs are kept as loving, adorable pets who are actively encouraged to stay small, typically reaching a height of about 16 inches. We can safely say that this is one little piggy that won't be going to market.
The Diary: The Enchanted Pig, Delaroche, Sarah Palin, Ruth Padel and Spencer Tunick's 'naked' installations
Friday 27 November 2009
When playing a pig is no fairy tale
Swine flu threatened to hamper the progress of the Royal Opera House's rehearsals of 'The Enchanted Pig', Jonathan Dove's opera for children, which opens in the Linbury Studio Theatre on 11 December.
Monday 16 November 2009
Tuesday 03 November 2009
Leading German tennis player Tommy Haas has had to pull out of the Davidoff Swiss Indoors tennis tournament in Basle after contracting swine flu.
Saturday 31 October 2009
The France coach, Bobbie Goulding, has been given permission to delay naming his side for tonight's Four Nations match with New Zealand in Toulouse partly because of an outbreak of swine flu.
Friday 30 October 2009
Jason Roberts has become the latest Blackburn player to come down with suspected swine flu.
Thursday 29 October 2009
QPR have confirmed three of their players have been hit by swine flu this season.
Friday 23 October 2009
A sharp increase in the number of patients with swine flu admitted to critical care, many of them young, was highlighted by government experts yesterday as they warned the NHS faced a tough winter ahead. The number of deaths in the UK has risen to 128, more than half of them of people aged under 45. In England the number of patients in critical care has risen to 99, the highest since the pandemic began.
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
PM denies two child limit for benefits is part of Tory welfare policy
Anachronistic and iniquitous, grammar schools are a blot on the British education system
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- 2 Christmas comes early: Justin Bieber is 'retiring from music'
- 3 Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
- 4 Cycle death inquest: Boyfriend hugs driver of 32 tonne tipper truck that killed his girlfriend
- 5 Burglar steals video tapes of child abuse, hands them into police