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Public Recognition of Bravery

By Martin Myall

British residents of Lújar (Granada) have petitioned the Government for the public recognition of the bravery shown by three men during the recent forest fire. »

Horned Beasts on the Streets

By David Darby

No, not Pamplona, but a suburb of Sydney, Australia, where a couple of water buffalo escaped from a film set and had quick run through the streets of Newtown. »

It’s Too Cold Out Here

By David Darby

We all saw just how cold it got in the US last month. 'Cold enough to freeze the balls off a brass monkey,' as the old naval saying goes. And for a prison escapee in Kentucky, the thought of a warm prison cell was preferable to freedom in the icy weather outside. »

High Voltage Llama

By David Darby

A llama called Scooter, managed to escape from his pen in Tallahassee, Florida, USA. Then, after a 12-hour chase, the police cornered the beast and despite shouts of, "stop, armed police," and "hooves behind your head and on your knees, you mother!" the animal refused to comply. So they Tasered the hairy hoodlum. »

The Great Escape

By Martin Myall

Forget images of Steve McQueen trying to jump over barbed wire on a stolen Wermacht motorbike; this is about Carchuna and the Spanish Civil War. »

Sinkhole Truck Trap

By David Darby

Have you ever had one of those moments when you wished that the ground would open up and swallow you? Well, for a Chinese trucker, that's exactly what happened. The truck driver was trundling along through Kunming, in the Yunnan province of China when a hole opened up beneath his vehicle. At over 30ft deep... »

Deadly Dolphins

By David Darby

Many of us have been lucky to see dolphin along our coast, and some may remember the 1960's TV series called Flipper. Well, if certain media sources are to be believed, your next encounter with a dolphin could prove fatal! »

Prisoner Expresses Opinion

By Martin Myall

The judge who is in charge of the Madrid Arenas case, Eduardo López Palop, was surprised to see a man whose incarceration he had just ordered, burst into his office. »

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