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Rasta The Vizla Dog Hunts Wolf (VIDEO)

Christian Cotroneo | 1 May 2012 | Canada
If this dog hunting a wolf reminds you of a certain slow-motion dubstep artist, you wouldn't be alone. Rasta, a talented Vizsla, seems to defy time itself in his patient pursuit of what appears to be a wolf on a golf course. Except, of course, in this mind-bending...

Yosemite Time Lapse: Shawn Reeder's 'Yosemite Range Of Light' Film Will Blow Your Mind (VIDEO)

Timothy Stenovec | 2 May 2012 | Green
This one would probably have impressed Ansel Adams. Shawn Reeder, a Bishop, Calif.-based photographer and musician, spent two years working on this time lapse video of Yosemite National Park. The nearly five-minute video is composed of almost 7,000 individual photographs. "I tried to...

Khalil Dale Murder: Kidnap And Beheading An 'All Too Familiar Tale In Northern Pakistan'

Paul Vale | 1 May 2012 | UK
Why do terrorists group behead? “Simply to create terror,” says Adrian Levy, the award-winning journalist and author, whose latest book The Meadow: Kashmir 1995 – Where the Terror Began, charts the true story of a brutal kidnapping in the mountains of Kashmir that, for him, marked "the beginning...

Archbishop Antonio Mennini, Pope's Representative, Calls For Christians, Jews, Muslims To Unite Against Gay Marriage

Ileana Llorens | 1 May 2012 | Religion
Archbishop Antonio Mennini, a Vatican representative, has called onto other religious leaders to take a stand against allowing gay marriage in the United Kingdom. Archbishop Mennini serves as the "Apostolic Nuncio" to Great Britain, which means he serves as Vatican's representative and ambassador in that...

Milly Evans, 11, Wins £10.8m Medical Negligence Award From Lincolnshire Hospital Trust

David Hobbs | 30 April 2012 | UK
A girl who suffered devastating injuries at birth is to receive compensation worth £10.8 million. The sum awarded to 11-year-old Milly Evans at London's High Court on Monday is thought to be one of the highest - if not the highest - clinical negligence awards. After Milly's birth at Lincoln...

Calls For Inquiry As Parts Of Country 'Needlessly' Run Short Of Water

David Hobbs | 1 May 2012 | UK
A union representing water workers has called for an inquiry into the closure of more than 20 reservoirs in recent years in parts of the country most affected by the drought. The GMB said 25 water storage facilities had closed in the South East, mostly since the industry was privatised...

Van Driver Left Hanging Off Motorway Bridge After Accident

David Hobbs | 1 May 2012 | UK
A driver was left trapped as his van dangled off a motorway bridge above a pedestrian walkway. Fire crews were met with the Italian Job-style drama after the van collided with a car and came to a stop with its rear end hanging off the road. The incident happened at...

Drug Withdrawal In Babies: Number Of U.S. Cases Triples

Christian Cotroneo | 30 June 2012 | Canada
CHICAGO - Less than a month old, Savannah Dannelley scrunches her tiny face into a scowl as a nurse gently squirts a dose of methadone into her mouth.The infant is going through drug withdrawal and is being treated with the same narcotic prescribed for her mother to fight addiction to...

BNP Liverpool Candidate Mike Whitby Arrested Over Electoral Fraud Allegations

David Hobbs | 1 May 2012 | UK Politics
The British National Party's candidate for mayor of Liverpool has been arrested on suspicion faking signatures on his nomination papers. Mike Whitby, who is on Thursday's ballot paper for the directly-elected post, was held by police at his home in north Wales on Monday. Detectives arrived at the house at...

Manchester City 1-0 Manchester United: Blues Go Above Reds In Premier League Title Race

Samuel Luckhurst | 1 May 2012 | UK Sport
Manchester City beat Manchester United 1-0, courtesy of a first-half stoppage time header from Vincent Kompany, as they leapfrogged their city rivals in the Premier League. Skipper Kompany lost his marker, Chris Smalling, at a corner just past the 45 minute mark and nodded powerfully past the helpless David de...

Peggy McAlpine, 104-Year-Old Paraglider, Reclaims World Record (VIDEO)

Tara Kelly | 30 April 2012 | Good News
There's no holding back Peggy McAlpine. The 104-year-old Scottish woman jumped off a 2,400 ft peak on April 14 attempting to reclaim the Guinness Book of World Records for the oldest person to go paragliding, reports the Sunday Express. Even more surprising? This wasn't...

'Supermoon' 2012 Visible This Week As Moon Reaches Perigee

Jacqueline Howard | 30 April 2012 | Science
By: SPACE.com Staff Published: 04/30/2012 02:02 PM EDT on SPACE.com Skywatchers take note: The biggest full moon of the year is due to arrive this weekend. The moon will officially become full Saturday (May 5) at 11:35 p.m. EDT. And because this month's full moon coincides...

Thousands Sign Petition Against Footballer Ched Evans Over Inclusion In PFA Awards

David Hobbs | 1 May 2012 | UK
Thousands of people have signed an online petition to remove footballer Ched Evans from an end-of-season honours list following his conviction for raping a 19-year-old woman. The 23-year-old striker, who is serving a five-year jail sentence for the sex attack, was included in the Professional Footballers' Association (PFA) League One...

Exclusive: Three Former News International Executives Misled Parliament - ITV News

Chris Wimpress | 30 June 2012 | UK Politics

Hazel Blears On The Social Mobility 'Car Crash'

Chris Wimpress | 1 May 2012 | UK Politics
Hazel Blears is very pleased with herself as I arrive in her office. She's just got a set of leaflets back from the printers, advertising a series of paid internships within Parliament. She's been working on this for a while, in conjunction with a dozen other MPs and the Speaker...

Miracle Cat Gabrielle Survives Airgun Shot: RSPCA Hunts Those Responsible

Felicity A Morse | 30 April 2012 | UK
Despite being shot at by an airgun, this fearless feline survived in what the RSPCA have labelled a "miracle." Animal cruelty officers are hunting for the yobs which shot at the cat, the Birmingham Mail reports. Left with a pellet between her eyes, Gabrielle - as her...

Osama Bin Laden: 10 Things We Found Out

Charlie Lindlar | 1 May 2012 | UK
The death of al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden brought to an end one of the longest, most high-profile manhunts of all-time. One year ago today, the infamous terrorist was killed in an American special forces operation in Pakistan. While some hazy details about the raid that killed...

UK Weather: April Officially Wettest Since Records Began, Say Met Office

Dina Rickman | 30 April 2012 | UK
This month is the UK’s wettest April in records dating back more than 100 years to 1910, the Met Office said on Monday. Provisional figures up to April 29 showed an average of 121.8 mm had fallen (4.8 inches) so far this month, almost double the long term average for...

Gareth Williams Death: Inquest Hears MI6 Spy Suffocation Claim

Dina Rickman | 30 April 2012 | UK
MI6 spy Gareth Williams would have suffocated within three minutes after getting inside his sports holdall, an inquest heard today. Poisoning and asphyxiation are the "foremost contenders" in solving the death riddle, pathologists said. It also emerged scientists found traces of "at least" two unknown people in his upmarket...

Sleep Diet Best For People With 'Fat Genes'

Sarah O'Meara | 1 May 2012 | UK Lifestyle
A "sleep diet" may be the best way to slim for someone with an inherited tendency to put on weight, research suggests. Sleeping more than nine hours a night appears to suppress genetic factors that lead to weight gain, a study has found. In contrast, getting too little sleep...
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