Environment

Struggling badger cull may switch to cats

THE government cull may switch to cats as badgers are quite hard to kill.

Stocky dog disagrees with owner's claim that it doesn't bite

AN aggressive-looking dog has dismissed its owner's claims that it would never bite anyone.

Teenage mutant ninja turtles breeding in the UK

HUMANOID turtles with weapons skills have become a native species in Britain.

Bear jailed for smuggling marmalade to Peru

THE spectacled bear arrested at Paddington Station with a suitcase full of preserves has pleaded guilty to smuggling a prohibited substance.

Dog friendships last under 30 seconds

DOGS generally fall out within less than half a minute of befriending each other, it has been claimed.

Putting heating on 'like a bereavement'

TURNING the heating on after the summer is as traumatic as losing a reasonably well-liked relative, it has been claimed.

Plastic bags to carry lewd images

PLASTIC bags are to be printed with lurid sexual imagery in a bid to discourage their use.

More butterflies living long enough to become wasps

WARM weather has helped butterflies complete their life cycle by becoming wasps.