Strictly come prancing! It's Britain's one and only horse ballet school brought back to life after 300 years Haute ecole not been seen in Britain since the reign of Charles II and discipline became popular in France and SpainSpanish Andalusian horses thought to be the only breed with physical strength and intelligence to master it Olympics where Team GB won a total of five medals. Charlotte Dujardin mesmerised the nation with her performances of routines on her horse Valegro, winning gold in the team dressage and individual dressage events. Her sequence featuring Land of Hope and Glory, The Great Escape and the chimes of Big Ben proved a big hit with the judges and raised the profile of dressage as a sport among the British people
'We were inches from certain death': Family-of-four's lucky escape as their car explodes seconds after they dive out of burning car Stuart and Luesa Tasker rescued their daughters with seconds to spareFord Escort burst into a fireball without warning in LincolnshireBaby Ayda-Mai managed to sleep through the whole ordeal By Olivia Williams PUBLISHED: 13:04 GMT, 20 February 2013 | UPDATED: 13:28 GMT, 20 February 2013 A young family escaped their burning car with seconds to spare when it burst into flames while they were driving then exploded seconds later. Stuart Tasker, 26, and his wife Luesa, 23, were travelling back from a friend’s house in Lincolnshire with their young children Amili, two, and 11-week-old Ayda-Mai when they began to smell burning. Tattoo artist Mr Tasker today described the terrifying ordeal, which his newborn daughter Ayda-Mai managed to sleep through
Soldier, 24, who survived Taliban bomb blast is found hanged at home while on leaveLight tank driven by Robert Griffiths was hit by roadside bomb last yearTrooper was on home leave for Christmas when he was found hanged Had been staying with this parents when his body was discovered By Anna Edwards PUBLISHED: 16:52 GMT, 4 January 2013 | UPDATED: 12:06 GMT, 5 January 2013 A young soldier who survived a Taliban bomb blast on the frontline in Afghanistan has been found hanged while on home leave. Trooper Robert Griffiths, 24, was driving a light tank when it was hit by a Taliban roadside bomb last year
Soldier, 24, who spoke of 'buzz' of surviving Afghanistan bomb blast is found hanged at home while on leaveLight tank driven by Robert Griffiths was hit by roadside bomb last yearTrooper was on home leave for Christmas when he was found hanged Had been staying with this parents when his body was discovered By Anna Edwards PUBLISHED: 16:52 GMT, 4 January 2013 | UPDATED: 16:58 GMT, 4 January 2013 A young soldier who survived a Taliban bomb blast on the frontline in Afghanistan has been found hanged while on home leave. Trooper Robert Griffiths, 24, was driving a light tank when it was hit by a Taliban roadside bomb last year. The three stunned soldiers inside the tank walked away from the explosion unharmed – thanks to the new armour of their new 35-ton Scimitar Mk2
Australian mum finds SEVEN deadly vipers in her three-year-old son's wardrobe where he had put some eggs he'd found in the garden Kyle Cumming, 3, had found the eggs in his garden in Queensland, Australia and put them in a box where they hatched Eastern brown snake is the world's second deadliest snake | UPDATED: 08:02 GMT, 20 December 2012 A three-year-old boy had a lucky escape after his mother found a box of seven deadly snakes in his wardrobe.
Revealed: How shooter coldly gunned down six terrified first-graders after they tried to run for safety from their classroom closet Six children tried to escape and were shot dead; the seven who stayed in hiding survived Father Neil Heslin said son Jesse Lewis was one of the students who tried to flee, adding: 'I can see him making that choice and just doing something'Victoria Soto, 27, sacrificed herself to save her first grade students by throwing her body in front of gunman Adam Lanza Principal Dawn Hochsprung and school psychologist Mary Sherlach were also killed execution-style after confronting LanzaA fourth teacher has been named as Lauren Rousseau, 30 | UPDATED: 19:41 GMT, 17 December 2012 Six of the children killed in the shooting massacre at Sandy Hook school were gunned down as they made a brave escape attempt, it emerged today. The first-graders had been hidden in a closet by teacher Victoria Soto when the first gunshots rang out at the elementary School in Newtown on Friday morning
Lucky escape for elderly man who drove electric buggy onto DLR tracks as train stopped just a few feet away from him | UPDATED: 19:28 GMT, 11 December 2012 An elderly man had a lucky escape today after falling on the tracks of the Docklands Light Railway. The man was apparently waiting for a train at West Ham station in east London when the accident happened
The buck stops here: Moment lioness slows down fleeing antelope by launching herself on to its back…Sadly, creature did not stand a chance after lion ambush at MalaMala game reserve in South Africa | UPDATED: 13:52 GMT, 3 December 2012 This is the incredible moment a brave antelope tried to shake off a hungry lioness – by trying to launch her into the air. The beast became the lion's prime target for dinner, after it ran directly into a hungry pride at the MalaMala game reserve, in South Africa. When the young lioness finally caught up with the panicking bull, he clearly wasn't about to give up without a fight – and tried to launch the lion through the air after putting in an almighty buck