Even a big cat can't resist a snowball fight! Daseep the Sumatran tiger gets her claws out in game with keepers The two-year-old tried catching the snowballs with her mouth and paws She did not want to stay in her heated pen but explore her first deep snow Staff at Dudley Zoological Gardens have used sledges to transport bedding and food to its 1,300 animals after inches of snow fell in recent days By Becky Evans PUBLISHED: 19:04 GMT, 23 January 2013 | UPDATED: 09:03 GMT, 24 January 2013 She may originally hail from the tropical rainforests of Indonesia but that did not stop tigress Daseep getting stuck into a snowball fight. Instead of waiting for room service in her heated enclosure, the two-year-old Sumatran tiger wanted to explore the first deep snow she had seen. Keepers at Dudley Zoological Gardens kept her entertained by playing the unusual game of catch.
Put your son before your beliefs: Neon's uncle in plea to sister who STILL can't accept brain-tumour boy needs vital radiotherapy | UPDATED: 11:24 GMT, 23 December 2012 Fighting on: Sally Roberts, the mother of Neon The uncle of seven-year-old Neon Roberts – the boy whose mother Sally has fought a court battle to stop doctors using radiotherapy to treat his brain tumour – has urged her to put her beliefs aside to save her son’s life. And Tony Leese revealed Mrs Roberts’s quest to find ‘alternative’ cures for her son was in part prompted by a doctor’s careless comment that radiotherapy would ‘fry’ her son’s brain. The highly emotive case has pitched Mrs Roberts’s maternal love and instincts against medical science and last week a judge ruled it was the doctors, rather than the mother, who had his best interests at heart
Syrian rebels unveil 'Mad Max-style' home-built tank controlled by gamepad from a Sony Playstation Scrapyard vehicle built on the chassis of an old diesel carFeatures five cameras and a remotely controlled machine gunNow heading towards flashpoint city of Aleppo to join rebel offensive | UPDATED: 18:09 GMT, 10 December 2012 It may look like something out of a Mad Max movie, but this home-built tank is the latest weapon in the Syrian rebels' desperate fight against the brutal regime of President Bashar al-Assad. The Sham II, which was cobbled together from the chassis of an old diesel car and parts salvaged from a junkyard in under a month, uses a controller from a Sony Playstation games console to aim a roof-mounted machine gun. Inside the rusting steel panels a crew of two sit side-by-side in front of flatscreen TV's mounted on the wall.