Fighting for brotherly pride: Two lion cubs come to blows before breakfast Alan Murray saw the tussle in the Phinda Game Reserve, South Africa The fight woke their sleeping siblings who piled in to calm things down By Helen Lawson PUBLISHED: 17:22 GMT, 10 March 2013 | UPDATED: 17:40 GMT, 10 March 2013 This is the moment a boisterous young lion tells his brother to shove off as he pushes him to the ground with his two front paws in a no-holds barred play fight. The two creatures woke early and finding themselves with nothing to do as the rest of the pride slept. They stalked one another before squaring up and lashing out.
W*****! Headmaster’s message announcing teacher’s retirement hid coded insult which was spotted by his departing colleague Mark Dunning announced Roger Clark's retirement in school newsletterBut Mr Clark noticed the kind words were not what they seemedMr Dunning has now quit the 13,000-a-year Orley Farm School in Harrow By Helen Lawson PUBLISHED: 10:32 GMT, 1 March 2013 | UPDATED: 20:15 GMT, 1 March 2013 Retired teacher Roger Clark was insulted by his headmaster Mark Dunning in a school newsletter As retirement announcements go, it seemed kind and innocuous enough. But a prep school headmaster's wordplay has cost him his job after his departing colleague detected a stronger sentiment between the lines. 'It is with mixed feelings that I announce the retirement of Mr Roger Clark at the end of this term,' wrote Mark Dunning, the head of the 13,000-a-year Orley Farm School in Harrow, north-west London.
The great British burkini boom … and thanks to Nigella, it's not just Muslim women buying them By Helen Nugent PUBLISHED: 00:23 GMT, 10 February 2013 | UPDATED: 00:31 GMT, 10 February 2013 When Nigella Lawson emerged out of the sea on Sydney's Bondi beach dressed in one two years ago, it was greeted with astonishment. But now burkinis – swimwear originally designed for Islamic women to protect their modesty – are soaring in popularity among British non-Muslims.
Three husky puppies and their mother left huddled in tiny cage for 23 hours a day by cruel owners By Helen Lawson PUBLISHED: 15:17 GMT, 6 February 2013 | UPDATED: 16:00 GMT, 6 February 2013 Three husky puppies and their mother were left to fester in their own urine in a locked crate before being dumped by their owners. The female Alaskan Malamutes were severely malnourished, had ammonia burns on their paws from being left in their own mess and their coats were stained yellow. The 16-week-old puppies and their three-year-old mother, called Megan, are believed to have been kept in a tiny cage for 23 hours a day before being taken to a pet rescue centre in Liverpool
The turkey turnaround: Lower the cooking temperature, cut browning time and let it rest longer for a juicy dinner, say producersThe British Quality Turkey organisation's guide to the perfect Christmas bird | UPDATED: 22:00 GMT, 14 December 2012 If your Christmas turkey turns out so dry that only drowning in gravy can rescue it, maybe it’s time to change your cooking method.