Face to face, Sir David and the pink iguana as Attenborough reveals lizard even Darwin missed in new series on Galapagos IslandsSir David Attenborough examines the iguana in his new series Galapagos 3DThe lizard is so rare it wasn't documented by science until 2009Islands which were beloved by Charles Darwin are famous for unique wildlife /12/31/article-0-16B3E7F1000005DC-241_306x423.jpg” width=”306″ height=”423″ alt=”Close up: Sir David Attenborough reveals the secrets of the rare pink iguana for the first time on screen from its home in the Galapagos Islands” class=”blkBorder” /> Close up: Sir David Attenborough reveals the secrets of the rare pink iguana for the first time on screen from its home in the Galapagos Islands At his age, David Attenborough thought he’d seen most things – but his extraordinary career still holds surprises. For the first time on screen, the veteran broadcaster reveals the secrets of the very rare pink iguana from its remote home on the Galapagos Islands
Homeless millionaire found dead before he could be told about his fortune: Body of 'heir' to reclusive Huguette Clark's $300m discovered frozen to death under railway bridge Timothy Henry Gray's body was discovered by children sledding under a Union Pacific Railroad overpass in Evanston, WyomingGray, 60 was a long-lost relative of the reclusive and eccentric New York heiress Huguette Clark, and stood to inherit $19 million of her $300 million fortune | UPDATED: 16:45 GMT, 30 December 2012 A long-lost relative of the reclusive and eccentric New York heiress Huguette Clark, who stood to inherit $19 million of her $300 million fortune has been found dead from hypothermia in rural Wyoming.
My 1,000-mile walk back to happiness: How author Cheryl Strayed got her life back after the death of her mother and subsequent drug addiction Memoir: Cheryl has written a book about her three-month, 1,100-mile solo hike A few days before I am due to meet the author Cheryl Strayed, we email to arrange a suitable rendezvous in New York City. ‘It would be great if it were walking distance from my hotel,’ Cheryl writes, before adding wryly, ‘and yes, I know “walking distance” is relative, given the subject of my book.’ Cheryl’s memoir, Wild: a Journey From Lost to Found, is the story of her three-month, 1,100-mile solo hike along the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT), from the Mojave Desert in Nevada, through California and Oregon to Washington State. At just 26 and a first-time hiker, she walked the arduous trail largely alone, blistered and bruised, hungry, dirty and exhausted, wearing the same set of clothes for weeks, and frugally eking out a few dollars for food
How Britain's high sales tax 'holds back economic recovery'British shoppers face one of the highest levels of sales tax in the worldAverage sales tax is 15.97%, higher than European average of 15.5%Among Western nations, only Netherlands had higher sales tax at 18.18% | UPDATED: 01:00 GMT, 11 December 2012 Shoppers in Britain face one of the highest levels of sales tax and duty in the world, a study has revealed.
Terror in Japan as earthquake sparks tsunami warning and buildings shake across Tokyo Quake was felt in the capital Tokyo as buildings swayed violently Warning: Tsunami could be as high as six feet The epicentre was 6.2 miles beneath the seabedEvacuations have been ordered from some of the affected areas There have been no immediate reports of deaths or injuries. Warning was issued for the coast of Miyagi Prefecture, which was hit by a devastating earthquake and tsunami in March 2011 | UPDATED: 14:32 GMT, 7 December 2012 A strong earthquake struck Friday off the coast of northeastern Japan in the same region that was hit by a massive earthquake and tsunami last year