Family's joy after father who plunged 350ft off a mountain while raising money for charity wakes from coma in time for Christmas Roger Parker, 54, was abseiling down a glacier with a climbing team in August when the rock his rope was attached to crumbledFell on to an icy ledge before it collapsed and he plummeted further down the mountain Father-of-three says he is 'just grateful to be alive' and home for ChristmasHas already raised 100,000 and started fundraising again | UPDATED: 16:41 GMT, 27 December 2012 A charity fundraiser who fell 350ft off a Swiss mountain in a freak accident has woken from a coma and spoken of his joy of spending Christmas at home. Roger Parker, 54, who has raised 100,000 for Macmillan Cancer, was abseiling down a glacier with a climbing team in August when the rock his rope was attached to crumbled.
Playtime for panda! Giant cub loves nothing better than a swing in the snow | UPDATED: 11:51 GMT, 24 December 2012 He may be playing in sub-zero temperatures but this adorable giant panda could still melt any heart. The lovable bear clearly relished the snowfall at at Yantai Zoo in Shandong Province, China, yesterday as he rolls around in the white stuff. First of all the brave panda shows off his skills on the climbing frame by crawling along upside down.