Dr Tim Boyd, 54, dies after being struck by lightning on bridge near his home

Scientist, 54, dies after being struck by lightning on bridge near his home Dr Tim Boyd was walking his dog when he was hit by a bolt during a storm The father-of-two worked at the Scottish Association of Marine ScienceIt is the second tragedy to hit the association in a weekLast weekend PhD student Christopher Bell died in the Glencoe avalanche By Becky Evans PUBLISHED: 10:24 GMT, 29 January 2013 | UPDATED: 10:47 GMT, 29 January 2013 Oceanographer Dr Tim Boyd, 54, died after being hit by a bolt of lightning on Sunday as he walked his dog A scientist has died after apparently being struck by lightning as he walked his dog. Internationally respected oceanographer Dr Tim Boyd, 54, was found by a passer-by after being hit by a bolt on the Jubilee Bridge, near his home in Port Appin, Argyll, on Sunday. Emergency services were called but they were unable to save the American-born scientist

He"s behind you! Terrifying moment great white shark sneaks up on an unsuspecting seagull

He’s behind you! Terrifying moment great white shark sneaks up on an unsuspecting seagullRemarkable photograph echoes iconic poster for 1975 blockbuster JawsImage captured by a marine photographer from a shark cage in Mexico | UPDATED: 20:49 GMT, 30 December 2012 A seagull calmly bobs on the surface of the sea unaware it is just inches away from the jaws of death. This remarkable photograph of a beady-eyed great white shark homing in on its unsuspecting prey echoes the iconic poster for Steven Spielberg's 1975 blockbuster Jaws.

Mail on Sunday man joins Prince Harry and troops on Afghan frontline

Harry's heroes: A compelling dispatch from the Afghan frontline from nerve-shredding missions on Christmas Day to a Prince queuing at the camp canteen Mail on Sunday man Matt Warren joins Prince harry and troops in Helmand ProvincePrince queues with 4,000 comrades for gargantuan Christmas lunchSoldiers dress up for Nativity play and tuck into traditional festive food Royal Marines approaching end of final tour as operations scaled down | UPDATED: 22:43 GMT, 29 December 2012 On duty: Prince Harry after a successful flight from Camp Bastion I am sitting in the front of a heavily armoured truck.

Revealed, the great barrier reef of Skye: 100million dazzling orange shellfish carpet seabed

Revealed, the great barrier reef of Skye: 100million dazzling orange 'flame shells' carpet seabedAstonishing natural reef found near Isles of Skye The scallop-like species have glowing orange tentaclesThe living reef supports hundreds of other species | UPDATED: 11:49 GMT, 27 December 2012 It is a newly discovered natural wonder, a living natural reef made up of 100million brightly coloured shellfish carpeting the seabed. But while the spectacular colony of flame shells may look like something from tropical waters, it has actually been found off Scotland’s coast.

How Red Bull made the world"s most elaborate Rube Goldberg contraption

Magnificent men and their flying (and rolling and riding and shooting) machine: How Red Bull made the world's most elaborate Rube Goldberg contraption | UPDATED: 18:30 GMT, 13 December 2012 It's a perfect example of man and machine working in perfect harmony to achieve, well, not all that much actually. But the way in which this elaborate chain reaction reaches its convoluted endgame is truly mesmerising

Arsonist Edward Macdonald tried to set alight to man"s flat while on day release from open Hollesley Bay open prison

'Dangerous' arsonist serving life sentence who was sent to an open prison tried to torch man's flat while on day release Macdonald sentenced to life in 1996 after admitting arson at block of flatsHe failed to return to open prison after day release for community workHe was AWOL for three months before trying to burn down shop and flat | UPDATED: 17:22 GMT, 12 December 2012 Arsonist: Macdonald pleaded guilty to arson with intent to endanger life and arson when he appeared before Norwich Crown Court An arsonist tried to burn down a man's flat after being allowed out of his open prison for a community work placement, a court heard Edward Macdonald, 46, went on the run after being given day release for a community work placement at the Ransomes Europark industrial estate on June 28. Norwich Crown Court heard how he failed to return to Hollesley Bay open prison, Suffolk, having been deemed 'minimal risk' by the prison authorities.