Pig forced to bungee jump by Chinese theme park and then sent to slaughterhouse

Squeals can be heard from the pig as it plunged down, accompanied by laughter and cheering from a crowd ...

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New online tool calculates the impact of our eating habits on the environment

A PhD student examined the results of more than 1,500 studies into farming, food production and water usage to create the online tool. She also examined data from farms around the world. ...

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Man, 23, is dragged from his bed, doused in petrol and set alight in Cork

A 23-year-old man is in hospital with 'life-changing' injuries after being attacked in Mayfield, on the outskirts of Cork, by three men wielding machetes and iron rods around 4am Monday. ...

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Photographer's stunning images reveal overlooked side to Naples often linked with the Camorra mafia

British photographer Sam Gregg says he wants to help improve the city's negative reputation with this collection of photos called 'See Naples and Die.' ...

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Indian Rapunzel is the teenager with the world's longest hair with 6ft 3in locks

Nilanshi Patel, 17, from the small town of Modasa in Gujarat state, smashed her previous record of 5.59ft set in December 2018 with a new length of 6.23ft. ...

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Parents of Midrar Ali from Manchester baby at High Court in Preston over life support battle

Midrar Ali, three months, is on life-support at St Mary's Hospital in Manchester with his parents Karwan, 35, and Shokhan, 31, desperate to give him the chance to live. ...

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Woman, 41, gives birth to 'miracle twins' after beating cervical cancer

Rebecca Allen, 41, of Norfolk, gave birth to Luna and Seren in June 2019. Doctors warned the odds were stacked against her if she ever hoped to have children of her own. ...

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Chinese theme park forces a screaming pig to BUNGEE JUMP in shocking promotional stunt

The park in China has apologised to the public amid controversy. A spokesperson told local media that the pig had been sent to a slaughterhouse, insisting that it was well. ...

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Sardines take on League in birthplace of Italian socialism

Divided loyalties in Emilia-Romagna as artworks by grandfather of far-right candidate donated to SardinesAmong the gifts the Sardines – the Italian movement facing off against the far-right politics of Matteo Salvini – received in recent weeks were six works of art by the late Aldo Borgonzoni, a painter and anti-fascist resistance fighter.Borgonzoni’s granddaughter is Lucia Borgonzoni, the far-right candidate seeking to bring to an end to 70 years of leftwing rule in Emilia-Romagna on ...

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David Olney: acclaimed US songwriter dies on stage after apologising mid-song

Nashville folk singer died of an apparent heart attack aged 71 during a performance at a Florida music festivalRespected American singer-songwriter David Olney said sorry to fans before he died during a performance in Florida. The 71-year-old was mid-song when he “stopped, apologised and shut his eyes”, said musician Amy Rigby, who was performing alongside him at the 30A Songwriters festival in Santa Rosa Beach.Rigby said: “He was very still, sitting upright with his guitar on, wearing ...

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