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  Life   More Features  17 Sep 2018

Life, More features, 17 Sep 2018

Pet snake stuck in a mousetrap on a London street rescued by RSPCA

The owner could not be tracked down and the charity said they aren’t sure if the snake escaped or if it was abandoned.

17 Sep 2018 6:57 PM

UK duchess Meghan backs cookbook to help project set up after deadly London fire

The Hubb Community Project was created by women seeking somewhere to cook fresh food for their families and friends following the blaze.

17 Sep 2018 6:55 PM

Jack the Ripper's victims were not prostitutes

Historian claims sexist Victorian policemen unfairly labelled the working class women who were murdered.

17 Sep 2018 4:51 PM

Man fakes Down syndrome to hire carers for changing his nappy and bathing him

Three female carers had responded to adverts allegedly posted on a website designed to help families find help.

17 Sep 2018 4:29 PM

Edinburgh Zoo staff banned from wearing fluorescent jackets around their 2 pandas, it puts them off sex

The pair, who were the first to set foot in the UK for 17 years, come at a cost of £640,000 per year - and have yet to produce any cubs.

17 Sep 2018 2:31 PM


Conspiracy theorists claim ghostly Russian radio station can fire nuclear weapons

Monotonous buzzing sound emanating from radio station for last 50 years has been heard around world on short wave frequency 24 hours a day.

17 Sep 2018 12:38 PM

Central Govt directs Rajasthan to ensure TB does not spread from captive elephants

Following alert from PETA India, health ministry warns that tuberculosis can be spread to humans, including tourists taking elephant rides.

17 Sep 2018 11:56 AM

Computer scientists highest earning, earn 5 times more than those with arts degrees

The UK based study found that top earners graduating in the field earned more than five times those with art degrees.

17 Sep 2018 10:28 AM

The man who thinks in technicolour

He is presently the country head for Technicolor, which develops visual effects and animations for big budget Hollywood movies and president, ABAI.

17 Sep 2018 6:50 AM

Greener Ganeshas to help aquatic life

Ganesha idols are generally and mostly made up of Plaster of Paris (POP), plastic and cement.

17 Sep 2018 6:36 AM


Sexism, then downright racism

“Sexism”, Serena cried and she had good reason to, for no one had been disciplined for coaching in a Grand Slam final ever.

17 Sep 2018 12:22 AM