The enigmatic pangolin, or scaly anteater, is literally being eaten out of existence according to the latest update of The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, which shows that all eight species are now threatened with extinction.
A British biomechanist believes he can help ease the strain on the shins of walkers and soldiers trekking for many miles while wearing heavy loads on their backs with a new type of footwear. Can a spring change the way we walk? Jim Drury looks at the product's first steps.
At just under three-and-a-half foot tall, Arif Ibrahim Tambe had resigned himself to life alone. But the 32-year-old, who grew up against a backdrop of extreme size prejudice, has finally found love – with a woman almost 2ft taller than him. His new wife Ameena Ahmed, 21, even agreed to marry him - despite the threat of being disowned by her family. And the couple who live in Pune, India, have now taken their relationship to new heights by having their first child together.
Videographer / Director: Manav Manglani, Producer: John Balson / Ruchika Hurria, Editor: Joshua Douglas.
Footage of cooling towers being demolished at Didcot power station
THREE huge cooling towers at a disused power station have been blown up using 180kg of explosives. Despite warnings to expect a dust cloud, hundreds of people gathered to watch the demolition at the Didcot A Power Station in Oxfordshire. The coal-fueled power station, which has been a fixture of the skyline since 1970, ceased generating in March 2013.
Producer: John Balson, Editor: Joshua Douglas.
The third instalment of the unmissable action blockbuster is in cinemas nationwide on August 14. Featuring Stallone, Statham, Schwarzenegger, Snipes, Lundgren, Li and Banderas, with Harrison Ford and Mel Gibson. Expendables face their most fearsome, and personal, battle yet... in cinemas Aug 14