Wallenda stated the view from the wire was ‘breathtaking’ 4:34am UK, Saturday June 16, 2012 Dominic Waghorn, US correspondent Nik Wallenda from the famous Flying Wallenda family walked directly over the precipice on a two inch (5cm) wire.
Nik Wallenda, a seasoned tightrope walker, is turning his attention to Niagara Falls 1:22am UK, Saturday June 16, 2012 Dominic Waghorn, US correspondent Nik Wallenda from the famous Flying Wallenda family will attempt to walk directly over the precipice at Niagara Falls.
‘A moment of truth for the eurozone’ is fast approaching, states Mr Osborne 4:38am UK, Sunday June 10, 2012 He states the 17-nation single currency bloc is facing a “moment of truth” which could determine the future of the entire continent for years to come. In some of his strongest comments to date, the Chancellor voiced his exasperation at the repeated failure of the eurozone nations to find a permanent solution to end the financial turmoil.
Ukrainian cadets take part in the opening ceremony of the Euro 2012 fan zone ahead of the month-long tournament 5:27am UK, Friday June 08, 2012 The government stated it “fully supported” England’s participation in the Euros, but that no UK ministers would attend the initial stages of the tournament.
The grass is given a final trim before guests attend a fundraising dinner 8:03pm UK, Wednesday June 06, 2012 The 14th century nave is being prepared for the York Minster Rose Dinner on Friday evening. More than 900 guests will attend the dinner, being held to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and to raise money for the York Minster Fund.
Hospital staff stated two people had been admitted with injuries in the past two weeks The dolphin in a canal in Slidell, Louisiana, is thought to have bitten several people over recent months. It has been living in the canal since 2005, when the town suffered extensive damage from Hurricane Katrina.
On a wing and a prayer: the runaway bird was spotted in Tokyo Bay on May 7, but managed to give coastguards the slip 10:16pm UK, Thursday May 24, 2012 The one-year-old Humboldt penguin went missing from Tokyo Sea Life Park in early March and even outwitted the coastguard in its bid for freedom.
The great white’s favourite food is seal – it sometimes confused humans for seal 3:36pm UK, Friday December 23, 2011 South African Werner Coetzee, 35, was fishing with friends when his boat was struck from underneath. The incident happened shortly after dawn, 2km (1.2 miles) off Noordhoek in Port Elizabeth.
The change in colour scheme has led to a boost in tourism 2:13pm UK, Monday December 19, 2011 Residents of Juzcar, in Andalucia were promised by Sony Pictures that their dazzling white homes would be repainted once shooting had finished. But in a referendum, the 221-strong population decided to keep the town in bright blue after enjoying a large boost in tourism.
The design has provoked an outcry by some families of 9/11 victims 12:39pm UK, Tuesday December 13, 2011 The twin towers in the South Korean capital Seoul are set to be connected halfway up by a cloud-shaped section which houses facilities like lounges, restaurants and a swimming pool. But relatives of the victims of the 2001 terror attack state it resembles the clouds of debris that billowed from the twin towers after they were hit by hijacked planes.