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Sealed Envelopes Hidden for 70 Years Reveal Nuclear Secrets
Offbeat  (tags: nuclear reactors, scientists, discovery, UK, secrets, technology )

- 4005 days ago -
Instructions on how to build a nuclear reactor have been revealed from five sealed envelopes that have lain hidden for almost 70 years.
Plea for Public Help in Tracking Down Rare UK Butterfly
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, butterfly, UK )

- 2850 days ago -
Conservationists in the Midlands are calling on the public to help expand the area's only colony of the brown hairstreak butterfly. The nationally rare butterfly favours ash trees, and the Worcesterhire Wildlife Trust would like to hear not only of
Dog Leash Goths 'Hounded Off Bus' - UK/England
Offbeat  (tags: england, uk, goth, gothic, dog, pet, bizarre )

- 3769 days ago -
A goth who leads his girlfriend around with a dog lead and collar was stopped from getting on a bus amid fears for passenger safety, a bus firm confirmed. Dani Graves, 25, and his fiancee Tasha Maltby, 19, of Dewsbury, West Yorks, claim they have been dis
ID Scheme for UK's Dolphins
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, ID scheme, UK, dolphins, wildlife )

- 2933 days ago -
A leading marine research charity is asking for the public's help in tracking Britain's dolphin population.
Purple Herons Breed for the First Time in the UK
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, purple herons. breeding, UK )

- 2886 days ago -
The first purple herons ever to breed successfully in the UK have hatched their chicks on the RSPB's Dungeness Nature Reserve in Kent. It is not yet known how many chicks have hatched and confirmation will only be possible when the young fledge in a few
Hen Harrier Hotline Set Up in Bid to Save UK's Rarest Bird of Prey
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, birds, survey, UK )

- 2914 days ago -
The public are being asked to help with a nationwide survey of England's most threatened bird of prey that is being carried out this summer
Bare Necessities: The Naked Truth About Streaking
Offbeat  (tags: UK, law, streakers )

- 3936 days ago -
Ever since the kindly Lady Godiva rode naked through the streets to help the people of Coventry, the British have had a soft spot for streakers. Instead of being outraged when a sports event is interrupted by a flash of naked flesh...
Cesar Millan Signs on for Save Lennox Movement, Offers to Take & Rehome Dog
Offbeat  (tags: animal welfare, Cesar Millan, "Dog Whisperer" save Lennox, celebrities, Belfast, save Lennox campaign, Lennox dog, Belfast City Council, Cesar Millan Foundation, UK, twitter )

- 2150 days ago -
On Friday, Millan posted a message to his Twitter account stating that his non-profit the Cesar Millan Foundation was willing to take Lennox in, rehabilitate him and rehome him outside of the UK, far away from the Belfast City Council members.
Toughest Dry Spell for UK Wildlife in More Than 80 Years
Offbeat  (tags: environment, animals, protection, wildlife, dry spell, UK )

- 2873 days ago -
Wildlife is suffering in one of the toughest dry spells in North West England for more than 80 years, say conservationists
Harsh Winter Takes Its Toll on UK's Smallest Bird
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, winter, birds, UK )

- 2894 days ago -
New results from the British Trust for Ornithology's (BTO's) Garden BirdWatch suggest that the harsh winter could be having lasting effects on Britain's smallest bird.
More Than 30 Birds Face Extinction in UK's Overseas Territories
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, birds, extinction, UK )

- 2872 days ago -
When put together, the UK's overseas territories are fifth in the world league table of bird extinctions, with at least ten species from the territories going to oblivion since 1500AD, partially or wholly because of the impact of non-native mammals,
Invading Ladybirds Breed Up Ecological Storm for UK Species
Offbeat  (tags: insects, ladybirds, bugs, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, UK )

- 3246 days ago -
A voracious predator, the Asian harlequin ladybird has spread across the UK since its arrival from continental Europe in 2004.
Exorcist Hired to Expel Ghoul From Council House - UK/England
Offbeat  (tags: uk, england, ghost, psychic, council, family, exorcist )

- 3748 days ago -
AN EXORCIST was hired by a council to expel a ghoul from a family home. And the move was worth every penny of taxpayers' cash, according to the terrified tenants. District of Easington Council paid £60 towards the psychic's fee after the frightened Fallon

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