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July 20, 2018 11:34 AM 'I'll take that as a no': Short-lived Oasis reunion hopes appear to be over

It seems as though Noel Gallagher was not receptive to the offer of an olive branch from his brother Liam. "The drinks are on me," he added, in a post that picked up 74,000 retweets and 209,000 likes. But based on his Twitter activity on Friday morning, the response from Noel was not a positive one. He later told a critic who suggested his brother was "not as stuck 8

July 17, 2018 1:35 PM Eddie Izzard spotted filming for upcoming movie Six Minutes to Midnight

Eddie Izzard has been spotted on the Llandudno Promenade shooting scenes for his upcoming movie. Izzard is in Llandudno this week shooting scenes for Six Minutes to Midnight which he is set to star in alongside Dame Judi Dench and Jim Broadbent, who may also be in town for the movie this week. Izzard’s production team have set up in West Shore, Llandudno 7

July 12, 2018 12:00 AM Killing rats could save coral reefs

The much maligned rat is not a creature many would associate with coral reefs. But scientists studying reefs on tropical islands say the animals directly threaten the survival of these ecosystems. A team working on the Chagos Islands in the Indian Ocean found that invasive rats on the islands are a "big problem" for coral reefs. Rats decimate seabird 9

July 6, 2018 11:37 AM Drunk gulls found 'stinking of alcohol'

Drunken gulls "stinking of alcohol" are being rescued by the RSPCA along the south coast of England. "Disoriented and confused" birds have been found in Devon and Dorset after apparently devouring brewery waste. Officials from an RSPCA centre in West Hatch, Taunton, Somerset, said the birds struggled to stand, but seemed to recover after vomiting 14

June 29, 2018 9:17 PM Bird rescue group releases 7 rehabilitated pelicans

SAUSALITO, Calif. (AP) - Seven young brown pelicans have been released into the wild in Northern California after spending weeks at an aviary recovering from malnutrition. Russ Curtis of International Bird Rescue says the birds noted for their large, pointy beaks were returned to a beach Friday in Sausalito, California. They are among more than 80 sick and starving 5

June 27, 2018 6:42 PM Free as a bird! Fugitive flamingo named No. 492 is spotted in South Texas 13 YEARS after breaking out of a Kansas zoo with its 'mating partner'

A fugitive flamingo who broke out of a Kansas zoo in 2005 and has been on the run ever since was spotted on Friday among a flock of seagulls in South Texas. The notorious four to five-foot escapee, known simply as Flamingo No. 492, was snapped by Texas Parks & Wildlife rangers near Lavaca Bay, on the Gulf Coast. The Tanzania-born bird, which was seen with its back turned 8

June 27, 2018 1:01 PM Eagle escapes handlers during family show in front of stunned spectators leading Warwick Castle to issue an urgent appeal for bird's safe return

An eagle with a seven-foot wingspan has broken free from Warwick Castle after escaping in front of spectators during a show. Stellar sea eagle Nikita soared into the sky in front of crowds of families during yesterday's evening performance. The castle has issued an urgent appeal and believes the bird is resting in an 'open space'. A statement on the castle 13

June 22, 2018 11:59 AM GALLERY: The Script perform in North Yorkshire

HUNDREDS of people enjoyed music and sunshine on the longest day of 2018 when The Script performed in North Yorkshire. More than 82,000 people have bought tickets for this summer’s series of gigs at Europe’s largest open-air arena, which also includes headline shows by such stars as Britney Spears, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, and Gary Barlow 7

June 22, 2018 12:39 AM Mystery as dozens of birds and two cats are found dead from poisoning

Upwards of 40 animals have mysteriously died on the Queensland coast, with dozens of deceased birds and two cats discovered by the RSPCA showing signs of frothing at the mouth. The RSPCA was alerted after the large number of birds were spotted dead in Woorim on Bribie Island, just north of Brisbane. Sharni Statham of the RSPCA told the Courier Mail that they suspect 9

June 20, 2018 11:02 PM Frogs and toads are disappearing from our gardens as households pave over grass and ponds fall out of favour

Sightings of frogs and toads have fallen due to a declining number of garden ponds. The amphibians are the most commonly reported wild visitors to gardens apart from birds. But a national survey has found toads are now seen monthly in 20 per cent of gardens, compared with 28 per cent in 2014. For frogs, the same figure was down from 46 per cent in 2014 to 39 per cent, according 9