Posts tagged ‘escaped’

October 14, 2016

Sturgeon and Gorilla Seek Independence

by duncanr

the BBC have apologised for showing the wrong video this morning when referring to Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon

they say it was an accident – I prefer to think someone at the BBC has a sense of humour . . .

September 5, 2014

Tyrannotortoise Terror Alert

by duncanr

who are you fucken staring at ?

who are you fucken staring at ?

residents of Catford, south east London, are warned to be on the lookout for Rex, a ferocious 6 yr old tortoise who has been on the run for the past 10 days after escaping from his enclosure

if spotted (he has an orange dot painted on his shell), members of the public are advised not to . . .

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November 23, 2013

The Great Escape that Wasn’t

by duncanr
I'm outta here

I’m outta here

When Typhoon Yolanda tore through the Philippines, many buildings were destroyed or damaged. Amongst these was the Leyte Provincial Jail. The roof was torn off. That, and the flash floods that filled the cells with head-high water meant around 600 prisoners being held, awaiting trial, simply swam out of their flooded cells to freedom

Now, several days after the mass escape, . . .

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March 28, 2012

Nellie the Elephant . . .

by duncanr

A circus elephant made a run for it in Cork, Ireland

Apparently, one motorist contacted the police to complain the elephant had damaged his car while rampaging through a local carpark

Hhmmm, try telling that to the insurance company !

Full story here –