Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)
A BATTERED teddy bear belonging to an Italian girl rescued from a tsunami nearly a century ago is going up for auction. The girl, known only as Feodora, lost her family when a giant wave hit Sicily in 1908. Her bear is expected to fetch [pounds sterling]1,000 when it goes under the hammer in Stockton-on-Tees next month.
THE Beagle 2 Mars probe should never have been approved, says a new report.
The investigation found inadequate funding and criticised leaving management to the Open University. Beagle 2 was due to search for life but failed to make contact after its scheduled touchdown on Christmas Day 2003. It cost about [pounds sterling]50 million and was a major embarrassment to the British space community.
BABYWEAR giant Mothercare has recalled eight clothing items amid fears they could choke babies.
Cords and beads may be dangerous for children under two, bosses say.
Outfits recalled include T-shirts with a cord loop and dungarees with bobbles. …