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One in five UK mammals at risk of extinction

One in five UK mammals at risk of extinction

Science
The red squirrel, the wildcat, and the grey long-eared bat are all facing severe threats to their survival, according to new research.They are among 12 species that have been put on the first "red list" for wild mammals in the UK.The Mammal Society and Natural England study said almost one in five British mammals was at risk of extinction.Factors such as climate change, loss of habitat, use of pesticides and disease are to blame, the report said.It said the hedgehog and water vole have seen their populations decline by almost 70% over the past 20 years.However, it is good news for the otter, pine marten, polecat and badger, which have all seen their populations and geographical range spread. The report is described as the first ...
Surabaya attacks: Family of five bomb Indonesia police headquarters

Surabaya attacks: Family of five bomb Indonesia police headquarters

World
A suicide bombing at a police headquarters in the Indonesian city of Surabaya on Monday was carried out by a family of five riding on two motorbikes, police say.It came after another family carried out bomb attacks on three churches on Sunday. Police blamed an Islamic State-inspired group.An eight-year-old daughter survived the latest attack, police say.Indonesia is the world's most populous Muslim-majority country. The archipelago, home to 260 million people, has seen a resurgence of Islamist militancy in recent months but the scale of the attacks in Surabaya has raised fresh concerns about the potency of jihadist networks.Video footage of the latest attack on the police headquarters shows two motorbikes approaching a checkpoint...
Gymnastics golds & Wales in bowls upset – day five round-up

Gymnastics golds & Wales in bowls upset – day five round-up

Sports
Media playback is not supported on this device Venue: Gold Coast, Australia Dates: 4-15 AprilCoverage: Watch live on BBC TV and Red Button with extra streams on Connected TVs, BBC Sport website and app; listen on Radio 5 live; follow text updates online. Times and channelsWales pulled off a bowls upset by beating Scotland in the men's pairs final while English gymnasts Alice Kinsella and Nile Wilson both won gold on day five of the Commonwealth Games.The home nations won nine gymnastics medals, with team-mate Kelly Simm adding bronze to Kinsella's gold in the women's beam event.Wilson won his third gold of the Games on the men's horizontal bar as team-mate James Hall took the bronze.Wilson also won silver on the parallel bars, with Scotl...
Bollywood star gets five years for illegal hunt

Bollywood star gets five years for illegal hunt

Entertainment
Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has been jailed for five years for killing an endangered species of antelope in a wildlife preserve two decades ago.The 52-year-old actor, who was at the hearing in Jodhpur, in Rajasthan state, was also handed a 10,000 rupee (£109) fine as he was led into custody.Chief Judicial Magistrate Dev Kumar Khatri reportedly described the star as an "habitual offender" as he was sentenced.Khan was driven away amid chaotic scenes outside court and is expected to start serving his sentence at a local prison."A warrant has been issued in his name and he will be sent to Central Jail," said Prosecutor Mahipal Bishnoi.Image:Indian blackbucks, also known as Indian antelopes. File picIndian media reports suggest it could take days for Khan's legal team to apply for bail and
The 4 Healthiest Things to Order at Five Guys, According to a Nutritionist

The 4 Healthiest Things to Order at Five Guys, According to a Nutritionist

Health
Five Guys isn’t exactly known for a nutritious menu, but there are some options that will satisfy a more health-minded diner. Five Guys is known for using fresh, never frozen, high-quality ingredients for its burgers, hot dogs, fries, and shakes. Even Barack Obama is a fan, known to order the Five Guys cheeseburger with lettuce, tomato, jalapeño peppers, and mustard.The burger joint is reported to be the most rapidly growing fast food chain in the U.S., with nearly 1,500 locations and another 1,500 in development. And in 2017, in a poll of more than 100,000 Americans, Five Guys was ranked as the best burger chain in the U.S., with the West Coast chain In-N-Out Burger falling to second place.RELATED: The Best Healthy Burger RecipesWhile Five Guys has a cult-l