Business B&Q hit by the Beast from the East as sales plunge

Sales at DIY retailer B&Q were hit by the Beast from the East in the first three months of the year after it was forced to close stores in the face of extreme weather. More

Science & Environment Puffin numbers are 'halved by the Beast from the East'

England's puffin population has been devastated by the 'Beast from the East' and long, cold wintry conditions in the country. On some Islands in Northumberland figures have halved. More

Entertainment & Arts Review: Dirty Dancing to Henry James in ‘The Beast in the Jungle’

This labored adaptation of a James short story, starring Tony Yazbeck, features a boldface creative team that includes John Kander and Susan Stroman More

World Horrifying moment boy struggles to escape from jaws of pit bull as bystanders attempt to fight off crazed beast

WARNING DISTRESSING CONTENT: The incident occurred outside a pet store in Chongqing, south-western China More

Australia Alligator farmer almost has his hand bitten off as he follows the 900lb beast through the water

As Jay Young and Charles Wieand were filming at the Colorado Gator Farm, Jay was in the water with a 900lb gator called Bruce Almighty. More

UK The Beast of Birmingham? Residents left terrified after 'big cat' caught on camera roaming around bins

Dawn Paige checked her security cameras after noticing that rubbish bins had been moved More

UK Angler battled with 17st shark for over 40 minutes before eventually hauling 9-foot beast into his boat

Steve Watson and his friends managed to capture the porbeagle shark while on North Sea fishing expedition More

Business MARKET REPORT: Pub chains suffer a chill as the Beast from the East hits sales

Mitchells, which owns All Bar One, lost around £12m in sales due to the weather and revealed an 8 per cent fall in profits to £69m. More

Real Life Terrifying true story of Beast of Jersey who outwitted police in 14-year reign of rape before accidental capture revealed his house of horrors

New film Beast, starring Jessie Buckey and Johnny Flynn, is set in Jersey where director Michael Pearce grew up amid tales of Edward Paisnel,  a mask-wearing sex attacker who worshipped... More

Australia Amazing photo of huge saltwater crocodile prompts investigation into how the beast died

A photo posted to social media showing a man standing next to a dead four-metre crocodile in north Queensland has sparked an investigation into whether it was illegally killed or culled. More

UK Fisherman 'bitten by shark' was actually injured when dead beast fell off winch and landed on him teeth-first

EXCLUSIVE Max Berryman is recovering in hospital after he was rushed in for surgery when his flesh was ripped in six places by the beast’s sharp teeth More

Entertainment & Arts Jessie Buckley gives a star-making turn in the forbidden romance Beast: EW review

Set on the isolated, wind-lashed island of Jersey, which immediately puts you in the mind of a modern-day Bronte novel, this slow-building film initially starts off as a forbidden romance but... More

Entertainment & Arts Review: A Troubled Beauty and a Mysterious ‘Beast’

The Island of Jersey is turned into a trap in this thriller from the director Michael Pearce. More

Business Morrisons defies beast from the East with surprise 3.6% first-quarter sales hike

The UK´s fourth biggest grocery chain defied expectations of a slowdown today when it revealed a 10th consecutive quarter of rising group like-for-like sales. More

Business Greggs sales hit by the Beast from the East with 15% share slide

Shares in Greggs plunged 15 per cent yesterday after the bakery chain warned the ‘Beast from the East’ had knocked profits flat. More

Entertainment & Arts Beast Movie Review

If you managed to catch the 28-minute short film “Keeping Up with the Joneses,” you might have guessed what’s in store for Michael Pearce’s first full length feature film, which he both wrote and... More

Business Pimlico Plumbers feast on the 'Beast from the East'

Sales for the first quarter of 2018 at the UK’s largest independent plumbers jumped 22 per cent to £10.8million, putting the firm on target for an annual turnover of £40million. More

Australia Photographer captures the fearsome beasts at work, rest and play 

Fearless photographer Sergey Gorshkov, 52, travelled to far east Russia to photograph brown bears in their natural habitat, risking life and limb and even swimming with them to get the best shots. More

Business Direct Line reveals Beast from the East savaged its claims budget

After unveiling the financial impact of Britain's cold weather spell, the FTSE 100 listed group saw its share price slip nearly 4 per cent in early morning trading. More

Australia Millions of wriggling beasts blanket area beneath radio tower in regional South Australia

A radio tower in regional South Australia has become an unlikely tourist attraction for for unusual reasons, where people are coming from far and wide to see swams of insects that arrive each year. More