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# cave - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Elon Musk wanted to call diver a 'creepy old man', not a paedophile, courts hears

Vernon Unsworth is suing the co-founder of Tesla for defamation after the billionaire said in a since-deleted tweeted that he was a “pedo”.

# cave - Saturday 4 August, 2018

Thai cave rescue boys leave Buddhist monastery as novice monks

Their coach Ekkapol Chantawong remained in the temple, where he has become a full monk as he is an adult.

# cave - Friday 13 July, 2018

Clare diver who flew out to Thai rescue mission says boys 'are true heroes' as he lands home

Jim Warny said he didn’t expect such a good outcome.

# cave - Thursday 12 July, 2018

Thai cave rescue 'nearly ended in disaster' after water pumps failed

The water was up to head level at one point in the cave.

# cave - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

First photos emerge of Thai cave rescue boys in hospital

The images were released at a press conference today.

# cave - Monday 9 July, 2018

Eight down, five to go as rescue efforts to resume tomorrow in Thai cave

Yesterday, four members of the Wild Boars team were successfully brought out from the cave.

# cave - Friday 6 July, 2018

No rescue attempt tonight as Thai boys 'aren't ready' to dive out of cave complex

Heavy rain is on the way for northern Thailand, putting rescuers under pressure to get the boys out in the next few days.

# cave - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Medics reach Thai football team trapped in cave

Heavy rain is forecast for northern Thailand, which could mean the boys will need to be evacuated within the next week.

Explainer: Why it'll be very difficult to rescue the Thai children trapped in the cave

There are a number of options available to rescuers, but all will take time.

Thai cave boys to get four months' food and are being taught to dive

Rescuers prepared for the possibility that they may be there for some time.

# cave - Monday 2 July, 2018

Divers with extra supplies make progress in search for 12 missing boys in Thai cave

The boys and their 25-year-old coach entered Tham Luang Nang Non cave in Chiang Rai province on 23 June.

# cave - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

Rescuers battle heavy rain as search continues for 12 children trapped in cave in Thailand

The youngsters, aged 11 to 16, and their coach have been stuck since Saturday.

# cave - Monday 25 June, 2018

12 children and their football coach trapped for two days in flooded Thai cave

Rescuers were sent to find them today.

# cave - Saturday 4 June, 2016

Rare "baby dragon" born in Slovenia

The ancient olm only give birth once in a decade and can live for up to 100 years.

# cave - Thursday 10 September, 2015

New species of human discovered in South African cave

“Today will be written into the history books as one of those moments in which the world learnt something new and remarkable.”

# cave - Monday 24 August, 2015

Cave rescue father and son hadn't told anyone where they were going

Patrick Troy and his son Finn were stuck in Clare’s Pollnagollum caves for 28 hours, after getting lost on the way back up.

# cave - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

This drone footage from the world's largest cave is just stunning Vietnam This post contains videos

# cave - Sunday 5 August, 2012

Teen kayakers rescued from cave

Meanwhile, a man who fell 50ft from McGillycuddy Reeks was also rescued and brought to hospital.

# cave - Monday 25 June, 2012

What is the mystery Burren 'footprint'?

An intrigued Google Earth user thought they saw something strange on an image of County Clare’s historic Burren area. But what did the ‘footprint’ turn out to be?

# cave - Tuesday 6 September, 2011

Body of missing cave diver located

The body of a man who went missing yesterday during a cave diving trip has been located in Pollonora cave in Co Galway.

Search for diver missing in Galway cave

The diver had been exploring caves inland yesterday.