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TV adventurer Ben Fogle fights off mugger

Television presenter Ben Fogle has revealed he escaped with only bruises after fighting off a mugger.

The adventurer wrote on Twitter after someone tried to steal his briefcase:

Many of Fogle's followers reacted to the tweet with concerned messages, which he used to highlight the international effort to find more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped in Nigeria:

Ben Fogle: Harry 'totally transformed' royal image

Prince Harry has "upped the ante" of royal achievements by trekking for four weeks across Antarctica as part of an expedition to reach the South Pole, his friend Ben Fogle has said.

The TV presenter and adventurer told NBC News that Harry will have "endeared himself to the whole country" by completing the charity trek and "totally transformed" the public view of the royal family.


Ben Fogle: I will never forgive LSD spiker

TV presenter Ben Fogle has said he will never forgive the unknown person who spiked his drink with LSD and propelled him into a psychotic episode.

Ben Fogle said his drink was spiked with an LSD-type drug. Credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Ben Fogle was taken to hospital in February where he threatened to "jump through a window" after someone supposedly spiked his drink with LSD.

He turned to Twitter to vent his frustration, asking whoever had spiked his drink: "Did you think of the damage you would cause?"

The adventurer was holding his daughter at the time after visiting a country pub. Credit: Matt Faber/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Mr Fogle started to feel the effects of an LSD-type drug when he was holding his one-year-old daughter after a visit to a country pub.

"I will never, ever forgive them," he told the Daily Mirror. “If it was a prank which someone thought was funny, I can assure them it wasn’t."

Mr Fogle turned to Twitter to ask the mystery spiker if he knew of the damage he could have caused. Credit: Chris Ison/PA Archive/Press Association Images

"There is no doubt in my mind that I would have injured myself very, very badly – if not killed myself – had I not been stopped by my wife and my friends who restrained me."