Tom Bawden

Tom Bawden is Energy and Resources Correspondent for The Independent and Evening Standard.

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How the killer croc would have looked

The Carolina Butcher: Paleontologists find ancient crocodiles which walked on hind legs

9ft animal roamed South Carolina 220m years ago

The Pacific zone will cover 322,000 square miles

Budget 2015 – environment: UK to create the world’s largest marine reserve

The area in the Pitcairn Islands is twice as large as the British Isles

Tax on a typical North Sea oil field is now 50 per cent – as it was in 2010

Budget 2015: Struggling oil industry is thrown a £1.3bn lifeline in tax cuts

The industry welcomed the announcement in a crucial Budget for its survival

The £74m Riverside Museum in Glasgow saw visitor numbers increase by 42 per cent

Commonwealth Games: Glasgow gets a bumper year for tourism

City learns from London’s errors as Scotland tops the table for visitor growth

The Blue Tit is a strong contender for the title of Britain's National Bird

Britain's national bird: Red kite, puffin or robin? Voting opens to decide

Members of the public get the chance to choose our favourite feathered friend

Fields of dreams: the Grangemouth refining and petrochemical complex in Scotland, which Ineos hopes to power one day through shale energy extracted from under the neighbouring land

The leader of the frack takes a leap in the dark

Ineos made a statement of intent this week by striking the biggest deal yet seen in Britain to drill for shale gas. But there are doubts whether it will ever be viable or if environmentalists will ever be placated

The Environment Secretary Liz Truss has said the hunting ban should have been introduced in the first place.

Labour angered by Tory campaign to repeal hunting ban

Conservative Environment Secretary Liz Truss offers wholehearted support

Otis Ferry, of Vote-OK, a lobbying group to overturn the hunting
ban

Fox-hunting lobbyists fronted by Otis Ferry target backing of Tory candidates in stealth campaign

Exclusive: Vote-OK are offering to supply canvassers for those who promise to support a repeal of the ban

The Lovell Telescope listens to the night sky for radio signals from space at Jodrell Bank Observatory

Star wars: UK threatens to pull out of telescope project if Italy is named its HQ

BIS: "All things being equal… it makes no sense to transfer leadership"

A deforested area in the Amazon, Brazil

Explosion in Brazilian Amazon rainforest logging

"In just the past six months there has been an explosion"

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Fifa corruption: The 161-page dossier that exposes the organisation's dark heart

The 161-page dossier that exposes Fifa's dark heart

How did a group of corrupt officials turn football’s governing body into what was, in essence, a criminal enterprise? Chris Green and David Connett reveal all
Mediterranean migrant crisis: 'If Europe thinks bombing boats will stop smuggling, it will not. We will defend ourselves,' says Tripoli PM

Exclusive interview with Tripoli PM Khalifa al-Ghweil

'If Europe thinks bombing boats will stop smuggling, it will not. We will defend ourselves'
Raymond Chandler's Los Angeles: How the author foretold the Californian water crisis

Raymond Chandler's Los Angeles

How the author foretold the Californian water crisis
Chinese artist who posted funny image of President Xi Jinping facing five years in prison as authorities crackdown on dissent in the arts

Art attack

Chinese artist who posted funny image of President Xi Jinping facing five years in prison
Marc Jacobs is putting Cher in the limelight as the face of his latest campaign

Cher is the new face of Marc Jacobs

Alexander Fury explains why designers are turning to august stars to front their lines
Parents of six-year-old who beat leukaemia plan to climb Ben Nevis for cancer charity

'I'm climbing Ben Nevis for my daughter'

Karen Attwood's young daughter Yasmin beat cancer. Now her family is about to take on a new challenge - scaling Ben Nevis to help other children
10 best wedding gift ideas

It's that time of year again... 10 best wedding gift ideas

Forget that fancy toaster, we've gone off-list to find memorable gifts that will last a lifetime
Paul Scholes column: With the Premier League over for another year, here are my end of season awards

Paul Scholes column

With the Premier League over for another year, here are my end of season awards
Heysel disaster 30th anniversary: Liverpool have seen too much tragedy to forget fateful day in Belgium

Liverpool have seen too much tragedy to forget Heysel

Thirty years ago, 39 fans waiting to watch a European Cup final died as a result of a fatal cocktail of circumstances. Ian Herbert looks at how a club dealt with this tragedy
Amir Khan vs Chris Algieri: Khan’s audition for Floyd Mayweather may turn into a no-win situation, says Frank Warren

Khan’s audition for Mayweather may turn into a no-win situation

The Bolton fighter could be damned if he dazzles and damned if he doesn’t against Algieri, the man last seen being decked six times by Pacquiao, says Frank Warren
Blundering Tony Blair quits as Middle East peace envoy – only Israel will miss him

Blundering Blair quits as Middle East peace envoy – only Israel will miss him

For Arabs – and for Britons who lost their loved ones in his shambolic war in Iraq – his appointment was an insult, says Robert Fisk
Fifa corruption arrests: All hail the Feds for riding to football's rescue

Fifa corruption arrests

All hail the Feds for riding to football's rescue, says Ian Herbert
Isis in Syria: The Kurdish enclave still resisting the tyranny of President Assad and militant fighters

The Kurdish enclave still resisting the tyranny of Assad and Isis

In Syrian Kurdish cantons along the Turkish border, the progressive aims of the 2011 uprising are being enacted despite the war. Patrick Cockburn returns to Amuda
How I survived Cambodia's Killing Fields: Acclaimed surgeon SreyRam Kuy celebrates her mother's determination to escape the US

How I survived Cambodia's Killing Fields

Acclaimed surgeon SreyRam Kuy celebrates her mother's determination to escape to the US
Stephen Mangan interview: From posh buffoon to pregnant dad, the actor has quite a range

How Stephen Mangan got his range

Posh buffoon, hapless writer, pregnant dad - Mangan is certainly a versatile actor