Vladimir Putin told a defence ministry meeting that he wished to see the military bolster its presence in the territory
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Tales from the Trees: Errington Wood, North Yorks - Take to the high ground for a look back over the millennia
Saturday 05 October 2013
Even before you've consulted the car park signs, you just know this hump-backed wood heaves with history. There's something about its location that speaks of ancient concerns: positioning, clear lines of vision, the importance of higher ground. Then, as my wife dons a pack and I lift my son on to my shoulders, we pass information boards that confirm it. Stone Age man quarried here; by the Bronze Age, it had been re-imagined as a resting spot for chieftains. One look around and you understand why.
Monday 30 September 2013
Group was campaigning against attempts by companies to drill for oil in Arctic waters
Tuesday 24 September 2013
The Government was accused of playing fast and loose with Britain’s energy security last night after Centrica finally lost patience with its refusal to offer subsidies to bolster the country’s gas supplies and pulled out of a deal to build two major new storage projects.
Tuesday 18 June 2013
Climate change may be intensifying the natural cycle and may prolong it, says expert, but it is too early to say
Friday 24 May 2013
The unseasonably cold weather in southern areas and the Midlands will make way for a dry and sunny Bank Holiday weekend, forecasters said.
Monday 08 April 2013
The prospect of a resurgence in Britain's long-declining North Sea oil industry received a boost today when the explorer Xcite Energy revealed that its giant Bentley oil field held 134 million barrels more than previously thought – worth about $14bn (£9bn) at current prices.
Tuesday 02 April 2013
Fears of rising domestic energy prices eased slightly when prompt gas prices slid 15 per cent to a two-week low.
Wednesday 27 March 2013
Britain's supplies are at the mercy of the weather and volatile markets unless it increases its meagre storage capacity, says Tom Bawden
Tuesday 19 March 2013
Cairn Energy has signed a deal to acquire an interest in Senegal for the first time, as it continues to broaden its reach beyond Greenland, where expensive drilling has yet to yield results.
Monday 18 March 2013
One of the experts behind the critically acclaimed documentary Frozen Planet, is in hot water in Norway over “disturbing” polar bears for another BBC show while filming them in the wild.
Sunday 17 March 2013
- 1 Tim Sherwood challenges Daniel Levy to set out vision for Tottenham Hotspur’s future
- 2 French pub fined €9,000 after customers returned empties to bar - because it's 'undeclared labour'
- 3 Sun will 'flip upside down' within weeks, says Nasa
- 4 #Teamnigella: It’s the only side to be on
- 5 Christmas comes early: Justin Bieber is 'retiring from music'