Officials have begun the delicate task of recovering a stolen shipment of highly radioactive cobalt-60 abandoned in a field in central Mexico.
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Sunday 01 September 2013
DfID accused of assisting land grab in Sierra Leone by providing aid for European energy business
Friday 07 June 2013
Minister says tackling poverty will eventually benefit the UK through increased trade
'Limp-wristed and lettuce-like': MP attacks inquiry into BP and Shell petrol price-fixing allegations
Wednesday 15 May 2013
Oil giants targeted by European Commission in probe into suspected market manipulation
Monday 07 January 2013
Finance chiefs see clouds lifting
Sunday 18 November 2012
Prince Charles is to provide an unlikely challenge to the “Big Six” energy companies as he prepares to open a renewable energy plant on his Duchy of Cornwall estate that could, if successful, be the blueprint for further power generation on the land.
Sunday 28 October 2012
Graduate’s unorthodox plan to deflect asteroid wins prize
Thursday 18 October 2012
Police are urging motorists to be vigilant after three cars were hit by airgun pellets while travelling at speed on a busy motorway.
Thursday 11 October 2012
The UK's disastrous wheat harvest, the worst for at least 20 years, comes at a bad time for the global food chain. For more than a decade we have been net exporters of wheat – last year we exported 250,000 tons to the US for animal feed – but this year we will be scrambling for imported supplies.
Sunday 07 October 2012
Lead poisoning is still a major cause of death among swans, ducks and other waterfowl despite legislation aimed at restricting the use of toxic lead pellets by shotgun owners, a study has found.
Friday 05 October 2012
Beekeepers in northeastern France are all abuzz after their bees started producing blue honey.
Friday 29 June 2012
The Malaysian palm oil firm, Felda Global, surged 20 per cent in its trading debut in Kuala Lumpur yesterday, as investors cheered on the world's second-largest initial public offering (IPO) after Facebook's botched float and the company pledged stronger profits in the coming months.
Saturday 11 February 2012
He avoids Shakespeare at all costs, almost killed Judi Dench in his latest film, and only steps out in the sharpest jacket and tie... Tim Walker meets the irrepressible Bill Nighy.
Monday 06 February 2012
New car sales edged up a fraction last month, official figures showed today.
Tuesday 31 January 2012
When the former rebel leader, Irwandi Yusuf, became governor of Indonesia's Aceh province, he proclaimed a "green vision" for the war-torn region. Lush forests would not be sacrificed for short-term profit, he promised. True to his word, he chased illegal loggers in his jeep.
Sunday 11 December 2011
Two thirds of all cars in Brazil are fuelled with ethanol, said the chief executive of Petrobras, José Sergio Gabrielli, speaking last week at the World's 20th Petroleum Conference, in Doha, Qatar.
The moment a Queen's Guard soldier lost it and drew his gun at annoying tourist
Greece crisis: The wider lesson is that it’s time to abandon this failed experiment in currencies
'I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State' – David Cameron unleashes frustration at broadcaster
Pentagon accuses Russia of 'playing with fire' over nuclear threats towards Nato
They are neither a 'state' nor 'Islamic': Why we shouldn't call them Isis, Isil or IS
Tunisia beach attack: How can British Muslims respond to the latest outrages?
- 1 Reader dilemma: 'Our son is 34 with an IQ of 85, and spends all his time in his room. What will happen to him when we're no longer here?'
- 2 Tunisia hotel attack: Locals form 'human shield' to protect hotel from gunman Seifeddine Rezgui
- 3 Russian officials ban yoga because it's too much like a religious cult
- 4 German ethics council calls for incest between siblings to be legalised by Government
- 5 Ginger Pride festival to take place next summer, organisers say 'time of bullying gingers is over'