Microplastics – which accumulate chemicals that disrupt human hormones – are getting into seafood like North Sea mussels and Atlantic oysters
The body's first line of defence against harmful chemicals is being hampered by toxins such as DDT, PCBs and flame retardants found in fish, study finds
The findings caused a brand of 'organic' items to withdraw more than 3,000 products in France and Canada
Exclusive: Academics warn of 'toxic time-bomb' facing Britain with sites under threat from flooding or coastal erosion
Fourth quarter profits declined to $2.1 billion from $7.3 billion a year earlier
Experts say the ground-breaking discovery could pave way for routine use of stem cells in medicine
Cuadrilla, the fracking company responsible for a series of earth tremors around Blackpool in 2011, has withdrawn applications for permits to frack in Lancashire after problems surfaced relating to the disposal of radioactive waste.
Study suggests the human sense of smell can detect when a person's immune system is fighting an illness
Government trying to crack down on illegal websites selling medication
The European medicines watchdog is to carry out a review of the "morning after pill" emergency contraceptives in light of growing evidence that some products may be less effective for overweight and obese women.
Suspicious package turned out to be more meaty than incendiary
A fire tore through the 52 unit complex in the early hours of the morning
Shell dropped a bombshell on investors after warning that fourth quarter profit will be "significantly" lower than last year, blaming low production, high exploration costs and continuing problems with refining.
Business Secretary admits strategy to rebalance the economy away from its independence on financial services might take a decade
Inventions may change the world, but not all count as progress, and several inventors have later come to regret their bright idea.
Agents are seeing a rise in a blue coloured version of the drug, similar to that produced by fictional chemist Walter White in Breaking Bad