Cuadrilla, the fracking company responsible for a series of earth tremors around Blackpool in 2011, has withdrawn applications for permits to frack in Lancashire after problems surfaced relating to the disposal of radioactive waste.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
New rules will also make it illegal for adults to buy tobacco for under-18s with fines handed out to anyone caught
The sale of electronic cigarettes to under-18s is to be banned after the chief medical officer warned they could be “extremely damaging to young people’s health”.
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
Inquest told 85-year-old did not want to be a burden to anyone
Science, maths, medicine and engineering degrees will all now require at least two A*s and one A
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
The two Western powers could withdraw support from the rebels unless they attend
MPs accused the government of seeking to bribe local councils to grant planning permission for controversial fracking projects today, just as new figures showed Britain’s shale gas regulator has only six staff dedicated to fracking full time.
Ministers ready to increase sums paid to affected communities in effort to pacify local opposition
The embattled Co-operative Group posted a rise in festive sales across its supermarket arm thanks to a robust performance from its smaller convenience stores.
Chinese authorities have arrested seven people for allegedly injecting dirty pond water into lamb meat to increase its weight and raise its price in the latest food scandal to hit the country.
Initial estimates say sales could reach $600m by the end of 2014