Ministers are reportedly reviewing laws that would allow fracking to be carried out underneath houses without the permission of the owners.
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Last Night's TV: Autistic Driving School, BBC3<br />The Landscape Man, Channel 4<br />Welcome to Lagos, BBC2
Friday 30 April 2010
I wrote an article once," chuckled Julia, a driving instructor from Leicester. "It was called 'Watch Out, Autistic Drivers About!'." Did you know that autistic drivers are allowed on the road? I'm not sure I did, but then I'm not sure I'd ever thought about it. If I had, I suppose I would have assumed that they drove just like anyone else – why ever not? Though whether or not that is to underestimate the challenge faced by Julia's pupils is another question entirely.
Tuesday 27 April 2010
Oil giant BP today said profits hit 5.6 billion US dollars (£3.6 billion) in the first three months of 2010 - more than double the level last year.
Wednesday 14 April 2010
Thursday 01 April 2010
Tuesday 30 March 2010
Thursday 25 March 2010
A police officer who was shot dead during a botched "cops and robbers" training exercise was unlawful killed, an inquest jury ruled today.
Monday 22 March 2010
Tuesday 09 March 2010
Training of troops involved in an operation which led to the death of the first female British soldier in Afghanistan was inadequate, a coroner said today.
Sunday 28 February 2010
Saturday 27 February 2010
Saturday 27 February 2010
Sunday 21 February 2010
Saturday 20 February 2010
After a choppy session in London, the FTSE 100 ended the week on its fifth straight gain as investors shrugged off lousy retail sales, the US Federal Reserve decision to tighten its monetary policy and the drag of the miners. The top tier closed up 33 points at 5358.1.
Monday 15 February 2010
Falkland Oil and Gas is expected to announce later this week that it has signed a deal for the use of a rig that will allow it to start drilling for oil and gas in the seas around the islands from which it takes its name.
Wednesday 10 February 2010
Britain's top vet sparks controversy with call for ban on slashing animals' throats in 'ritual' slaughters for halal and kosher meat products
Poor 'live like animals' says Boris's privately educated sister after going on 'poverty safari'
Exclusive: Impact of immigrants on British workers ‘negligible’
Vince Cable: Teachers 'know absolutely nothing' about the world of work
Ukraine crisis: Russia pledges to 'retaliate against sanctions' as Ukrainian president says Crimea vote will not be recognised
The quiet diplomat: Catherine Ashton - recognised and admired in all the world’s troubled countries, yet ridiculed at home
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