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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Saturday 02 June 2012
Hundreds of thousands of families could benefit from tax breaks on "granny flats" under plans being considered by the Government.
Thursday 17 May 2012
Wings of Desire starts with angels roosting on rooftops, white-clad figures silhouetted against a darkening sky. It ends with an astonishing blast of digital imagery, Birmingham’s Town Hall transformed as the performers move across it.
Friday 11 May 2012
The extreme climber known to some as Spiderman has struck again: this time, on France's new tallest building.
Wednesday 02 May 2012
Growth in the construction sector slowed in April but another solid rise in new orders shored up confidence in the year ahead.
Friday 27 April 2012
A pool on the roof? But this is Sweden ...
Tuesday 24 April 2012
Regions badly hit by the financial downturn could miss out on the Government's plan to kickstart the economy through £250bn of infrastructure spending.
Friday 20 April 2012
What on earth is that goldy-looking thing in the middle of Maidstone, that supersized Benson & Hedges fag packet pretending to be a building? Ah, it must be one of those World-Class Places that the government is promoting – as in "iconic" architecture. Not so. The new extension of Maidstone Museum and Bentlif Art Gallery, designed by Hugh Broughton, is a counter-blow to the government's witless, developer-friendly assumption that places, and lives, can be transformed by blinged-up buildings marketed as world class.
Sunday 15 April 2012
Abbott hopes for a hit, about the not-quite-a-Miss Mia
Saturday 07 April 2012
Emergency workers were searching for the occupants of six homes last night after a US Navy jet crashed into a group of apartment buildings.
Wednesday 28 March 2012
A group of travellers who settled on green belt land without planning permission have been given a year to leave the site.
Tuesday 27 March 2012
A legal bid by a group of travellers to stay on green belt land was today rejected by a High Court judge.
Tuesday 13 March 2012
Experts believe they are close to confirming that a lost Leonardo da Vinci masterpiece has been found in the cavity of a medieval Italian building, following the detection of paint similar to that used in the Mona Lisa.
Friday 09 March 2012
Two men were jailed for life today for killing an unemployed plumber who was beaten to death after cashing in stolen scrap metal for £105.
Friday 24 February 2012
Bush House has been an iconic feature of the BBC since 1925 when it was opened by Lord Balfour.
Wednesday 14 December 2011
Cuadrilla Resources, the fracking company which counts the former BP chief executive Lord Browne as a director, has been granted a licence to drill for shale gas on a new site in West Sussex.
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Ukip says babies born to immigrants in the UK should be classed as migrants – which would include Nigel Farage’s own children
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
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