Cuadrilla, the fracking company responsible for a series of earth tremors around Blackpool in 2011, has withdrawn applications for permits to frack in Lancashire after problems surfaced relating to the disposal of radioactive waste.
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Saturday 22 June 2013
Soldiers are working to evacuate tens of thousands of people still stranded in northern India where nearly 600 people have been killed in monsoon flooding and landslides.
Monday 17 June 2013
Torrential downpours in northern states wash away roads, buildings and vehicles
Friday 14 June 2013
Josh Navidi believes growing up in the shadows of current and former British and Irish Lions pair Sam Warburton and Martyn Williams has finally paid dividends, having been primed for his Wales debut.
Thursday 06 June 2013
A garment worker who spent 17 days trapped in rubble has been offered a job in a hotel
Saturday 25 May 2013
From camping and caravanning to Game of Thrones walking tours
Tuesday 16 April 2013
Trade in your mop and bucket and get to work on that stubborn grease and grime
Tuesday 26 February 2013
Whether you’re taking them on a long car journey or for a week in the country, make sure your cat or dog is kitted out
Monday 18 February 2013
A week after he became the laughing stock of the internet with his so-called “water lunge”, Florida Senator Marco Rubio has proved he has a characteristic crucial to any politician: the ability to bounce back.
Wednesday 30 January 2013
A hairdresser whose death during the final stages of the London Marathon led to more than £1m being donated to charity had taken an amphetamine-like drug which she had bought legally on-line, an inquest heard today.
Thursday 17 January 2013
Celebrities including Yoko Ono, her son Sean Lennon and actress Susan Sarandon were in Pennsylvania today for an “anti-fracking” tour.
Tuesday 15 January 2013
Some people say they like winter because you get to stay inside and watch box sets. I'm sorry to report, those people are wrong
Wednesday 17 October 2012
England reached next summer's European Under-21 Championship last night but it was marred by racism and violence from Serbian players and fans at the final whistle.
Tuesday 09 October 2012
A waterborne parasite commonly known as “brain-eating amoeba” has killed 10 people in Pakistan's largest city, a Pakistani official with the World Health Organization said today.
Saturday 18 August 2012
Two supermarkets have denied claims that the economy-price own-brand bottled water they sell is in fact tap water.
Sunday 05 August 2012
Ah, summer days. And what could be more refreshing than an unadulterated glass of pure water. Eau de Sidcup, anyone? Thought not. So imagine the British public's surprise when a money-making scheme once dreamt up by Del Boy became reality. It was 2004 and Coca-Cola felt it was time to, um, tap into the bottled-water market. Sadly, it soon came to light that the other "real thing" contained nothing more than filtered tap water from a factory in Sidcup. Dasani was laughed out of UK shops, but the trend for paying for something that we can all get for free shows no signs of abating.
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Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
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