Cuadrilla, the fracking company responsible for a series of earth tremors around Blackpool in 2011, has withdrawn applications for permits to frack in Lancashire after problems surfaced relating to the disposal of radioactive waste.
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Tuesday 19 February 2008
There is a new commandment in the land: "Thou shalt not drink bottled water." The Environment minister, Phil Woolas, says that it is "morally unacceptable to spend hundreds of millions of pounds on bottled water when we have pure drinking water, and at the same time one of the crises that is facing the world is the supply of water."
Wednesday 31 May 2006
East Timor's President, a former guerrilla leader and independence hero, yesterday announced emergency measures after mobs ransacked the attorney general's office, stealing evidence implicating those accused of massacres in 1999.
Tuesday 23 August 2005
Friday 10 December 2004
Four people, including a toddler, were pulled alive yesterday from the rubble of a destroyed building in the Philippines after surviving a 10-day ordeal by drinking water dripping on to them from the collapsed ceiling.
Sunday 14 March 2004
Wednesday 26 March 2003
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Tuesday 24 September 2002
Saturday 31 August 2002
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Thursday 25 November 1999
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Monday 08 November 1999
Thursday 16 September 1999
Saturday 14 August 1999
Millions of Britons struggling to feed themselves and facing malnourishment
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Nigel Farage: Ukip leader named 'Briton of the year' by The Times
Immigrants make UK racist, says Ukip councillor Trevor Shonk
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- 5 UK weather: 'Coldest night of the year' tonight as freezing temperatures plummet to -10C