David Usborne reports from Flint, Michigan, birthplace of Michael Moore and metaphor for America’s industrial decline, and now the scene of an environmental disaster
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls warned the country could face chemical or biological attacks
Cuadrilla, the fracking company responsible for a series of earth tremors around Blackpool in 2011, has withdrawn applications for permits to frack in Lancashire after problems surfaced relating to the disposal of radioactive waste.
Spill prompts a water ban in nine counties
Female mice who have to compete for mates produce more desirable sons
The sole word she said to doctors was her name: Rebecca
Paul Nurse recieved a science Nobel Prize in 2001. Here, he shares some words of wisdom with 2013's winners
Union members give Qatar the red card as country says a review of mirgant labourer maltreatment has been put in place
Copper could be a major environmental culprit in the progression of Alzheimer’s, research suggests.
You're eating your 5 a day, you've long since given up the fags and you even manage to get out for a bit of exercise every once in while. Congratulations. These might seem like achievements, but give the myriad other ways you're unwittingly damaging your health, really, why bother?
Belu, the social enterprise bottled water company which hands all of its profits to the charity Water Aid, has won a £100,000 contract to supply dining rooms, canteens and select committee meetings at the House of Commons and House of Lords.
Torrential downpours in northern states wash away roads, buildings and vehicles
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
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.
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.
Celebrities including Yoko Ono, her son Sean Lennon and actress Susan Sarandon were in Pennsylvania today for an “anti-fracking” tour.