The Archbishop recently said that the wave of energy price hikes seems "inexplicable"
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Friday 11 June 2010
Police have agreed to compensate three people, including 13-year-old twins, who were unlawfully stopped and searched during a climate camp demonstration two years ago.
Thursday 25 March 2010
It is now almost 20 years since Nicola Njie was hauled off to see the head teacher in the hope that he could persuade her to stay on in the sixth form. At a school not known for its academic excellence, her six good GCSE grades stood out and her form tutor thought she had considerable academic potential.
Wednesday 17 March 2010
Wednesday 10 March 2010
A dozen shipwrecks that date back centuries – some of them unusually well preserved – have been found in the Baltic Sea by a gas company building an underwater pipeline between Russia and Germany.
Tuesday 09 March 2010
It looks as if the price comparison service uSwitch got a telling-off after it issued a press release on price cuts made by the energy supplier E.ON. It put out a second release hours later with the correction: "E.ON is not the cheapest gas supplier. Scottish and Southern Energy remains the cheapest."
Friday 22 January 2010
Some 3,000 buildings were without power today after an explosion at a sub-station.
Wednesday 20 January 2010
Energy giant E.ON is to close a call centre with the loss of up to 600 jobs and cut up to 200 other posts in moves to "streamline" its customer service operations, it announced today.
Tuesday 22 December 2009
Monday 14 December 2009
Mitsubishi and BMW's Mini launched their UK electric vehicle trials at the weekend; both initiatives are part-funded by the British Government's Technology Strategy Board which will support tests involving 340 alternative fuel vehicles from several manufacturers.
Saturday 28 November 2009
Monday 16 November 2009
Energy suppliers will be forced to help poor people struggling to pay their fuel bills for the first time under new proposals to be announced this week, The Independent has learnt.
Thursday 29 October 2009
Wednesday 21 October 2009
With online energy plans at their cheapest for 15 months, now is the time to bag yourself a top tariff. Here's how switching suppliers today could save you £248* this year...
Sunday 18 October 2009
Nearly 80 people were arrested and three police officers left needing hospital treatment during a huge climate change protest at a power station.
Saturday 17 October 2009
Ten people were arrested today near the site of one of Britain's biggest coal-fired power stations - hours before hundreds of climate change protesters were expected to converge at the plant.
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