Watch out, within five years 7,500 drones may be plying American airspace
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Sunday 03 February 2013
Conservationists voice concern as environmental policy faces massive shake-up
'Stone-cold serial killers': Domestic cats slaughter billions upon billions of animals in US every year
Wednesday 30 January 2013
A new study has discovered cat kills exceed all prior estimates
Friday 25 January 2013
This remarkable book brings into focus a revolution in ideas about the true value of the natural world
Saturday 19 January 2013
Some say every garden needs an evergreen. But which one to choose – the prettiest or the hardiest? Anna guides you through the picking process.
Taxi drivers lose fight against 20mph speed limit as Brighton becomes latest city to introduce restrictions
Tuesday 15 January 2013
Cabbies claim drivers would be endangered by passengers travelling late at night who thought they were being driven deliberately slowly in order to inflate fares
Wednesday 09 January 2013
Saturday 05 January 2013
A bluefin tuna sold for a record £1m million at a Tokyo auction today, nearly three times the previous high set last year — even as environmentalists warn that stocks of the majestic, speedy fish are being depleted worldwide amid strong demand for sushi.
Wednesday 02 January 2013
One million people are being urged to back the introduction of a default 20mph speed limit across all Europe’s residential and urban roads.
Thursday 27 December 2012
There has been no shortage this year of nauseating figures in public life
Sunday 09 December 2012
Delegates to United Nations climate talks in Doha agreed Saturday to extend the Kyoto Protocol, a pact that aims to curb greenhouse gas emissions from industrialized nations but will cover only about 15 percent of the world's carbon output.
Saturday 01 December 2012
In 2000, a year's course of anti-retroviral drugs cost $10,000 and projections caused consternation even in Western countries coping with a few thousand cases of HIV. The idea that treatment might be rolled out to millions in the developing world seemed a pipe dream.
- 1 Nelson Mandela memorial: ‘Bogus’ sign language interpreter made mockery of Barack Obama’s tribute in Soweto
- 2 Mystery of Epping Forest 'big cat' is solved
- 3 French café starts charging extra to rude customers
- 4 Australia: Gay marriage law reversed by high court less than a week after first weddings
- 5 Australia incest case: Severely deformed children found in remote farming community after generations of inbreeding