Conservative councils build only half as much affordable and social housing
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Monday 14 December 2009
Our ancient forests continue to fall at an alarming rate. Illegal logging and the international trade in illegal timber damage the environment, cost governments billions of dollars in lost revenue, encourage corruption, undermine the rule of law and fund armed conflict.
Thursday 10 December 2009
A raft of Government ministers are heading to the UN climate talks in Copenhagen in the coming days in a bid to push for an ambitious deal, officials said today.
Tuesday 24 November 2009
Saturday 21 November 2009
Saturday 21 November 2009
Friday 20 November 2009
The Government will provide anything needed to help during the flooding which has seen hundreds of people evacuated from their homes, Gordon Brown said today.
Wednesday 30 September 2009
Because politicians only occasionally take into consideration what is happening in the British countryside, rural policies and initiatives, when they do come, often have an other-worldly, Alice in Wonderland feel to them.
Sunday 27 September 2009
Monday 21 September 2009
The UK's biggest retailer Tesco today backed the Conservatives' campaign to ensure food labels have better information to tell consumers where meat products come from.
Tuesday 01 September 2009
Tuesday 18 August 2009
Sunday 12 July 2009
Supermarkets were blamed yesterday for wasteful packaging, adding an estimated £1.8bn to council tax bills.
Thursday 02 July 2009
Environment ministers refused to admit today whether the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs' budget was being cut.
Saturday 27 June 2009
A Cabinet minister has given the strongest indication yet that the Government will have to cut spending after the next general election.
Friday 19 June 2009
One in six homes in England is at risk of flooding, the Environment Agency warned today.
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
George Galloway condemns 'racist, Islamophobic, hypocritical rag' Charlie Hebdo at freedom of speech rally
- 3 The enemy within: People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back
- 4 Phil Neville backtracks on Tomas Rosicky 'I'd smash him' comments from Match of the Day 2
- 5 British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia