Exclusive: Ships anchored just a few miles away are unable to land their cargo with the firm's owner unable to pay
A tiny bat the size of a human thumb has become the first to be recorded crossing the North Sea from Britain to mainland Europe – before meeting an untimely end in the Netherlands.
Environmentalists accuse Prime Minister of trying to 'bribe' local authorities
George Eustice argues that reducing quotas will result in more fish being discarded – at least until 2016, when a discard ban begins to be applied
Day of alcohol and drugs ended with fatality as the ill painter slept, inquest hears
Australian endurance swimmer Chloe McCardel ended her attempt to swim from Cuba to Florida after 11 hours in the water when she was stung by a jellyfish.
Bigger waves could damage oil rig platforms and make it harder for staff to do their jobs
Armed police boarded the flight at Stansted airport after an RAF Typhoon jet was scrambled to escort the Boeing 777
Families may be forced to turn off heating as their gas bills soar
Hit this award-winning stretch of coastline for an invigorating journey
For the first time in almost 3000 years – a full size Bronze Age style sea-going boat has been launched in Britain. Slipping gracefully down a slipway today into Falmouth Harbour, Cornwall, the 15m-long vessel was then paddled by its 18 person crew for two 500m trial trips.
Snow, snow and more snow. The latest weather forecasts predict the temperature in Britain won't rise much about 0 for the next week, making this the coldest winter the country has seen for some time. But as cold as the winter of 2013 is turning out, it's a beach holiday in the Bahamas compared to the British winters of yesteryear.
Weather warnings issued by the Met Office as summer storm hits the UK
Criss-cross between England and Scotland on this scenic Northumberland walk, says Mark Rowe
Traumatic experiences change us for ever. But for some survivors they bring an unexpected relish for life. Simon Usborne reports
Traumatic experiences change us for ever. But for some survivors they also bring strength – and an unexpected relish for life