Critics like to cite research showing the rise in the world’s average surface temperatures has slowed down since 1998. But is it true?
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Tuesday 21 February 2012
David McNeill reports from the damaged Fukushima Daiichi plant
Tuesday 21 February 2012
A year since the Fukushima nuclear plant was destroyed, the fight to prevent disaster goes on. In an exclusive dispatch from the reactors, David McNeill becomes the first European journalist to revisit Japan's ground zero
Sunday 19 February 2012
Kateri Tekakwitha, a 17th-century Mohawk Indian woman who died aged 24, after professing her vows of virginity, is to be the first Native American saint. She is among seven canonisations set for October, the Vatican said yesterday.
Saturday 04 February 2012
BT shares yesterday rose 4 per cent to a three-and-a-half-year high as the telecoms giant boosted profits, despite another dip in revenues and some renewed concern over its pension liabilities.
Sunday 15 January 2012
Thomas Cook Signature has an eight-night break at the beach resort of Pattaya, on the eastern coast of the Gulf of Thailand, for £729 per person.
Friday 30 December 2011
Sirens wailed and fireworks exploded over Samoa as the tiny South Pacific nation jumped forward in time, crossing westward over the international date line and effectively erasing Friday, 30 December, 2011, from the country's calendar.
Sunday 25 December 2011
Rescue vessels and a helicopter are searching for five people missing in a fierce storm off Russia's east coast after a Cambodia-flagged ship sank this morning.
Thursday 22 December 2011
The deathtoll from Sunday's oil rig accident off Russia's east coast has risen to 17 people.
Tuesday 20 December 2011
Rescuers said yesterday it would be a miracle if they found anyone else alive after a drilling rig sank with 67 people on board in the icy seas off Russia's eastern coast.
Thursday 25 August 2011
Thursday 18 August 2011
The pace of life is languid, to say the least, on Aitutaki, an idyllic coral atoll in the South Pacific. Described as "the world's most beautiful island" by Tony Wheeler, the Lonely Planet co-founder, it is also extremely devout, with more than 20 churches for a population of fewer than 2,000.
Tuesday 16 August 2011
China and the US have been flexing their military muscle, showing off their aircraft carriers in the South China Sea.
Monday 18 July 2011
A volatile volcano in central Indonesia has erupted again, spewing ash almost 2,000ft (600m) into the air.
Sunday 24 April 2011
Thursday 07 April 2011
His past endeavours include space tourism and attempts to circumnavigate the world in a hot air balloon.
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more