Visit of the Environment Secretary to the Somerset Levels lambasted as a ‘publicity stunt’ by angry campaigners
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Friday 15 June 2012
The not-for-profit company Welsh Water unveiled plans yesterday to spend £1bn on infrastructure and renewable energy over the next three years, creating around 1,500 construction jobs.
Monday 11 June 2012
The boss of Thames Water has been awarded a bonus nearly equal to his annual salary after a year in which a hosepipe ban was announced and customer satisfaction "deteriorated".
Tuesday 29 May 2012
Wednesday 23 May 2012
If you ever needed an example of why the insurance industry gets it so wrong so often Homeserve's chief executive Richard Harpin provided it yesterday. Some 94 per cent of Homeserve's customers are satisfied with the service, he declared. Why, then, has the group has found itself in such a pickle?
Wednesday 23 May 2012
Outlook If you ever needed an example of why the insurance industry gets it so wrong so often HomeServe's chief executive Richard Harpin provided it yesterday. Some 94 per cent of HomeServe's customers are satisfied with the service, he declared.
Saturday 05 May 2012
Before the Woodstock film brought him iconic status, Richie Havens was a distinctive presence on the Greenwich Village folk scene.
Thursday 03 May 2012
The heavy rain is having a damaging effect on Britain's beaches, washing raw sewage from overflow pipes and pollution on to bathing areas.
Friday 06 April 2012
Starring: Linda Cardellini, Michael Shannon
Tuesday 27 March 2012
Sketch: Cameron had made his shameful statement in the morning and was cowering in a feculent hole counting £50 notes
Sunday 25 March 2012
Authorities say they have removed all the fuel that was left aboard the Costa Concordia cruise ship that capsized off Italy.
Friday 23 March 2012
Around 1,000 surfers will swap their boards for rubber gloves and bags this weekend for their biggest ever clean-up of plastic packaging, drinks tins and other debris on beaches.
Friday 16 March 2012
After decades of iron-fisted authoritarianism bolstered by sham elections, Egypt's forthcoming presidential poll looks set to take place in markedly different conditions after hundreds of candidates signed up to run for the office.
Sunday 12 February 2012
Friday 10 February 2012
Burst water pipes are causing problems on the country's roads as the big freeze persists.
Wednesday 08 February 2012
Ben Morgan has revealed the punishing training regime that helped turn him from a part-time builder, part-time rugby player into a full England international.
As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
Scotland may have to leave the EU even if it votes to stay in, David Cameron confirms
Report finds that Britain's wages are the most unequal in Europe
The day that Britain resigned as a global power
Almost a third of school pupils believe 'Muslims are taking over our country', study claims
Gay marriage 'Bert and Ernie' cake bakery found guilty of discrimination in Northern Ireland
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