How not recycling plastic is damaging our oceans

The UK needs to clean up its act. Microplastics are clogging up shorelines and blocking our rivers – and it's our fault. Emma Henderson talks to local people who are setting the bar high for recycling the hard stuff

How Sweden is running out of things to recycle

Sweden’s recycling is so revolutionary, the country has to import rubbish from other countries to keep its recycling plants going. What lessons can we learn, asks Hazel Sheffield 

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Hacking trial: ex News of the World journalist Dan Evans describes

“Shock” and “anxiety” ran through the editorial floor of the News of the World the day two people were arrested in 2006 in connection with phone hacking. The description, from the former News International staff journalist Dan Evans, was told to the jury at the phone hacking trial.