“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.
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Sunday 27 February 2011
Friday 25 February 2011
Saturday 19 February 2011
Anglo American, the FTSE 100-listed mining group, and the French cement giant Lafarge are to merge their British construction materials businesses to form a new venture with £1.8bn in annual sales.
Monday 14 February 2011
The CBI is launching a campaign today calling for government action on Britain's waste policy, as part of an initiative aimed at helping the country meet its climate change targets and improve energy security.
Sunday 06 February 2011
The language of the consultation document on the forests sale biases the debate by referring to "state ownership" and "government management" ("Stealing the common off the goose", 30 January). This land belongs to the people. Just as the BBC staff are not allowed to refer to electoral "reform" when educational "reform" and NHS "reform" are acceptable, the Government sets the language of this discourse as one of its levers of power.
Saturday 05 February 2011
Part of a major road was closed to traffic today as more than 50 firefighters tackled a big blaze at a recycling centre.
Saturday 27 November 2010
Waste bins on wheels are a German invention, but the British have given them a typically idiosyncratic spin since they were introduced here some 30 years ago.
Saturday 13 November 2010
Over the next year the number of people being offered Marks & Spencer vouchers and other incentives in return for recycling their waste is expected to hit the one million mark. You may not have heard of it yet, but RecycleBank looks set to spread fast.
Saturday 02 October 2010
The news that copies of Jonathan Franzen's latest book are to be pulped will have sent a shiver of Schadenfreude down many a writer's spine.
Thursday 23 September 2010
A Torbay resident plans to sue her local council because its new recycling bins have allegedly cut the value of her home. Judie Chisholm, 57, of Paignton, Devon, is seeking £5,000 compensation.
Wednesday 22 September 2010
A woman is planning to sue her council claiming its "unsightly" green wheeled bins have decreased the value of her property.
Friday 27 August 2010
This is my third year coming up to Edinburgh and by now I've found my secret weapon: fruit smoothies, laced with plenty of ginger. I bring a smoothie-making machine up to the Fringe with me and I assign my survival to it, entirely. I also give up smoking for the month – I'm constantly giving up smoking – and stop drinking, or at least massively cut down. Inevitably it ends up slipping.
Thursday 26 August 2010
Forth Ports reported a 29 per cent rise in interim profits to £16m yesterday after an increase in container volumes at Tilbury docks.
Monday 23 August 2010
Friday 06 August 2010
At a time when recycling, allotments and "austerity chic" are in vogue, Nicol had the bright idea of looking back at a time when digging for victory and making do and mending were vital for the survival of the nation.
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