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How do you make teenagers excited about engineering? A pioneering diploma, which lets pupils get their hands dirty, has been rapturously received.
The water regulator, Ofwat, has set the amount water companies can charge in England and Wales for the next five years, 2010 to 2015. Scottish water companies have been told they cannot raise bills for a year from April, while Northern Ireland bills will be announced next month.
An investigation was under way today into how untreated sewage and cyanide made its way into part of one of the country's major rivers.
A freezing spell was forecast to maintain its grip on the south of the country today as temperatures plunged last night to as low as -11C across parts of the UK.