This millennium, Britain’s dragonfly contingent has been in the throes of revolution. Several sparkling species have crossed the sea to start colonising the UK. In this ambitious itinerary, you might see up to seven magnificent dragonflies unknown in Britain two decades previously.
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Thursday 29 August 2013
A dire situation in Syria and the threat of military intervention pummelled stocks globally but investors rushed to invest in oil and gas giants, betting the oil price will continue to spike.
Saturday 24 August 2013
Sometimes there are just no British equivalents to some American companies
Friday 02 August 2013
Profits surge and value falls at Intu
Thursday 01 August 2013
Shares in Shell tumbled by 5% today as the FTSE 100 company announced a “clearly disappointing” 60% dive in its profits for the second quarter.
Former energy minister Lord Howell (George Osborne’s father-in-law) says it’s fine to frack in ‘empty, desolate’ North-east
Tuesday 30 July 2013
Tory grandee says there should be different rules for the South-east
Monday 29 July 2013
Passengers turn down sunshine break abroad to top up tans at home
Saturday 27 July 2013
An influential cross-party group of MPs has challenged David Cameron to return to the Arctic, accusing his government of being dangerously complacent about oil exploration in the region.
Wednesday 24 July 2013
Swatch clocks up rise in profits
Tuesday 23 July 2013
Shell bids to strike lucky in Brazil
Saturday 13 July 2013
Ten suggestions for luggage that stands out from the crowd
Tuesday 09 July 2013
Shares in Shell jumped today as the oil giant announced that company veteran Ben van Beurden would succeed Peter Voser at the helm.
Sunday 07 July 2013
On 9 November 1989, when the Berlin Wall was opened, tens of thousands of East Germans introduced the West to the Trabant car as they drove over the frontier. The car rapidly became recognisable as a kind of automotive liberator. The engineer behind its invention, Werner Lang, remained largely unknown.
Saturday 22 June 2013
The IPL, their rise to one-day greatness, the demise of Lord’s as the home of cricket – all these things stem from one mistimed Viv Richards pull.
Monday 17 June 2013
Activists warn against creating a 'rich man’s club'
Give us access to information on tax havens and tax avoiders, African leaders tell David Cameron ahead of G8 Summit
Sunday 16 June 2013
African leaders will warn David Cameron on Monday that his plans for a global crackdown on tax avoidance may be of little value to the world's poorest countries.
New UK station Russia Today gives a very bizarre view of Britain
By performing as African Americans or Indians, white people get to play act a kind of 'imaginary liberation', writes Michael Mark Cohen
New essay by JK Rowling went live on Pottermore site this morning
Top Gear presenter is no stranger to foot-in-mouth controversy
Pope Francis declares evolution and Big Bang theory are real and God is not 'a magician with a magic wand'
Huge surge in Ukip support after EU funding row, according to new poll
Ukip ‘exploiting grooming scandal’ to secure party’s first police chief
Nigel Farage: 'There’s nothing wrong with white people blacking up'
Maureen Lipman says 'she can't vote Labour while Ed Miliband is leader'
Muslims, immigration and teenage pregnancy: British people are ignorant about almost everything
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- 2 Canadian actor punched in face after 'Islamophobia' experiment goes wrong in wake of Ottawa shooting
- 3 Topshop at centre of row over body image as 'shocking' skinny mannequin photo goes viral
- 4 Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson criticised for beer tweet
- 5 The bubble bursts for Sodastream