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.
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food
- 1 Planes go hybrid-electric in important step to greener flight
- 2 Christmas comes early to Hong Kong, as millions of bank notes spill out onto busy street