Government plans to become a global wind powerhouse were dealt a further blow today, when a giant £5.4bn project off the west coast of Scotland was scrapped, because the sea bed was too hard, the waves were too strong – and because it would disturb thousands of basking sharks.
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Tuesday 21 September 2010
One of the world's largest companies has warned the Government in face-to-face talks that its cap on immigration risks jeopardising investment worth hundreds of millions of pounds.
Saturday 11 September 2010
Friday 03 September 2010
Friday 13 August 2010
It was the cutting-edge, eco-friendly building that would soar above one of London's most maligned areas as a shining symbol of its long-awaited redevelopment.
Wednesday 28 July 2010
Saturday 17 July 2010
Dangers are few and far between in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland: getting rained on is an obvious one, getting stuck in the middle of nowhere on the Sabbath is another, or perhaps, if you're really unlucky, a spot of light cattle rustling by a rival clan. And there's Culicoides impunctatus – or the midge, as it's more commonly known – a tiny flying creature that is savage and merciless in the extreme and hunts in huge packs.
Sunday 27 June 2010
Thursday 03 June 2010
Plans to build a wind turbine, dubbed the Angel of Leyton, at the Olympic Park have been scrapped, the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) announced today.
Thursday 20 May 2010
The offshore renewable energy industry could generate the same amount of electricity a year by 2050 as one billion barrels of oil, using less than a third of the available space, according to a new report.
Friday 09 April 2010
Barnacle geese heading to the Arctic for the summer were tagged with satellite trackers to find out more about their migration amid concern planned wind farms could get in their way.
Friday 26 March 2010
Exclusive: Young people ‘want UK to stay in Europe’: Four in 10 adults aged 18 to 24 are ‘firmly in favour’ of membership, poll shows
You can STILL be jailed for being a republican, government confirms, and it remains illegal to even 'imagine' overthrowing the Queen
Kiss and yell: Italian protester charged with sexual assault after kissing riot police officer
Fighting back: the woman giving a voice (and 49,999 others) to the victims of sexism - by giving an airing to their horror stories
PM denies two child limit for benefits is part of Tory welfare policy
Ethan Couch: Texas quadruple murderer – or a victim of ‘affluenza’?
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