As thousands of Glastonbury festival-goers pack up their tents today they will wade through fields of litter, not mud.
In the face of a seemingly never-ending recession, a group of Italian workers is attempting to reassume control of its own destiny by occupying the factory that laid them off – in order to start their own business.
A council survey on wheelie bins which asked residents about their sexual orientation has been branded a waste of taxpayers' money by politicians.
Tomatoes, potatoes, even courgettes, are perfectly happy in pots says our green-fingered correspondent.
Stewie takes on his evil half-brother Bertram in Heavy Iron Studios’ warped cartoon shooter.
"This is my life, I can't just throw it away," said an elderly woman in Radio 3's Between the Ears, the panic rising in her voice. She was in process of moving into sheltered housing, and the prospect of reducing her worldly goods was making her ill. She had, she explained, just spent three days in hospital.
Mentally ill people are being left homeless despite there being available housing, a leading charity has said.
65 firefighters with fifteen appliances tackle blaze with a pall that can be seen for miles
Employers face the prospect of battling discrimination claims years after an employee has left their company following a landmark Supreme Court ruling yesterday.
With a speed limit of just 35mph, this island reveals its charms gently says Ben West
Cat Clarkson studies Environmental Engineering at The University of Nottingham and has been studying engineering for the last seven years
You can now make sure unwanted cars, bikes, computers and mobiles benefit worthy causes, reports Chiara Cavaglieri
1. Orvino waste can
Nigel is encouraged to tidy in a frock. It doesn't solve much, but we get to have a gawp
Renowned futurologist Paul Saffo discusses privacy, robots and using 3D printers to create genetically modified meat