The Cuban physician Carlos J Finlay has been honoured with a Google Doodle on the 180th anniversary of his birth.
Under-resourced Ofwat doesn't have the staff to assess the utilities' new charges to customers
Thames Water has announced a 19 per cent increase in pre-tax profit to £132.4 million for the first half-year.
The city needs better facilities to cope with demand for trend towards waterway living, says new report
A transport plane filled with heavy duty vehicles and medical supplies has left an RAF base as part of Britain's response to the disaster
Agencies across the world are taking donations to support the estimated two million people impacted
Chiara Cavaglieri and Julian Knight show how you can cut the ever-spiralling cost of gas and electricity
Once mocked by Sir John Betjeman and Ricky Gervais, the town is now home to a unique machine that is turning sewage into high-grade phosphorous fertiliser - and could hold the key to securing future global food supplies
The head of the country’s Red Crescent tells Robert Fisk about the horrors he has seen
Radiation levels at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant are 18 times higher than previously thought, according to officials.
Yes, Silicon Valley pioneers are pompous types. But this could make a real difference
Thames Water, Britain's biggest water company, has asked Ofwat for permission to increase bills by £29 before inflation as an exceptional "one-off"
‘It’s important the Pope is coming… hopefully things will get better’
UK experiences sixth consecutive day of over 30C temperatures
Met Office issues alert amid longest hot spell for seven years
Former head of Ofwat lambasts privatised firms for paying excessive dividends