No fracking will take place at a site in West Sussex which was at the centre of large-scale protests last year, energy company Cuadrilla has told residents.
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Student home from university ‘cut off his own penis and stabbed his mother while high on mephedrone’
Thursday 09 January 2014
Police described both as stable after they were rushed to hospital with life-threatening – and in the teenager’s case, apparently self-inflicted – wounds
UK weather: Rain and flood warnings extended after 'Winter Storm Hercules' brings 27ft waves to Land's End and flood sirens in Dorset
Tuesday 07 January 2014
Met Office severe weather warnings now in place for Thursday morning
Tuesday 31 December 2013
A 50-year-old woman has died after an explosion on New Year's eve.
Saturday 28 December 2013
In keeping with everything else about Christmas, there’s almost too much for the racing fan to appreciate and digest at the moment.
Wednesday 18 December 2013
Education Secretary said he would be prepared to back future applications to expand selective schools
Tuesday 17 December 2013
Justin Bieber’s new nemesis?
Pressure on Government as flagship free school forced to close after inspectors find pupils 'in danger of leaving without being able to read and write properly'
Friday 13 December 2013
Funding withdrawn for Discovery New School in Crawley after it failed to show evidence it could improve
Wednesday 11 December 2013
A man who broke his spine when he tried to commit suicide by running head first into a concrete wall while in detention awaiting deportation has lost his High Court damages action.
Friday 29 November 2013
Two people have been arrested after a man was shot outside a block of flats.
Wednesday 27 November 2013
Jonathan Brown meets the protesters hoping to create the spirit of Balcombe
Friday 22 November 2013
Teachers' leaders and Labour education spokesman Tristram Hunt claim this is 'dumbing down'
Sunday 13 October 2013
This letter appears in the Monday 14th October edition of the Independent
Friday 04 October 2013
A fracking company has withdrawn from a shale gas site near Blackpool which was the scene of a series of earth tremors that led to a moratorium on the controversial technology.
Friday 04 October 2013
Deepwater Horizon disaster firm hold talks with company planning to drill for oil and gas in South Downs National Park
Wednesday 02 October 2013
Minister says it would be 'irresponsible' not to allow companies to find out if the underground reserves can be extracted
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Revealed: How the world gets rich – from privatising British public services
Exclusive: UK approved £7m Israeli arms sales in six months before Gaza conflict
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