Cuadrilla, the fracking company responsible for a series of earth tremors around Blackpool in 2011, has withdrawn applications for permits to frack in Lancashire after problems surfaced relating to the disposal of radioactive waste.
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Sunday 26 January 2014
Ministers are reportedly reviewing laws that would allow fracking to be carried out underneath houses without the permission of the owners.
The Big Questions: Is fracking the answer to the UK’s energy needs? Has this ‘green government’ failed?
Friday 24 January 2014
This week's big questions are answered by adviser to the government on the economics of climate change Nicholas Stern
Thursday 23 January 2014
Anti-fracking protesters in Bolton were left red-faced after gluing themselves to gas pumps at the wrong petrol station.
Thursday 16 January 2014
The title is a hangover from the feudal era and does not automatically bring with it physical property, but entitlements and duties that would have once been held by a medieval seigneur are often included
Tuesday 17 September 2013
Professor Robert Oswald says his findings of deaths and deformities in American livestock are so alarming that Britain should halt the practice ‘until its impact is assessed’
Ukip supporters are 55 or older, white and socially conservative, finds British Social Attitudes Report
JK Rowling responds to fan tweeting she 'can't see' Dumbledore being gay
Street preacher quoting from the Bible fined for calling homosexuality an 'abomination'
Jeremy Clarkson sacked live: Alan Yentob 'wouldn't rule out' ex Top Gear host's BBC return
Woman filmed launching racist tirade against men on the Tube for speaking in 'own lingo'
The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew
- 1 East 17 bandmember Brian Harvey in 'very desperate situation’
- 2 Germanwings plane crash: Video shows co-pilot Andreas Lubitz learning to fly as a teenager
- 3 Vladimir Putin says Russia will fight for the right of Palestinians to their own state