Rapid rise in the global-warming gas, 86 times more powerful than CO2, is spotted by satellites
Aubrey McClendon was a fracking pioneer and Oklahoma wildcatter
UK Oil & Gas had previously estimated that there could be up to 100 billion barrels of oil beneath the south of England
Three national parks and five "areas of outstanding natural beauty" could be affected by decision to grant licences to explore 159 blocks of land
Lib Dem leader Tim Farron says Tories 'have shown their true colours and lack of regard for protecting beautiful scenery'
MPs approved the new rules by 298 votes to 261 on Wednesday
Ministers are reportedly reviewing laws that would allow fracking to be carried out underneath houses without the permission of the owners.
Anti-fracking protesters in Bolton were left red-faced after gluing themselves to gas pumps at the wrong petrol station.
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
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’