Fracking for gas gets go-ahead despite environmental fears

One-Minute Read Thu 13 Dec, AT 13:00

Idea that gas fields location Blackpool will become UK’s 'Dallas' dismissed as a "dangerous fantasy"

Motion slams ‘irksome’ Tory minister over greenfield building

One-Minute Read Sun 2 Dec, AT 09:20

Andrew Motion says Nick Boles is wrong ‘on just about every level’ over developing open countryside

UK weather: ice and bitter cold forecast as floods head North

One-Minute Read Mon 26 Nov, AT 15:23

Flooding and strong winds reach the North today, making way for sub-zero temperatures later this week

West country floods

Videos: canal bank collapses and hospice is flooded as gales lash UK

Video Fri 23 Nov, AT 14:33

Videos show chaos across Britain as torrential rain causes flooding (and more is on the way)

Scientists discover island on Google Maps does not exist

One-Minute Read Thu 22 Nov, AT 14:02

South Pacific's Sandy Island appears on world maps but explorers who travelled there found only water

Packham slams 'puerile' abuse of animals on I'm a Celebrity

One-Minute Read Thu 22 Nov, AT 12:27

Bushtucker trials are a 'farce' because 'venomous' creatures are disabled to protect celebrities

NZ's 'Mount Doom' set to erupt - hobbits told to stay away

One-Minute Read Mon 19 Nov, AT 11:20

Ruapehu, used to depict Mordor hell hole in the Lord of the Rings films, could be about to blow

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