Shale gas drilling site, UK

Fracking: Ineos to invest £640m in UK shale gas exploration

One-Minute Read Thu 20 Nov, AT 08:48

Move seen as a 'significant vote of confidence' in new sector but likely to anger anti-fracking activists

'poo bus'

Toodle-loo: all aboard the UK's first 'poo bus'

One-Minute Read Thu 20 Nov, AT 15:41

Inventors say the bus powered by human waste will improve air quality and prove the value of poo

A person holds one pound coins

Best and worst paid jobs: how does your hourly rate compare?

One-Minute Read Thu 20 Nov, AT 15:30

Pilots and brokers among the highest earners, while bar staff and theme park attendants at the bottom

Mike Nichols films: his top 5 hits – and an expensive flop

One-Minute Read Thu 20 Nov, AT 15:03

Five of the late Hollywood director Mike Nichols' greatest films including The Graduate and Catch-22

Policeman carries a barrier past a broken window after a group attempted to break into the city's legislature

Hong Kong: support for protests wanes as police begin clear-up

One-Minute Read Thu 20 Nov, AT 13:31

Use of violence by small groups of protesters is evidence the movement is splintering, say organisers

Carlsen and Anand in the World Chess Championship

World Chess Championship: Carlsen, Anand draw game nine

One-Minute Read Thu 20 Nov, AT 13:13

Magnus Carlsen leads challenger Vishy Anand by one point with just three games remaining

Chisako Kakehi

'Black widow' arrested after the deaths of several partners

One-Minute Read Thu 20 Nov, AT 13:08

Chisako Kakehi investigated after fatal quantities of cyanide found in blood of latest husband

US cuddle shop offers hugs and back rubs for the sad and lonely

One-Minute Read Thu 20 Nov, AT 12:03

Professional cuddler provides services to ease loneliness and depression at $60 per hour

Customers use wireless devices at a coffee shop

Why your smartphone might be putting your spine at risk

One-Minute Read Thu 20 Nov, AT 10:49

Hunching over devices is wreaks havoc on our posture and puts us at risk of serious back pain

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