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Flooding gets more political as Labour appointees are blamed

Mon 10 Feb, AT 11:43 The Mole

As Lord Smith tries to defend Environment Agency, Baroness Young's spell in charge raises questions

David Cameron in deep water: will Tory rebels push him under?

Fri 31 Jan, AT 10:36 The Mole

From growth to bust: if ever proof were needed that a week is a long time in politics, this was it

When will the rain stop? Parts of UK suffering record rainfall

One-Minute Read Thu 30 Jan, AT 15:30

Swathes of England experience wettest January since records began more than 100 years ago

557 job cuts in flood protection: bad timing for Owen Paterson

Fri 3 Jan, AT 10:14 The Mole

As Cobra meets to discuss flooding, Environment Secretary is left in deep water by predecessor

Anti-GM protesters condemn millions to death, says Paterson

One-Minute Read Mon 14 Oct, AT 10:04

Minister lashes 'wicked' GM opponents for 'casting dark shadow' over efforts to feed world

Badger cull: public won't stand for this tragedy says Brian May

First Reaction Thu 28 Feb, AT 13:51

Queen guitarist says killing 5,000 badgers will drive a wedge between farmers and public

Horse for beef: banned drug Bute found in British horses

Summary Thu 14 Feb, AT 16:00

Tests reveal veterinary drug from horses slaughtered in Britain has entered French food chain

Two UK plants closed as 'horse for beef' scandal hits home

Summary Wed 13 Feb, AT 09:06

First British companies implicated in food fraud scandal as EU farm ministers meet for talks

Horse-for-beef scandal: Owen Paterson falls at every hurdle

Mon 11 Feb, AT 11:27 The Mole

Anger all round as Paterson refuses to impose ban on EU meat imports saying Brussels wouldn't like it

Owen Paterson backs GM food, saying fears are 'humbug'

First Reaction Mon 10 Dec, AT 13:22

Environment Secretary's backing for GM food paves way for relaxed controls in Britain

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