A newspaper board outside a Rochdale shop

Rochdale taxi firm offers white drivers on request

One-Minute Read Wed 22 Oct, AT 10:56

Requests for 'local' drivers after two Asian cabbies were convicted of trafficking young white girls

Wind Farm

Wind outstrips nuclear power thanks to Hurricane Gonzalo

One-Minute Read Wed 22 Oct, AT 09:24

High winds and faulty power plants lift wind power above nuclear for the first time in the UK

Cannabis: heavy teenage use 'impairs intelligence'

One-Minute Read Tue 21 Oct, AT 13:49

Scientists found a link between regular cannabis use and reduced academic performance

Stormy weather hits Blackpool as Hurricane Gonzalo reaches the UK

Hurricane Gonzalo: storm causes travel disruption

One-Minute Read Tue 21 Oct, AT 10:08

Met Office issues warning as flights are cancelled and roads are closed due to gale force winds

Darek Fidyka

Paralysed man walks again after 'historic' cell transplant

One-Minute Read Tue 21 Oct, AT 08:47

Darek Fidyka's recovery described as 'more impressive than man walking on the Moon'

Ukip leader Nigel Farage

#UkipCalypso: Twitter's best jokes about Ukip's theme song

First Reaction Mon 20 Oct, AT 15:57

Mike Read has recorded a Ukip-themed calypso sung in a fake-Caribbean accent – and Twitter has responded

Could women-only trains reduce sexual assaults?

Talking Point Mon 20 Oct, AT 15:38

Campaigners say idea 'teeters perilously close to victim-blaming', but minister says she wouldn't rule it out

Solar power project in North Africa

Will UK homes soon be powered by Tunisian sunshine?

Briefing Mon 20 Oct, AT 14:13

An 'ambitious' new plan could see the UK importing cheap solar energy from North Africa by 2018

Aerial image of London

World's first 'space detectives' inundated with cases

One-Minute Read Mon 20 Oct, AT 10:26

British academics set up detective agency to solve crime with images from satellites and drones

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