If High Speed Rail 2 (HS2) is to achieve a groundswell of public support then the wider economic case for it needs to be made, a panel of transport experts concluded last night.
MPs come together to urge more action against bee-killing insecticides.
The government's consultation on compensation for homeowners affected by the High Speed 2 (HS2) rail route was "so unfair as to be unlawful", a high court judge has found.
Shale gas should not be seen as the answer to Britain's energy production issues "anytime soon", according to a leading academic.
Gas boilers for home heating will have to be virtually eliminated by 2050 if the UK is to meet its carbon reduction targets, according to a new report.
Food suppliers are releasing information about possible contamination of their ready-meals, with most of the results coming in negative.
The government is coming under pressure to bolster food regulation, amid continued outrage at the horse meat fiasco.
The government's claims that horse meat may have reached British consumers via practises in Europe were looking increasingly flimsy today, after two raids took place against British meat processing firms.
The government's response to the horse meat scandal was in danger of turning into a laughing stock today, as new cases of contamination were found in Tesco's products as the secretary of state gave evidence to the Commons.
Labour has contacted the police with information about UK mainland companies potentially involved in the illegal horse meat trade, amid accusations the government has fallen asleep on the job.
Prosecutions brought by the RSPCA against alleged animal abusers are coming under attack today from a Conservative MP.
Boris Johnson risked ridicule today when he claimed the snow in Britain suggested we could entering a mini-ice age.
Modernisers in the Conservative party want fox-hunting to "go to ground", according to a Liberal Democrat MP.
Labour has pinned the blame for the discovery of traces of horse DNA in Tesco's beef burgers on the coalition's drive to reduce regulation.
A senior Conservative MP is mounting an attempt to get an emissions target included in the upcoming energy bill, against the wishes of the government.
A ban on drilling for underground shale gas, otherwise known as fracking, has been lifted, the energy secretary has announced.
Virtually everyone is eating meat from animals that would have been fed with genetically modified food, according to the environment secretary Owen Paterson.
Up to 30 new gas power stations could be built by 2030, George Osborne is expected to announce tomorrow.
The government has published a set of proposals alongside the energy bill, including a "quite exciting" consultation encouraging firms to save electricity.
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