The government opens the bidding process for new licences to extract shale gas using the controversial fracking process.
Drilling will be allowed in national parks in 'exceptional circumstances' but ministers retain power to veto plansMinisters will give the go-ahead on Monday for a big expansion of fracking across Britain that will allow drilling in national parks and other protected areas in "exceptional circumstances".The government will invite firms to bid for onshore oil and gas licences for the first tim
Plans to vet millions of people working with children and vulnerable adults are to be scaled back to “common sense” levels, the Government announced today
Lightning strikes, hail, torrential rain and flash flooding cause severe travel problems across large areas of south-east England.
Team Scotland remain one gold away from their best-ever Commonwealth Games total but edge closer to matching their best for all medals.