UK

Didcot power station: Power cut as cooling towers demolished

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe moment Didcot power station cooling towers were demolished. Thousands of households lost electricity moments after a power station’s last remaining cooling towers were demolished. Didcot A’s 375ft (114.3m) high towers were brought down using explosive charges at 07:00 BST. Minutes later, people in the area said […]

UK

Sandwich River Stour search resumes for boy aged 6

Image copyright Google Image caption The six-year-old boy has been missing since falling into the River Stour on Saturday Rescue teams are to resume the search for a six-year-old boy who fell into a river in Kent on Saturday. The child disappeared in the River Stour in Sandwich, close to Richborough Road and the A256, […]

Business

Lime and soda? No thanks, say non-drinkers

Image copyright SEEDLIP Image caption Ben Branson, founder of Seedlip: ‘What do you drink when you’re not drinking?’ The days of lime and soda are over. “Sugary, carbonated or fruit-based juice drinks just won’t do” for those seeking a booze-free alternative. At least, that is the view of Seedlip, which claims to be making the […]

World

Can big investors save the world?

Image copyright Google Image caption While young people have been demonstrating against climate change, big financial players are putting on pressure from a different direction While young people throng the streets demanding action on man-made climate change, an older, more sober group of activists is fighting a green campaign: big investors. The men and women […]