Image of Conservative Party Conference 2016: Greg Clarke tears into energy giants for milking vulnerable customers
Conservative Party Conference 2016: Greg Clarke tears into energy giants for milking vulnerable customers
By STEVE HAWKES, Deputy Political Editor'WE HAVE A DUTY TO ACT'Greg Clark said ministers are drawing up plans to go even further than the regulators to stop people from paying too muchBUSINESS Secretary Greg Clark today paved the way for a range of new price controls on Britain’s Big Six energy giants by promising to stamp out a £2 billion power bills rip-off.Vowing “we have a duty to act”, the se... [Read More]
Image of AUG 2016: Are you due a refund? Gas firms admit up to 100,000 Brits may have been overcharged in meter-reading fiasco
AUG 2016: Are you due a refund? Gas firms admit up to 100,000 Brits may have been overcharged in meter-reading fiasco
By Yasmin JefferyARE YOU IN LINE FOR A REFUND?Thousands of Brit customers ripped off by energy giants confusing old imperial gas meters with newer metric onesTHOUSANDS of British gas consumers have been ripped off by energy suppliers making simple errors with meter readings, industry experts have revealed.Companies have been making the mistake of confusing old imperial gas meters, which measure us... [Read More]
Image of PressTV-'Biggest fracking demo held in Britain'
PressTV-'Biggest fracking demo held in Britain'
More than 3,000 people marched through the English city of York on Saturday to protest widespread fracking plans in the region, according to a report.The mass protest is being labeled as Britain’s biggest so far against the controversial process, the British left-wing newspaper Morning Star reported.The protesters voiced opposition to the process of fracking, or hydraulic fracturing, which involve... [Read More]
Image of Humans are turning the Earth into a 'lonely and very dangerous planet', ecologist warns - Science - News - The Independent
Humans are turning the Earth into a 'lonely and very dangerous planet', ecologist warns - Science - News - The Independent
Humans are turning the world into a “lonely planet” depleted of its rich biodiversity, and there could soon come a point when the mass extinction of species turns into an irreversible spiral of decline, according to a leading ecologist. [Read More]
Image of 50 seriously disturbing places (PHOTOS)
50 seriously disturbing places (PHOTOS)
The earth is dotted with magical landscapes and fairytale destinations but it's also home to eerie places that seem like the stuff of nightmares (or very, very strange dreams). From a forest of creepy, crooked trees to an island inhabited by thousands of venomous snakes, here are 50 destinations for the brave... [Read More]
Image of SEE IT: Helpless stray cat goes flying after being kicked by heartless creep in Brooklyn - Video
SEE IT: Helpless stray cat goes flying after being kicked by heartless creep in Brooklyn - Video
WARNING: SHOCKING VIDEO. A heartless creep was busted by cops after he was caught on tape kicking a helpless stray cat in Brooklyn, cops said Monday. [Read More]
Image of Louie Schwartzberg: Hidden miracles of the natural world | Talk Video | TED.com
Louie Schwartzberg: Hidden miracles of the natural world | Talk Video | TED.com
We live in a world of unseeable beauty, so subtle and delicate that it is imperceptible to the human eye. To bring this invisible world to light, filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg bends the boundaries of time and space with high-speed cameras, time lapses and microscopes. At TED2014, he shares highlights from his latest project, a 3D film titled "Mysteries of the Unseen World," which slows down, speeds... [Read More]
Image of Animal sanctuaries closing under pressure from the RSPCA  - Telegraph - March 2012
Animal sanctuaries closing under pressure from the RSPCA - Telegraph - March 2012
A growing number of animal sanctuaries are closing due to an inability to cope with an increase in abandoned pets and growing bureaucratic pressure from the RSPCA. [Read More]
Image of Distraught animal sanctuary owner collapses into mud as bailiffs arrive to evict her following legal battle - Jan 2014
Distraught animal sanctuary owner collapses into mud as bailiffs arrive to evict her following legal battle - Jan 2014
This is the moment a distraught animal sanctuary owner Paula Campbell, 47, was so overcome with grief that she collapsed in the mud after bailiffs arrived to evict her from her farm. [Read More]
Image of Farm Animal Sanctuary
Farm Animal Sanctuary
Britain’s first ever Farm Animal Sanctuary, now under threat of eviction please donate to keep our animals safe. Adopt one of our 550 rescued animals and birds. [Read More]
Image of Rainbow Ark animal sanctuary owner collapses during eviction (From The Northern Echo)
Rainbow Ark animal sanctuary owner collapses during eviction (From The Northern Echo)
A DISTRAUGHT animal sanctuary owner collapses in the mud moments after bailiffs arrived to evict her from her farm. [Read More]
Image of Young Pelicans Found Starving In Florida Keys In Disturbing Numbers
Young Pelicans Found Starving In Florida Keys In Disturbing Numbers
Dozens of young pelicans in the Florida Keys have been found starving and The Florida Keys Wild Bird Center has stepped in to help. News, Sports, Weather, Traffic and Miami's Best [Read More]
Lian Pin Koh: A drone's-eye view of conservation | Video on TED.com
Ecologist Lian Pin Koh makes a persuasive case for using drones to protect the world's forests and wildlife. These lightweight autonomous flying vehicles can track animals in their natural habitat, monitor the health of rainforests, even combat crime by detecting poachers via thermal imaging. Added bonus? They're also entirely affordable. [Read More]