Environment And Nature

Shell to buy electric vehicle charging providers

Oct 12, 2017

Royal Dutch Shell has signed an agreement to buy NewMotion, an electric vehicle charging firm

UK lawmakers back key Brexit bill, but fight still looms

Sep 12, 2017

British lawmakers have voted a key Brexit bill past its first big hurdle in Parliament _ but many are vowing to change legislation they brand a government power grab before it becomes law

Scores treated after mystery 'chemical haze' hits UK coast

Aug 28, 2017

Police say a mysterious chemical haze that left scores of people on the English coast with streaming eyes, sore throats and breathing problems has dissipated, but its cause remains a mystery

European stocks weighed down by euro as US assesses Harvey

Aug 28, 2017

World stocks are mostly lower as the euro's gains sent European shares lower and investors wait for damage assessments from the storm that battered Texas' refinery-rich Gulf Coast and sent gasoline futures spiking

Ford to offer incentives to scrap older cars

Aug 22, 2017

Ford is offering car buyers in Britain a 2,000-pound ($2,570) incentive to trade in older vehicles for newer, less polluting models.

Scientists name prehistoric croc after Lemmy from Motorhead

Aug 9, 2017

Scientists have named a prehistoric crocodile described as "one of the nastiest sea creatures to have ever inhabited the earth" after Motorhead frontman and heavy metal icon Lemmy Kilmister

UK emergency workers rescue 73 hikers in Northern Ireland

Aug 2, 2017

U.K. emergency officials said 63 youngsters between 12 and 17 together with 10 adults have been evacuated from the Mourne Mountains in Northern Ireland after being stranded by poor weather

Age of luxury: London's V&A to feature show on ocean liners

Jul 31, 2017

Britain's decorative arts and design museum, the V&A has announced that a major new exhibition on ocean liners will open in February.

Shell preparing for world economy that shifts away from oil

Jul 27, 2017

Royal Dutch Shell CEO says the company is working to remain one of the world's biggest energy suppliers even as major economies look past traditional sources like oil

Britain to ban sale of new diesel and gasoline cars by 2040

Jul 26, 2017

Britain's government says it will ban the sale of new cars and vans using diesel and gas by 2040 as authorities move to tackle air pollution

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