Environment And Nature

Escaped wolf recaptured in Britain after hour-long lockdown

Jan 18, 2018

British police say a wolf that had escaped from its sanctuary has been recaptured but question remains about how it got out.

Britain's Margaret Thatcher in 1981: No panda on my plane

Dec 29, 2017

Britain's Margaret Thatcher no fan of panda diplomacy, newly released files say

Elon Musk says Tesla is planning to make a pickup truck

Dec 27, 2017

Elon Musk says Tesla plans to make a pickup truck after release of next model

US oil and gas 'resurgence' expected as global demand grows

Nov 14, 2017

A global energy watchdog says it expects the U.S. to become the undisputed world leader in oil and gas production after a resurgence in its industry to meet growing demand over the next two decades

Shell opens its first electric vehicle charging points

Oct 18, 2017

Royal Dutch Shell is opening its first electric vehicle recharging points at three gas stations in Britain, as one of the oil giant steps responds to a global push toward zero-emission vehicles

Hurricane Ophelia's remnants batter UK, Ireland; 3 dead

Oct 17, 2017

The remnants of Hurricane Ophelia slammed into Ireland with strong winds, killing at least 3, halting transport, shutting schools and causing widespread power outages

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

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