• 28 Jun 2017

    Theresa May has said that cladding from 120 high-rise buildings across England has failed fire safety tests carried out in the wake of the Grenfell Tower disaster. But is the Government’s investigation overlooking another potentially crucial issue – insulation? The Kingspan Group’s statement to Channel 4 News is published in full below. Kingspan shares the…

  • 3 Jun 2017

    Trials of a new treatment for ovarian cancer have shown “promising” results for women with advanced cases of the disease. In what’s being called the biggest breakthrough in a decade, researchers say the treatment dramatically shrunk tumours in 7 of the 15 women involved in the early stage trial.

  • 31 May 2017

    Baroness Bryony Worthington, a former UK Government adviser on climate change, and Bjorn Lomborg, author of ‘The Skeptical Environmentalist’, debate President Trump’s expected decision to pull out of the Paris climate change agreement.

  • 31 May 2017

    President Trump looks set to pull the US out of the landmark Paris climate accord within the next few days. The deal, signed two years ago, was a cornerstone of international engagement on climate change.

  • 16 May 2017

    It is one of the world’s remotest places – and one of the world’s biggest dustbins. The tiny Henderson Island in the South Pacific has become inundated with millions of pieces of discarded plastic. Marine scientists say it’s evidence of the “grotesque” extent of pollution.

  • 25 Apr 2017

    Scientists who’ve been testing samples of the synthetic drug spice, following an epidemic of use in Manchester, say those taking it are playing “Russian roulette”.

  • 20 Apr 2017

    Scientists working on Alzheimer’s say two drugs already in use for other conditions could stop brain cells dying off.

  • 12 Apr 2017

    Artificial Intelligence – once the stuff of science fiction, it’s now becoming a reality across our society. Healthcare is one area where doctors believe AI could transform the way patients are treated – so could it be a saviour for the cash strapped NHS?

  • 10 Apr 2017

    More than two thirds of the coral in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is experiencing “shocking” amounts of bleaching. Tom Clarke talks to Christiana Figueres, the former UN climate change chief.

  • 9 Apr 2017

    This Google executive was desperately unhappy despite his success, so he decided to find the equation for happiness.

  • 8 Apr 2017

    While nests are protected, that’s not always easy when trees have to be cut down – something Network Rail says is vital to running a safe and efficient railway. But what more could more be done to save them?

  • 30 Mar 2017

    Leaving aside the nature of Britain after Brexit what about Britain’s nature?

  • 9 Mar 2017

    Donald Trump’s new head of the Environmental Protection Agency has said that he doesn’t agree that carbon dioxide is a primary contributor to global warming.

  • 2 Mar 2017

    The Conservatives made a campaign promise to leave Britain’s nature in a better state than they found it.

  • 26 Feb 2017

    The new head of America’s environmental protection agency has told conservative activists he won’t go through with earlier threats to scrap the EPA altogether. But Scott Prewitt said the task of rolling back key climate and clean water regulations could start as soon as next week. And he’s not the only climate change sceptic with…