Fracking in the UK could unlock £4 trillion of gas, lower energy bills, create jobs says Matt RidleyRealistically, with today's technology of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing, we could extract about 10 per cent of that if we wanted, writes Matt Ridley.
- Queen Margrethe, 82, has stripped four of her eight grandchildren of their princely titles, saying it is 'for their own good' - prompting an unseemly royal row redolent of Megxit.
- A ceremony celebrating Russia’s victory is expected in Moscow’s Red Square (Picture: Reuters)Vladimir Putin is set to announce the annexation of four areas of Ukraine today following the conclusion of sham referendums.The disputed votes were held in the eastern regions of Luhansk and Donetsk and Zaporizhzhia and Kherson in the south.Both the Ukrainian government and the West has denounced the ballots as illegal and rigged, with the United Nations set to meet later today to make it cl
- At least 23 civilians have been killed after a Russian airstrike hit a convoy of cars leaving the Ukrainian-occupied city of Zaporizhzhia to bring aid into nearby Russian-occupied territory.
Married At First Sight UK expert Paul Brunson explains decision to bring Matt and Whitney back despite backlash from viewers: ‘It was not unanimous’Fans were left in shock after Matt and Whitney struck up a romance (Picture: E4)Married At First Sight UK expert Paul Brunson has addressed the highly-contested decision to allow Matt Murray and Whitney Hughes to return to the process after viewers lashed out at the move.On Thursday evening, fans of the E4 programme were left fuming after learning that Matt and Whitney were permitted to come back as a new couple after their respective partners, Gemma Rose and Duka Cav, left the show.The trio of
Kelly Osbourne diagnosed with gestational diabetes in third trimester of pregnancy: ‘I thought it was something I’d done wrong’Kelly Osbourne has spoken out about the worry of being diagnosed with diabetes while pregnant (Picture: Getty Images/instagram)Kelly Osbourne has been diagnosed with gestational diabetes as she prepares to welcome her first child.The former reality TV star, 37, is in her third trimester of pregnancy as she expects her first child with Slipknot rocker Sid Wilson.However in recent weeks the star began to feel something wasn’t right, as she experienced rapid weight gain, severe fatigue and sw
- More than two-thirds of parents believe regular play sessions are 'vital' for their child's development - with the most time spent on imaginative play
- Liz Truss and Kwasi Kwarteng are meeting the OBR watchdog's chair Richard Hughes after the lack of independent figures on the Emergency Budget helped trigger panic.
- A man partially responsible for killing a casino hot dog vendor, as part of a revenge plot more than a decade ago, and escaped from his cell using 'battery acid and a cardboard dummy' has been caught.
- Hurricane Ian had climbed to peak wind speeds of 85mph by 11.15pm ET (3.15am GMT) on Thursday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said, as it heads towards a second landfall today
Australian passport delays: Sydney dad Josh Davis said errors on application almost halted Bali tripA family's wedding trip to Bali was almost completely derailed thanks to two tiny errors on their passport application.
- Erling Haaland has made an astonishing start to his Manchester City career (Picture: Getty)Manchester United were not among the seven clubs Erling Haaland considered signing for this summer.
The Red Devils came close to securing the services of the Norwegian goalscoring machine when he left RB Salzburg for Borussia Dortmund while he was still a largely unknown quantity approaching three years ago.
The influence of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Haaland’s coach during his formative years at Molde, f
- A third of menopausal women cite poor sleep as their most serious symptom (Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto)Hot flashes, mood swings, shifts in appetite, vaginal dryness: these are all things we commonly associate with the menopause.But something that isn’t so talked about is just how much of an impact the menopause has on sleep.in fact, new research found that a third of menopausal women say sleep loss is their most serious symptom, with half losing five hours of sleep per night. Th
- Is ‘love in a bottle’ the answer to our dating woes? (Picture: Getty)Let’s set the scene – I’m 15 and absolutely dousing myself in So Kiss Me in the hopes of being the hottest thing in high school (spoiler: I was not).My peers are armed with cans of Impulse and Charlie in the battle to be the first involved in a teen romance.
The boys were no different. Walking past their changing room, we’re suffocated by the plumes of Lynx Africa that waft out.
- Bob Saget worked on Daniel’s Gotta Die but didn’t see the final film (Picture: Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Tribeca Festival)Bob Saget’s final film is set to premiere at Austin Film Festival later this year.The late actor and comedian – known for his roles in the likes of Full House – died aged 65 on January 9 and plays Lawrence in Daniel’s Gotta Die, but he didn’t see the movie get finished.Now, the festival has confirmed the film will be one of more t
The noise from Brazil: Arsenal’s Jesus and Tottenham’s Richarlison bring carnival to Premier League’s capital derbyNew signings Arsenal striker Gabriel Jesus and Tottenham forward Richarlison (Picture: Metro)The Premier League returns this weekend with a banger; a derby between hated rivals with the added frisson of pitting first against third, high-flying Arsenal against unbeaten Tottenham – the team who pipped them to the post of Champions League qualification last spring.
But while north London bragging rights, local disputes and leadership of the domestic league are all on the line at the Emirates
- From low energy levels and cravings for carbs to a more susceptibility for weight gain and diabetes risk, the timing of your slumber is said to greatly heighten these side effects
- The Bank of England will be withdrawing legal tender status of the notes after September 30, 2022. Brits will not be able to use paper banknotes for payment from tomorrow
- The new energy price guarantee comes into force from tomorrow, putting a £2,500 "freeze" on bills for two years - but it's more complicated than it sounds, as this isn't an absolute cap on your bills
- Nicola isn’t stopping yet (Pictures: ITV)Nicola (Nicola Wheeler) has been on the warpath ever since she learned Naomi (Karene Peter) was involved in her car park attack in Emmerdale – she’s angry and she wants justice, and Charles (Kevin Mathurin) may be about to take the fall.When Nicola originally found out Naomi was part of the violent gang, she immediately took it out on Charles and Manpreet (Rebecca Sarker), threatening their livelihoods for not doing anything about the ho
- Liv’s storyline takes a dramatic turn (Picture: ITV)After finally realising that her mum Sandra (Joanne Mitchell) has been trying to ruthlessly exploit her for cash on Emmerdale, Liv (Isobel Steele) is understandably feeling a little fragile in upcoming episodes and is glad when Paddy (Dominic Brunt) persuades her to take the day off work.Scarily, though, Sandra’s accomplice Terry (Neil Bell) is waiting for her when she gets home, demanding that she retracts the statement she gave to
- She’s going to go all the way (Picture: BBC)Phil Mitchell (Steve McFadden) is feeling incredibly guilty in upcoming episodes of EastEnders, as he knows that Billy (Perry Fenwick) could go to prison for a very long time and he blames himself for going along with Keeble (Alison Newman)’s demands.Billy does have some hope, however, as he’s now got ace solicitor Jimmie working for him. Jimmie works for the same firm as Ritchie Scott (Sian Webber), who’s been the Mitchell fami
Cut price feasts and mystery meals – one mum shares what it’s like to live on food waste apps for a weekI decided to challenge myself and my family to eat nothing other than what we could source through the apps for an entire week (Sarah Rodrigues)With the UK in the grip of a cost of living crisis, people are desperately looking for ways to save money – especially when it comes to the weekly shop.In fact, with the Food Foundation reporting that one in five families are now struggling to put meals on the table, working out how to make our food budgets as economically effective as possible has
- Wendy wants answers! (Picture: ITV)Ken Barlow (William Roache) and Wendy Crozier’s (Roberta Kerr) relationship is a bit complicated in Coronation Street.
We know that years ago, Ken had an affair with Wendy behind Deirdre’s (Anne Kirkbride) back and broke her heart.Now, with Wendy back in the soap, they’ve decided to leave the past in the past and start their friendship again.It’s led to some lovely scenes between the pair, as they connected over the fact they had both lo
- Trevor Noah is stepping down as host of The Daily Show, he confirmed on the latest episode (Picture: Getty Images for The Recording Academy)Trevor Noah has announced he will be stepping down as host of The Daily Show after seven years at the helm.The South African television presenter and comedian joined the political satire talk show in 2015, taking over from fellow comedian Jon Stewart.Trevor had enjoyed a successful career as host of the show, his scathing and often exasperated commentary mak
- A home at 13 Wallace Street, Marrickville in Sydney is up for grabs with images of the deceased estate showing its derelict interiors and neglected furniture.
- A 30-year-old was arrested following an incident at a premises in the North West (Picture: Google)A woman has been arrested on suspicion of assault after a baby was left fighting for her life at a nursery.The seven-month-old girl was rushed to hospital after an incident inthe Manchester area last week.She became ‘critically ill’ at the Kids Around The Clock nursery in the town of Oldham.Paramedics were called to the Main Road nursery at 3.45pm on September 21 after receiving reports
- Australia Post is looking for 6,000 new permanent and casual team members in every state and territory, for a variety of roles while Amazon is also looking for 2,000 workers.
- A tenant who had warned his housing provider about unsafe conditions in his accommodation faced the prospect of losing his limbs when he caught sepsis after a garden wall collapsed on his hand
- Energy bills are rising from tomorrow, and households are flocking to give up-to-date meter readings to make sure they aren't paying more than they absolutely have to
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