Genetically modified oilseed rape has been found in Somerset fields where trials of non-modified crops were being carried out.
Energy and oil Ministers from around the world met in London last week and while the environment was far from the top of the agenda, the meeting showed a global enthusiasm for renewable energy and carbon capture and storage.
Mayor of London Boris Johnson has urged Londoners to make a concerted effort to recycle this Christmas, saying that "we need to stop thinking of rubbish as 'waste' - it is in fact a resource."
Hundreds of fish have been released into the River Thames in an effort to halt a plunge in population levels.
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