A council has launched a major investigation looking at asbestos and other chemical contamination in residential gardens.
The Department of Energy and Climate Change has put £6m on the table to fund exploration for suitable sites to tap into the geothermal energy from deep underground.
At least two people have been killed when a water pipe crashed onto a packed commuter train.
A university has built what it claims is Denmark's first CO2 neutral public building in the city where crucial climate talks are due to take place in December.
Environmentalists hit out last night after it was revealed an aging American ocean liner could be scrapped in India against international law.
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