Simply by turning off turbines, wind farm operators are likely to earn as much as £10m this year according to official figures that claim that there were 17 operators that were paid for shutting their farms down on forty different occasions during the time that spans between January and September.
If payments were made at this rate . . . → Read More: Wind farm operators make millions by switching off turbines
Prime Minister David Cameron’s surprise pre-Christmas visit to Afghanistan did not go exactly as planned, but did accomplish the main objectives, according to BBC’s Carole Walker, who travelled with the entourage. The PM means to continue and increase ongoing efforts to improve the lot of British military personnel who are serving or have served in Afghanistan, . . . → Read More: David Camerons surprise pre-Christmas visit to Afghanistan
An independent report in the wake of the phone hacking revelations has concluded that a too close relationship between sections of the media and senior officers in the Metropolitan Police seriously compromises both their abilities to investigate each other properly.
There has been widespread speculation that these cosy relationships, including excessive hospitality between News of the World . . . → Read More: Police and papers are too close says report
The police have released a to-do list that a burglar used, such as details of their potential targets as well as the tools they will need to complete the job. The list was found at a burgled house in north Manchester, and amongst the entries where where the car keys were kept near the door, and . . . → Read More: Police have released a burglar to-do list
Over 1/3 of British people view immigration as more a problem than an opportunity, a recent report has found. People in the UK were way more pessimistic than those in France, Italy, Spain, Germany or the US, according to the Transatlantic Trends: Immigration annual survey. The Brits also feel more strongly than those in other western . . . → Read More: British people view immigration as a problem