Britain’s first poo-powered bus has done the business - making its maiden journey through the west of England. The bus service, which will run between Bristol and Bath, is completely powered by treated sewage and food waste.
Brent crude continues its downward spiral, dipping below $80 per barrel, an important benchmark for global oil supplies, as the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) continues to resist cutting production with prices reaching 4-year lows.
Global tech giant Apple is rumored to be opening an office in Cambridge, England, in the coming weeks. Apple’s residency in the world-famous academic town would consolidate Cambridge’s position as the UK’s tech capital.
Over two-thirds of investments by the private-sector wing of the UK's foreign aid program were funneled through tax havens in 2013, a report reveals. Since 2000, the UK government routed in excess of $3.8bn worth of aid through such jurisdictions.
UK gas prices plunged to a record low on Friday following a newly signed deal between Russia, Ukraine and the European Commission. However, fuel poverty remains rife in Britain, with 2 million households unable to afford adequate heating.
India will be glistening with gold in the next few days, as millions celebrate Diwali, the festival of lights. The holiday has pushed up demand for gold. In September the country imported $3.75 billion worth of gold jewelry in preparation.