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Fracking license demand growing, says UK minister amid public opposition
Shale gas licenses are attracting solid interest from investors, according to UK business and energy minister Matt Hancock. Communities are resisting government plans to allow fracking firms to drill under homes without their permission.

30.09.2014 13:34

California drought may leave entire communities with no water in 2 months
A growing number of communities in central and northern California could end up without water in 60 days due to the Golden state’s prolonged drought.

30.09.2014 01:50

'Racist!' Equality activists blast UK health food giant for selling skin-whitening cream
Anti-racism activists are demanding health food chain Holland & Barrett remove a skin-whitening cream from its shelves, calling the product a “throwback” to “the racial hierarchies of colonialism and segregation.”

29.09.2014 13:24

Monsanto GMO wheat contamination discovered in Montana
​Monsanto’s experimental genetically modified wheat has been discovered growing in the second US field in Montana, about a year after the discovery of the company’s unapproved crop growing in Oregon disrupted US wheat exports.

27.09.2014 02:15

Recently fired man beheads co-worker at Oklahoma food plant
A man fired from an Oklahoma food processing plant has decapitated one of his co-workers and attacked another one before being neutralized. The FBI was called to investigate suspect’s background, who recently converted to Islam, police announced.

26.09.2014 21:51

EPA does not have to address call to mandate labeling of hazardous pesticide ingredients - judge
​The US Environmental Protection Agency does not need to face claims that it should require the labeling of potentially hazardous inert ingredients in pesticides, a federal judge has ruled. The agency dodged dissenting pro-health groups for eight years.

22.09.2014 16:59

Pro-independence Scots launch new ‘45%’ campaign
Thousands of pro-independence activists, determined to continue their fight for Scottish statehood, have launched a new campaign called ‘the 45 percent’, despite losing Thursday’s referendum.

22.09.2014 10:09

3rd Russian humanitarian aid convoy arrives in Donetsk
The third convoy of Russian humanitarian aid for eastern Ukraine has arrived in the war-torn city of Donetsk. Earlier, Kiev and self-defense forces signed a memorandum aimed at effectively halting all fighting in eastern Ukraine after talks in Minsk.

20.09.2014 06:22

Can of mealworms: Belgium starts selling products made with insects
A Belgian supermarket has officially started selling a range of products that contain insects, mainly mealworms. The country is the first EU state to approve insects in food.

18.09.2014 17:07

Superbug time bomb: FDA vets only 10% of antibiotics that farm animals share with humans
The regular administration of antibiotics to US farm animals could have disastrous effects for humans, scientists fear. Many of the drugs are same as those given to humans and there are worries that the bacteria could become resistant due to overuse.

15.09.2014 18:32

Dutch stage massive tomato fight with excess produce unwelcome in Russia (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
In an exotic protest against the sanctions strife between the EU and Russia, hundreds of Dutch pelted each other with around 200,000 forbidden tomatoes in the heart of Amsterdam, not far from the city’s Royal Palace.

14.09.2014 17:17

E.Ukraine’s Lugansk to start distributing Russian aid Monday, trucks return home
The last truck from Russia’s second humanitarian aid convoy to the Eastern Ukrainian city of Lugansk has returned home after delivering its cargo.

13.09.2014 19:07

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