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Friends of the Earth lose Lancashire fracking permit challenge

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Other campaigners have previously lost appeals against fracking at Little Plumpton Campaigners have lost the latest High Court challenge against fracking at a site in Lancashire. Friends of the Earth…


The satellite that can clean up space rubbish from Earth’s orbit

A net has been successfully fired into space as part of a plan to clean up the millions of pieces of rubbish floating in Earth’s orbit. It was a fired by a satellite called RemoveDebris…


Moon artist Luke Jerram unveils giant Earth sculpture

Image copyright Luke Jerram Image caption The artwork is 1.8 million times smaller than the real Earth A replica of the Earth, showing how our planet looks from space, has been created by an artist…


Children of God cult was ‘hell on earth’

Image caption Verity Carter was abused from the age of four Verity Carter says growing up in a secretive cult that encouraged sexual contact between adults and children was “hell on earth”. The 38-year-old says…


JRR Tolkien’s first Middle Earth story, The Fall of Gondolin, to be published

Image copyright HarperCollins Image caption The cover of The Fall of Gondolin has been illustrated by Alan Lee JRR Tolkien’s The Fall of Gondolin, which the author described as “the first real story” set in…


Didcot’s Narnia and Middle Earth sign-changer found

A prankster who added Narnia, Gotham City and Neverland to road signs in Didcot said he had wanted to change perceptions of the Oxfordshire town. The roundabout signs in Didcot – described as England’s most…


Didcot’s Narnia and Middle Earth signs removed

Image copyright Bill McKinnon Image caption Maintenance teams decided to remove the signage during a general clean up Fictional place names including Narnia, Gotham City and Neverland have been removed from road signs. The signs…


Didcot’s Narnia and Middle Earth sign removal delayed by potholes

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe mysterious signs appeared on the A4130 Removing Narnia, Gotham, and Neverland from road signs in Oxfordshire will have to wait while potholes are filled in, a…


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