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'Outstanding' oil flow produced by Gatwick Gusher - The Independent


The Independent

'Outstanding' oil flow produced by Gatwick Gusher
The Independent
The Gatwick Gusher has produced the highest flow rates of any onshore wildcat well in the UK, matching the kind of levels normally seen in the North Sea, its majority owner UK Oil & Gas said. The exploration company said it had completed its final test ...

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Unilever boss warns UK against sugar tax - The Guardian


The Guardian

Unilever boss warns UK against sugar tax
The Guardian
But the UK is not Mexico - the UK has drinkable tap water as an alternative to SSBs, and is not under the monopoly of certain drinks companies, and is at the clinical forefront of sugar reduction policies. Taxing ice-cream is a logical next step, not a ...

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VIDEO: English plastic bag use... in numbers

As a new 5p charge on plastic bags rolls out in English supermarkets, BBC News takes a look at the numbers behind plastic bag use in England.

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Liquidator bid to keep coke ovens going

Measures are being taken to keep the coke ovens at Redcar operating over the weekend, after owner SSI UK went into liquidation.

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VIDEO: Dismaland brings ?20m tourism boost

Banksy's Dismaland has been a shot in the arm for Weston-super-Mare, attracting thousands of people to the town.

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