Wind turbines "last for half as long as previously thought" as study shows they show signs of wearing out after just 12 years

Wind turbines 'last for half as long as previously thought' as study shows they show signs of wearing out after just 12 yearsStudy of almost 3,000 turbines in Britain sheds doubt on manufacturers claims that they generate clean energy for up to 25 yearsThe research will fuel criticism of wind farms | UPDATED: 16:49 GMT, 30 December 2012 Wind farms have just half the useful lifespan which has been claimed, according to new research which found they start to wear out after just 12 years.

Police arrest six children aged 10 and 11 every day in England and Wales

Police arrest six children aged 10 and 11 every day in England and Wales | UPDATED: 09:37 GMT, 3 December 2012 More than 2,000 primary school-age children were arrested last year, an average of six per day, a charity has said.