Salon sunbeds set four times above safety limit: Watchdogs found 70 per cent broke the rules to offer a quicker tan

Salon sunbeds set four times above safety limit: Watchdogs found 70 per cent broke the rules to offer a quicker tan Tanning salons are setting sunbeds dangerously high for instant resultsIn Newcastle, only 16 per cent of sunbeds complied with safety regulations'We are talking about skin cancer – not a bit of sunburn' an investigator said By Eleanor Harding PUBLISHED: 02:18 GMT, 30 March 2013 | UPDATED: 02:18 GMT, 30 March 2013 Tanning salons are routinely flouting regulations designed to protect customers against skin cancer, an investigation reveals.

Anger at climate aid blank cheque: Ministers accused after agreeing global deal to repair loss and damage caused by extreme weather

Anger at climate aid ‘blank cheque’: Ministers accused after agreeing global deal to repair ‘loss and damage’ caused by extreme weatherEnergy Secretary Ed Davey pledged to help people in poor countries 'who will be underwater' due to rising sea-levels and melting glaciers In a deal signed by 193 nations, rich countries accepted responsibility for the consequences of rising temperatures | UPDATED: 07:32 GMT, 10 December 2012 Deal: Energy secretary Ed Davey pledged to help those in poor countries who 'will be underwater' due to rising sea-levels Ministers were accused of ‘signing a blank cheque’ for climate aid to the third world as Britain agreed a global deal to repair ‘loss and damage’ caused by extreme weather. Energy Secretary Ed Davey pledged to help people in poor countries ‘who will be underwater’ due to rising sea-levels and melting glaciers on the final day of UN talks in Qatar

George Osborne"s autumn statement: A beacon of realism in a sea of greens

A beacon of realism in a sea of greens | UPDATED: 09:53 GMT, 5 December 2012 In an ideal world, no Chancellor in his right mind would propose a ‘dash for gas’ as the answer to Britain’s energy needs. As green activists are quick to point out, unrenewable gas is far from the cleanest of fuels – and the new power stations planned by George Osborne will end any hope of meeting legally-binding targets on carbon emissions. They will also leave us at the mercy of fluctuating global prices and the often volatile regimes that supply our gas.

A beacon of realism in a sea of greens

A beacon of realism in a sea of greens | UPDATED: 23:50 GMT, 4 December 2012 In an ideal world, no Chancellor in his right mind would propose a ‘dash for gas’ as the answer to Britain’s energy needs. As green activists are quick to point out, unrenewable gas is far from the cleanest of fuels – and the new power stations planned by George Osborne will end any hope of meeting legally-binding targets on carbon emissions. They will also leave us at the mercy of fluctuating global prices and the often volatile regimes that supply our gas