LED lights ‘could dent UK energy demand’

Who says this? The new analysis of government figures comes from the environmental analysis website Carbon Brief. Its author says EU product standards on light bulbs, fridges, vacuum cleaners and other appliances have played a substantial part in reducing energy demand. Provisional calculations show that electricity generation in the UK…

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Redwood opposed national ID card plans

Thatcher and Major clashed over economy S4C cash switch plan ‘amazed’ minister Thatcher lukewarm on Bay barrage Before the Welsh assembly was created in 1999, powers over matters such as the NHS, education, housing and agriculture were generally the responsibility of the secretary of state for Wales – giving the…

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UK now has anti-drone systems – minister

The airport has spent £5m since Wednesday on new equipment and technology to prevent copycat attacks. Drone arrest couple ‘feel violated’ Miscommunication blamed for drone confusion Gatwick drones pair ‘no longer suspects’ Mr Wallace said: “The huge proliferation of such devices, coupled with the challenges of deploying military counter measures…

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