Over the next 20 years, Ten million British jobs could be taken over by computers and robots, wiping out more than one in three roles.
X-Wind’s vertical axis wind turbine.
Electrified railways in Britain could be powered by up to 70% by wind turbines placed alongside the tracks, if a trial getting underway is successful.
Greenpeace activists shout slogans during a protest.
The UK has spent more than $938.7 million on securing an international agreement on climate change and promoting green technologies in developing countries since April 2006, according to Government spending reports.
The United States has joined forces with Britain to investigate a hi-tech new way of producing ‘clean energy’ – not from wind or waves, but from firing huge arrays of high-powered lasers at pellets of hydrogen.
Across 12 countries, Britons between 45 and 54 were found to be in the worst shape.
Middle-aged people are meant to be in the prime of their lives. But the middle-aged people in Britain have been found to be in the world’s worst shape.
The changes in the rules will be the biggest shake-up in a generation.
The Department of Health in Britain is to announce plans for a new system of independent counseling for women before they finally commit to terminating a pregnancy. The move is designed to give women more “breathing space”.
Obesity will worsen by 2030.
Obesity is most widespread in the United States and Britain among the world’s leading economies. By 2030, about half of both men and women in the U.S. will be obese if present trends continue, health experts warn.
Shauna Mullin and Zara Dampney encourage spectators to photograph their behinds in a deal with Betfair to advertise a Quick Response (QR) code on their bikini bottoms.
Female beach volleyball champions in Britain are renting out their bikinis in an advertising deal that encourages spectators to photograph their behinds. Zara Dampney, 24, and Shauna Mullin, 26, have turned their bottoms into their bottom line by advertising a Quick Response (QR) code on their behinds.
British welfare benefits allow London’s poor to live in areas such as affluent St. John’s Wood.
St. John’s Wood is the place the London A-listers choose to live. It is a neighborhood of the wealthy with its leafy avenues lined with the mansions of Paul McCartney, Ewan McGregor and Kate Moss. And yet, they share the most unlikely neighbors — the Kastrati family.
England and Wales experienced a 2.45 million increase in population between 2001 and 2009.
Britain’s 2.5 million increase in population over the last ten years has been driven entirely by non-‘white British’ people migrating to the country and higher birth rates among ethnic minority groups, official figures have indicated. Figures published by the Office for National Statistics have shown that between 2001 and 2009 the population of England and Wales increased by 2.45 million to 54.8 million.
Under 50-year-old laws, local councils currently have a legal obligation to provide comprehensive library services.
Public libraries across the country could be closed to save money, under plans being considered by ministers. More than 450 libraries are facing closure because of public spending cuts. The Government believes that the spread of the internet and other social changes may mean that councils should be free to close libraries.