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Chris Packham loses appeal against HS2 rail project

Environmentalists say the impact of the project will lead to irreversible damage The broadcaster Chris Packham has lost his case against HS2 in the court of appeal. Environmentalists say the high-speed rail project is leading to irreversible demolition of ancient habitats and woodlands. Continue reading … Read more: theguardian.com

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Storm Ciara hammers UK with hurricane-force winds and floods

Northern English townships inundated again as transport systems struggle to cope Hurricane-force gales and rainwater have rocked Britain’s transport network, leading to the cancellation of develops, flights and ferryings, and induced widespread flooding. Storm Ciara delivered heavy rain and gales of more than 80 mph, rendering glide debris potentially lethal …

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Two protesters arrested over Heathrow drone threat

Flights operate as normal after climate activists’ blocked by signal-jamming technology’ Two people have been arrested as protesters “ve tried to” fly drones near Heathrow to highlight the role air travel plays in the escalate climate emergency. Activists attempted to launch the first monotone at about 3am within the airport’s …

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London’s abandoned underground – in pictures

London has been shaped by its railways, ever since the Metropolitan opened as the world’s first underground cable in 1863. As the network developed, old stations, passageways, enterings, passageways and rods were left behind Hidden London: Discovering the Forgotten Underground, photos by Toby Madden and Andy Davies, is published by …

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