Scotland's first minister Jack McConnell has called for an inquiry into how more than 100M litres of raw sewage were discharged into the Firth of Forth.
Sewage began pouring into the estuary of Friday when a pump carrying sewage into Seafield treatment works failed - The Guardian
Mayor of New York Michael Bloomberg has unveiled plans to introduce congetsion charging to the busiest parts of Manhattan. The proposed fee will be $8 (£4) - The Guardian
Fortnightly rubbish collections could trigger health problems including asthma, scientists have warned. Levels of bacteria and fungal spores produced by decaying waste were 10 times higher in streets where bins are collected once every two weeks instead of every week. Allowing waste food to build up outside homes may expose residents to asthma and other respiratory diseases says a report in the journal Science of the Total Environment - Daily Mail
Agency the Independent Evaluation Group, which is charged with assessing the effectiveness of the World Bank has issued a searing indictment of Paul Wolfowitz's leadership, warning that the situation, in which he secured a payrise for his girlfriend, risks causing 'irreperable harm to worldwide efforts in poverty reduction' - Financial Times
Hundreds of thousands more homes will be blighted by low flying aircraft when flight paths are redrawn to deal with 1M extra flights a year over Britain by 2015. Several new flight paths will be introduced and National Air Traffic Services will create new stacks, in which aircraft circle while waiting for landing slots - The Times
A mobile phone mast has been dismantled after residents complained about a localised cluster of cancer cases. A study of seven separate sites has reported higher incidences of cancer, brain haemorrhages and other serious illnesses within a radius of 400 yards of mobile phone masts - The Times