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Energy companies working in the North Sea who hold undeveloped reserves under licence for up to 40 years, could soon face new government imposed 'use it or lose it' rules.

Denmark has called a halt to its wind power program, which has given it the most expensive electricity in Europe and yielded no reduction in greenhouse gas emissions.

Sunlight caused disruption to hundreds of rail passengers in the Midlands last week, as drivers were unable to see signals due to glare.

Household electricity bills are set to rise in order to pay for the shift towards non carbon producing power stations.

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