Airport operator BAA is tomorrow expected to unveil plans to spend £1.75bn on the first phase of a controversial new runway and terminal project at Stansted Airport.
Construction could start in 2009 with the runway taking flights from 2013. The full cost of the project including extra terminal capacity and beefed up transport links could reach £4bn.
Scientists are fighting climate change by reducing the harmful greenhouse gases produced by flatulent cows. Researchers at the Rowett Research Institute in Aberdeen claim that altering cows' diets can cut their emissions of methane by 70%.