Diesel

Doctors Urge Sadiq Khan To Ban Diesel Vehicles From London

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 10.12.2016 | UK

Doctors and other health professionals have urged the Mayor of London to ban diesel vehicles from the capital due to fears over air pollution. Doctors...

With Diesel Usage Forecast To Continue To Grow For The Next 25 Years, Are We Focusing Enough On The Elephant In The Parking Lot?

Toby Peters | Posted 28.11.2016 | UK Tech
Toby Peters

After many false starts, electric car sales are finally pulling out into the fast lane. The global fleet doubled to 1.3 million last year, battery costs are falling, and mainstream manufacturers now scrambling to introduce new models. This good news comes not a moment too soon.

Children's Lungs Can't Wait Nine Years to Breathe Clean Air

Dr Penny Woods | Posted 17.11.2016 | UK
Dr Penny Woods

Toxic levels of air pollution are predicted to continue for at least another nine years. In this time, long-term damage will be done to millions of children's lungs. Pollution reduces children's lung growth, it irritates their airways and makes conditions like asthma worse.

We Need A More Ambitious Plan To Clean Up Our Air

Sam Hall | Posted 31.10.2016 | UK Politics
Sam Hall

The Government has made a positive start in improving air quality and encouraging green alternatives. But it needs to be more ambitious. It should drive forward this agenda whatever the outcome of the court case.

The Waugh Zone June 22, 2016

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 22.06.2016 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Wednesday June 22, 2016… 1) D-DAVE One of Ruth Davidson’s most powerful closing lines last night was t...

The Waugh Zone June 8, 2016

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 08.06.2016 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Wednesday June 8, 2016… 1) DEFENSIVE, MUCH In some ways, last night’s ITV EU Special said much more ab...

Fuel Subsidy: Roadblock on the Way to Innovation

Toby Peters | Posted 16.03.2016 | UK Politics
Toby Peters

The Government is asked to support environmentally friendly technologies every day. It's called on to invest in renewable generation and to subsidise electric vehicles. But in this case, it could actually make money while helping clean alternatives to diesel to flourish. It seems like one of the simpler decisions that the Chancellor would have to make this week.

Diesel To Advertise Underwear On Porn Sites

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 14.01.2016 | UK Style

Diesel has announced plans to advertise on pornography websites. The Italian fashion brand will place ads for their new underwear range on sites Po...

Police Dog Killed In Paris Raid Was Only Months Away From Retirement

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 23.11.2015 | UK

The handler of Diesel, the police dog killed during a raid on a terror suspect’s hideout in Paris last week, revealed on Sunday the canine was only ...

Paris Police Mourn Loss Of Beloved Dog Diesel Killed In Saint Denis Siege

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 18.11.2015 | UK

A Belgian Shepherd police dog is being honored by the force after she was killed by a suicide bomber during a siege on the Paris terror suspects. ...

Keeping Cool Need Not Cost the Earth

Toby Peters | Posted 28.09.2016 | UK Tech
Toby Peters

Transport is vital: it's no good producing food and then just leaving it in a cold store; it needs to move quickly and efficiently from producer to consumer, and that requires a large fleet of refrigerated vehicles.

The Steep Drop in Volkswagen's Shares Show the Importance of Ethical Business

Andrew H. Harding | Posted 24.09.2016 | UK
Andrew H. Harding

Management accountants, with their role as business partners, are ideally equipped to navigate this arena, providing the relevant insight to manage the risks as well as innovations that come with ethical scenarios. And while the Volkswagen story unfolds before our eyes, seemingly with no end in sight, it serves as a timely reminder: ignore acting ethically at your own peril.

Turns Out 'Eco-Friendly' Boris Buses Are Actually Running On Diesel

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 21.07.2015 | UK

Boris Johnson's "eco-friendly" Routemasters are running on diesel as their batteries are failing, with drivers claiming the issues increase the risk o...

Reduce Diesel Duty to Fuel Economic Recovery

Charlie Mullins | Posted 13.05.2014 | UK Politics
Charlie Mullins

Next week George Osborne will announce his budget plans, and with the recovery gaining momentum I'm expecting great things. However, if we want to reap the benefits, provisions need to be made for the SMEs who pulled this country through the recession, starting with a targeted cut to the duty on diesel fuel.

Egypt's Challenge - Two Years After the Revolution

Shaimaa Khalil | Posted 24.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Shaimaa Khalil

I'm an Egyptian journalist working for the BBC in London and I've been reporting on the tumultuous events in my country for the last two years. In my new six-part BBC World Service series, Egypt's Challenge, I want to find out what post-revolutionary Egypt looks like. As it struggles to understand its new democracy I want to know what the main challenges facing my country are.

Egypt's Challenge - Two Years After the Revolution

Shaimaa Kahlil | Posted 23.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Shaimaa Kahlil

I'm an Egyptian journalist working for the BBC in London and I've been reporting on the tumultuous events in my country for the last two years. In my new six-part BBC World Service series, Egypt's Challenge, I want to find out what post-revolutionary Egypt looks like. As it struggles to understand its new democracy I want to know what the main challenges facing my country are.

Supermarkets Cut Cost Of Diesel

PA | Posted 25.03.2013 | UK

Motorists spared next autumn's planned fuel duty rise have been handed more good news. First, supermarket Sainsbury's said it was reducing the pric...

European Fashion Counterfeits

Zoe Yates | Posted 28.12.2012 | UK Style
Zoe Yates

Any of you who follow me on twitter will know that recently I visited the island of Mallorca a few weeks back. The island is beautiful and I really en...

'Scrap The Fuel Tax And Stop The Squeeze'

PA | Posted 26.06.2012 | UK Politics

Labour is to try to pressure Chancellor George Osborne into scrapping a 3p rise in fuel duty due to take effect in August. Shadow chancellor Ed Bal...

Petrol Prices Continue To Fall

PA | Posted 13.08.2012 | UK

UK petrol prices have for the second month running fallen by more than 4p a litre, the AA said. It is a reduction not seen since the price collapse...

Diesel Engine Exhaust Fumes Pose 'Cancer Risk', Warns WHO

PA | Posted 13.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Diesel fumes cause cancer, the World Health Organisation's cancer agency declared today, a ruling it said could make exhaust as important a public hea...

'Substantive Talks' Announced by Acas In Tanker Drivers Dispute

PA | Posted 03.04.2012 | UK

Talks aimed at resolving the fuel tanker drivers dispute are to be held on Wednesday, Acas has announced. The conciliation service has been in cont...

We Are Governed by Fuels - A Drama in a Jerrycan

Sam Fraser | Posted 01.06.2012 | UK Politics
Sam Fraser

Why oh why didn't I panic buy? I watch Britain's Got Talent! I know who Gazza is! Hell, I may never have made a purchase from Greggs but I've eaten a pasty in my time!

Panic At The Pumps? Fuel Tankers Vote To Strike

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.03.2012 | UK

Fuel tanker drivers have voted overwhelmingly to go in strike on a row over terms and conditions and safety, union Unite said on Monday. Around 2,0...

Tanker Drivers Set To Back Strike

PA | Posted 26.03.2012 | UK

The threat of a strike by fuel tanker drivers in a dispute over terms and conditions and safety standards is set to come a step closer on Monday when ...