Fury at increase in wind turbines
Former Environment Minister Sammy Wilson has blasted "the march of the metal triffids", claiming the increase in wind turbines in Northern Ireland is nothing short of a scandal.
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Life on Earth may have developed below rather than above ground, reveal scientists
How life on Earth came into existence is still one of the greatest mysteries in science but new research into the “deep biosphere” indicates that the first replicating life-forms on the planet may have originated deep underground rather than, as commonly believed, on the surface.
Invasion of the jellyfish as Ireland sea temperatures rise
Jellyfish sightings around Ireland's coast are at their highest level in 25 years.
Derry City Council has worst recycling record in Northern Ireland
Environment Minister Mark H Durkan admits he is disappointed that his home city has the worst council record for recycling in Northern Ireland.
Russian company Martex to present plan for world's first combined tidal and wave power plant at Strangford Lough
The Russians are coming – to present a Northern Irish council with extraordinary plans to build a barrier across Strangford Lough.
Lower Lough Erne's pike numbers steady for last 15 years
Pike numbers in Lower Lough Erne appear to have increased slightly since they were last surveyed around 15 years ago.
Video: Renewable energy investment explained
Renewable energy is currently a hot topic in the business world, with financial experts picking green energy investment as one to watch for those looking to invest in something ethical and sustainable without necessarily comprising their investment return.
Green warriors encouraged to 'Adopt-a-Street'
Would-be green warriors in Craigavon have been urged to adopt a street – and then keep it looking spruce.
Once rare bird climbs pecking order in Ireland's woods
Great spotted woodpeckers used to be like snakes – never seen in Ireland.
Let's feed our feathered friends
The Ulster Wildlife charity has launched a new fundraising initiative designed to get people engaged with nature this winter.
Warning over high level of air pollution in Derry
Air pollution has hit unusually high levels in Londonderry.
A tale of two birds as twitchers flock to catch glimpse of rare species
A fox appears to have been the culprit who ended birdwatchers' hopes of seeing a rare spoonbill in Northern Ireland.
Martin McKenna waited nine hours in sub-zero temperatures to get this stunning photograph of snow on Glenshane Pass... but it was worth it
Storm chaser Martin McKenna will do anything for a striking image – and here's the proof.
One year on, will the report into future of Lough Neagh ever be made public?
An official report on the future of Lough Neagh has been sitting on Stormont shelves for almost a year, the Belfast Telegraph can reveal.
Survey finds litter in 96% of our streets
A major litter survey across Northern Ireland has found rubbish present at 96% of parks and streets.
Belfast Zoo celebrates red squirrel breeding success
Experts at Belfast Zoo are celebrating a conservation first for Northern Ireland - the first captive breeding of a red squirrel.
No wind turbines in Mournes... but perhaps in forests
There are no plans to lease out parts of Northern Ireland's most scenic landscape for wind farms, Regional Development Minister Danny Kennedy has insisted.
Woodland plan aims to inspire Faughan Valley farmers
The team planning Northern Ireland's biggest woodland creation scheme want to show farmers how to transform unproductive pockets of land into thriving woodland.
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America's 'virgin births'? One in 200 mothers 'became pregnant without having sex' new
The results of a long-term study of reproductive health, published in the British Medical Journal, have revealed that one in two hundred US women claim to have given birth without ever having had sexual intercourse.
Man shot dead at service station new
A murder probe has been launched after a 26-year-old was shot dead.
Fury as bill for policing parades hits £1m a week... and that doesn't include flag protests new
A weekly bill of almost £1m to police parades and associated protests has been branded "shocking and unsustainable".
North still committed to Wales new
George North intends to continue playing in every Test he can for Wales despite his appearance against Australia last month landing his club Northampton with a £60,000 fine.
Owen backs Reds for glory new
Former Liverpool striker Michael Owen believes his old club have the credentials to not only secure a Champions League return but to win the Barclays Premier League title this season.
Roberts baffled by Tan attitude
Iwan Roberts is baffled as to why Cardiff owner Vincent Tan was upset by manager Malky Mackay's hopes of adding to his squad in January, and believes the Malaysian is hoping another club will make a move for the Scot.
Tedder surprised by Beyonce release new
Beyonce's new album was so secret, one of its producers only knew of its release 90 minutes before it dropped.
Perry: Fincher is amazing director new
Tyler Perry has said that working on the Gone Girl movie is the most "awe-inspiring" thing he has ever done.
Car 'not at fault' in Walker crash
Investigators have found no evidence that the Porsche carrying actor Paul Walker had mechanical problems before it crashed, killing the Fast And Furious star.