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.
200 'virgin births' in US
Women 'conceived without sex'
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MacShane faces expenses sentence new
Disgraced former Labour minister Denis MacShane will be sentenced today after admitting making bogus expense claims amounting to nearly £13,000.
npower agrees £3.5m customer payout new
Energy company npower is to pay £3.5 million to vulnerable customers after it was found to have breached energy sales rules.
Soldier killer 'lured by evil ones'
The mother of a Muslim extremist who butchered soldier Lee Rigby blamed the "evil ones" of Islam for drawing him in to a world of fanaticism.
City strength to be tested new
Manchester City's depth of squad looks set to be put to the test over the busy Christmas period.
Rodgers talks Spurs 'close shave' new
Brendan Rodgers is relieved he ended up as manager of Liverpool and not Tottenham.
Welbeck happy to put the work in new
Manchester United striker Danny Welbeck insists he has never had a problem doing extra training.
Steps' H in paedophile mix-up fury new
Pop star Ian Watkins tweeted his anger after an image of him appeared alongside an online story reporting the sentencing of his Lostprophets namesake for a second time - hours after receiving a High Court apology for a similar mistake.
Scores injured in theatre collapse
More than 80 people have been injured, seven seriously, after a theatre ceiling collapsed on top of them.
Sheridan enjoys Harry Hill premiere
Sheridan Smith has claimed she was embracing the cold after sweating it out in a fat suit for so long on The Harry Hill Movie.