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Man arrested after car crashes into Downing Street gates – as it happened
Armed officers at the scene but incident not being treated as terror-related, Metropolitan Police says

Nadeem Badshah (now) and Andrew Sparrow (earlier)

25, May, 2023 @6:37 PM

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Tories accuse Sunak of breaking pledge after animal welfare U-turn
Animal welfare groups and Conservative campaigners criticise decision to scrap kept animals bill

Helena Horton Environment reporter

25, May, 2023 @2:18 PM

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Chemical cocktails harmful to wildlife found in 81% of English rivers and lakes
Campaigners call for rigorous testing of waterways to protect species after analysis reveals scale of problem

Helena Horton Environment reporter

24, May, 2023 @5:00 AM

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‘Uplifting and beautiful’: accessible garden wins top prize at Chelsea flower show
Horatio’s Garden is designed to be a restorative sanctuary for people with spinal injuries

Helena Horton Environment reporter

23, May, 2023 @4:04 PM

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King Charles and Prince William face fight over taxpayer funds on Dartmoor
More than £13m of subsidies mainly paid to tenants of Duchy of Cornwall have done little to restore nature in national park

Helena Horton Environment reporter

23, May, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Eco-designer shows off biodegradable wedding dress at Chelsea flower show
Zena Holloway, who as an ocean photographer saw impact of pollution, weaves dresses out of wheatgrass roots

Helena Horton Environment reporter

23, May, 2023 @11:02 AM

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Imports of ivory from hippos, orcas and walruses to be banned in UK
Ministers to close loophole in 2018 Ivory Act that means animals other than elephants can be targeted

Helena Horton

23, May, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Chelsea flower show embraces trend for grow-your-own veg
Supermarket shortages mean community food projects will have a prominent place in this year’s show

Helena Horton

21, May, 2023 @1:00 PM

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Tidal barrier proposal for Lincolnshire and Norfolk sets off wave of opposition
Wildlife and environment groups condemn plan promising renewable energy for 600,000 homes

Helena Horton Environment reporter

19, May, 2023 @7:08 PM

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Gay wedding and schoolchildren to feature at ‘inclusive’ Chelsea flower show
Annual RHS show uses theme of accessibility in effort to broaden appeal of horticulture

Helena Horton Environment reporter

19, May, 2023 @5:42 PM

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Ben Goldsmith: ‘Love of nature carried me after death of my daughter’
Conservative environmentalist tells how he has dedicated his life to the cause since losing Iris, 15

Helena Horton Environment reporter

19, May, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Labour vows to introduce Scottish-style right to roam law in England
Party promises to enshrine in law equal access to benefits of green spaces if it wins next election

Helena Horton Environment reporter

18, May, 2023 @3:22 PM

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