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Southern Water punished over ‘shocking’ wastewater spills

Southern Water punished over ‘shocking’ wastewater spills

Business
Southern Water has been hit with a record £126m punishment for spills of wastewater into the environment from its sewage plants and for deliberately misreporting its performance.The penalty will see customers get a rebate of at least £61 each."What we found in this case is shocking," said Rachel Fletcher, the head of water regulator Ofwat, while Southern said it was "deeply sorry".The Environment Agency has launched a criminal investigation into the case.The Agency has the power to take court action if companies' actions hurt the natural environment.The EA would not confirm if the investigation was into Southern Water itself or individuals employed by the company.The investigation is understood to be at an early stage, with no court action imminent.When w...
Nature crisis: ‘Shocking’ report details threat to species

Nature crisis: ‘Shocking’ report details threat to species

Science
On land, in the seas, in the sky, the devastating impact of humans on nature is laid bare in a compelling UN report. One million animal and plant species are now threatened with extinction.Nature everywhere is declining at a speed never previously seen and our savage needs for ever more food and energy are the main drivers.These trends can be halted, the study says, but it will take "transformative change" in every aspect of how humans interact with nature.Three years in the making, this global assessment of nature draws on 15,000 reference materials, and has been compiled by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES). It runs to 1,800 pages. The brief, 40-page "summary for policy...
lash-ionista! Ashley Graham's KNICKERS steal the show in shocking catwalk blunder

lash-ionista! Ashley Graham's KNICKERS steal the show in shocking catwalk blunder

Entertainment
The plus size model is a famous face in the industry, and recently launched her clothing line with PrettyLittleThing.However, she left her PLT dresses behind and opted for a fashion show in Australia as she stormed the catwalk in a turquoise dress.Rocking the peephole ensemble, the babe flaunted a whole lotta cleavage as the centre cut down in the middle.Showing off her curves with the tight belt highlighting her waist, Ashley opted for a sky-high thigh split as she showed off her pins. Related Articles In an awkward turn of events, Ashley’s flesh-coloured undies stole centre stage as she committed the fashion faux pas.With the dress riding up and splitting directly down the middle, Ashley couldn’t avoid the wardrobe malfunction even if she tried.The entirety of her pins wer...
Stormzy claims he didn't realise stabbing was shocking

Stormzy claims he didn't realise stabbing was shocking

Entertainment
Grime star Stormzy claims he didn't realise how shocking being stabbed was until a trip out of his community in south London. The rapper, 25, was brought up in Thornton Heath, south London, where gang violence has taken a number of his friends.He told The Sunday Times he had not realised how unusual the frequency of stabbings were until he went to the Midlands on a project management course. He said: "It was in Tipton. We'd gone there to do the work of the people we were to manage, like welders and in the room were 17 white kids."One day we had our hard hats off. I had a scar on my head and someone goes 'what happened?', I said 'Oh, I got stabbed'."I will never forget. I was explaining 'I got stabbed here, there, there....' They had faces of horror - and that's when it ...
Jeremy McConnell battered and bruised in shocking pics following Stephanie Davis arrest

Jeremy McConnell battered and bruised in shocking pics following Stephanie Davis arrest

Entertainment
NCBLACK AND BLUE: Jez sported grazes, bruising and a bloodshot eyeThe former Celebrity Big Brother housemate sported bloodshot eyes, a cut across his nose and scratch marks around his forehead following a supposed bust-up with girlfriend Stephanie Davis.His eyelids were almost completely swollen shut, with deep bruising already emerging.In the shocking pics, he sat in the back of the car as he was whisked away from a hotel in Enfield, North London.Stephanie Davis was arrested at 11pm last night at the Royal Chace Hotel after allegedly attacking the Irish reality star.Stephanie & Jeremy jet off on holiday together Stephanie Davis and Jeremy McConnell jet off on holiday together without baby Caben-Albi.www.iCelebTV.com Stephanie Davis and Jeremy McConnell seen arriving at...