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Britain should be looking at renewable energy options rather than widespread fracking, an environmental campaigner has told ITV News.
Craig Bennett, Friends of the Earth’s Policy and Campaigns Director, says to tackle climate change the country should be "getting out of fossil fuels, not getting into them".
The risk of passenger planes flying over war zones after MH17 downing will be discussed at a special meeting of international aviation chiefs tomorrow.
The need for clarification on safe routes was emphasised when it emerged that some airlines were flying over war-torn areas that other carriers were avoiding -- such as Iraq.
Malaysia Airlines commercial director Hugh Dunleavy said: "Against the backdrop of increasingly volatile political situations around the world, such as Ukraine and Gaza, we as an industry must act now to create a system of approval that guarantees safe air passage for all commercial airlines."
Palestinians in Gaza have marked the holiday of Eid al-Fitr as the territory appeared to be given at least some respite from weeks of attacks.
The usual celebrations associated with the holiday were replaced in many parts with sadness and despair after an Israeli ground offensive thought to have killed 1,000 in the region in the last three weeks.
Many mourned at the graves of lost loved ones, while demonstrations were also held against the Israeli occupancy.
Normally on Eid, the streets would be filled with playing children. Today the streets were largely empty and the usual fireworks were eschewed after the hail of rocket fire coming from both sides of the border in recent weeks.
Black boxes from the downed Malaysian jet show it was destroyed by shrapnel coming from a rocket blast and went down because of "massive explosive decompression", a Ukrainian security official said.
The spokesman for Ukraine's Security Council, Andriy Lysenko said the information came from experts analysing the recorders.
Experts in Britain were tasked with downloading the data from two black boxes recovered from the crash site and handing that information over to international investigators for analysis.
Kiev and the West accuse pro-Russian rebels of shooting down the plane. Moscow says the Ukrainian government is responsible for the crash, which killed all 298 people on board.
A map shows the areas of Britain potentially available for shale gas exploration - also known as fracking.
As shown above, the areas in pink are those available in the latest round of licensing, while those in yellow signify areas where licences have already been awarded - including Blackpool, Brighton and Portsmouth.
More information can be found on the Department for Energy and Climate Change website.
Dan Greaves struck Commonwealth gold for England with victory in the F42/44 discus.
The 31-year-old, who took silver at the London Olympics, came out on top of his domestic duel with Wales' Aled Davies, winning with a throw of 59.21 metres.
That converted to 1023 points in the mixed-classification event, with Davies (at 46.83 metres and 1012 points) taking the silver