George Osborne has unveiled tax breaks for controversial fracking in a bid to create the "most generous" regime for shale gas in the world. It will reduce the tax on the income from shale production from 62% to 30%. The process uses high pressure liquid to fracture rock and release the gas.
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Wintry showers turning back to rain
Warning for snow and ice valid 6am-6pm Sunday for the whole region, except western coastal slice & the Isle of Man
Cold, showery and icy overnight. Staying wintry at times over the weekend.