David Cameron has insisted that the whole of the country should accept fracking.
The Prime Minister said the process would not damage the countryside and cause only "very minor change to the landscape".
Writing in The Daily Telegraph Mr Cameron said: "I want all parts of our nation to share in the benefits: north or south, Conservative or Labour."
"If neighbourhoods can really see the benefits - and get proper reassurance about the environment - then I don't see why fracking shouldn't get real public support."
More top news
The Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson floated the idea of a cross-Channel bridge between during talks between the UK and France on Thursday.
The RSPCA are trying to track down those responsible after one of the puppies died in the freezing temperatures.
The leader of the county council is campaigning for the Bayeux Tapestry to be displayed in Winchester.