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Minister warns of fracking shake

Energy Minister Michael Fallon appears to have contradicted his own public claims that fracking would not ruin the countryside after apparently joking the controversial drilling process could cause houses' walls to shake.

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Anti-fracking protesters attempt to block road

Protesters attempt to stop a lorry entering the site in Balcombe, West Sussex Credit: Press Association

Protesters at the Balcombe fracking site in West Sussex have been attempting to block the road and slow down vehicles that have been arriving at the site this morning.

A woman walks in front of the large police line in Balcombe, West Sussex. Credit: Press Association
Caudrilla's lorry is given a police escort into the site. Credit: Press Association

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