Sunita Narain: The environmental cost of diesel subsidy

Consider this. Every time petrol prices rise, oil companies end up losing more money. How? The price differential between petrol and diesel increases further; people start buying diesel-powered vehicles so oil firms bleed more. Even worse, we all bleed because dieselisation adds to toxic pollution in our cities. This, in turn, adds to the health burden and costs.

Appeal fund after mining tragedy

An appeal fund is launched to raise money for the families of the four men killed in a flooded Swansea Valley colliery as an inquiry is announced.