North West life expectancy second worst in England

North West life expectancy second worst in England

Life expectancy in the North West is the second-lowest in the country, new data from the ONS has revealed.

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Senior MEP: sustainable fishing should be a top priority in European Green Deal

Senior MEP: sustainable fishing should be a top priority in European Green Deal

Ahead of the European Commission’s Green Deal communication, senior MEP and Chair of Fisheries Committee says Green Deal "should be tinged with blue".

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Lib Dems: carbon-negative target for Drax "big step forward"

Lib Dems: carbon-negative target for Drax

The UK's largest single power plant has committed to a carbon-negative output by 2030.  

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Senior MEP demands an end to overfishing

Senior MEP demands an end to overfishing

Fisheries ministers must heed the law and put a stop to overfishing at their crucial meeting next week, the chair of the European Parliament's Fisheries Committee has warned.

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Lib Dems: Pollution risk to heart transplant patients made worse by Brexit

Lib Dems: Pollution risk to heart transplant patients made worse by Brexit

New findings that high pollution levels pose greater risks to vulnerable patients post-Brexit, the Liberal Democrats have warned.  

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No progress made as North West remains second-highest in the UK for suicides

No progress made as North West remains second-highest in the UK for suicides

  The Liberal Democrats have warned that not enough progress is being made on tackling the suicide crisis after new figures placed the North West second-highest for the second year running.

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