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Letter: Biomass electricity is a threat to us all

Electricty pylons

I am horrified to learn that whilst the Government is cutting subsidies for genuinely low carbon onshore wind and solar power they are likely to be giving the Drax Power Station nearly £2 million in subsidies every single day for their coal and wood-burning power station.

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China crisis causes more turbulence on Wall Street

Trader Patrick McKeon works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, as more signs of weakness in China's economy sent global stock markets lower (AP)

Stocks plunged again in the US, continuing a rocky ride for Wall Street, after an economic report from China rekindled fears that the world's second-largest economy is slowing more than previously anticipated.

Few firms 'publish gender pay gap data'

The Government is currently consulting on plans to public gender pay gap information

Less than one in 10 firms publish gender pay gap information, so face a "significant challenge" in meeting planned new reporting requirements, a study has shown.