Monthly Archives: August 2015

Key Inmarsat rocket flight under way

Image caption Lift-off for the Proton and its Inmarsat passenger A rocket has launched from Kazakhstan carrying a hugely important spacecraft for London-based Inmarsat. The new satellite is needed to complete the roll-out of the company’s £1bn ($1.6bn), next-generation, global…

Badger cull extended into Dorset

Image caption Ministers and the NFU say culling badgers will curb TB in cattle The badger cull is to be extended into Dorset following pilots in Gloucestershire and Somerset, the government has announced. Ministers and the National Farmers’ Union (NFU)…