Weekly stories

Thursday 3 May: Kew reopens world’s largest Victorian greenhouse, rise in farming incomes, and sports grounds crack-down on plastics

Kew reopens world’s largest Victorian greenhouse Kew Gardens has today reopened its Temperate House – the world’s largest Victorian greenhouse – after a five-year restoration project. The vast greenhouse is now home to a geographically arranged collection of 10,000 plants …

Tuesday 24 April: Minister Eustice requests exemption from the 'three crop rule', the rise in unwell horses being abandoned and water company executive pay

An image of farm land and corn fields with cattle in another field

In today's blog we cover Minister Eustice's letter to the European Commission requesting an exemption from the three crop rule, the rise in unwell horses being abandoned and stories on the increase in water company executive pay. Defra requests exemption …