A start-up company is persuading local councils in the UK to turn local plastic waste into roads.
Rushed off your feet? Not enough hours in the day? Here are some apps to help you take control.
Wikitribune will be written by professional journalists and edited by volunteers.
Commercial vehicles – which are mainly diesel – are important for UK economy, says SMMT trade body.
The decision exposes the firm to more customer lawsuits over a defect that led to recalls in 2014.
French prosecutors have started an investigation into diesel emissions by Peugeot and Citroen cars.
Female economic empowerment brings dividends for families, businesses and nations
Polling days as public holidays | Wales coverage | Redundant machines | Toasting the mole | Cemetery dangers
Instead of new bank holidays for each of the nations of the UK to coincide with saints’ days (as proposed by Labour), why not make national elections a public holiday as in many other countries? This would help to make it as easy for many people in employment to vote, as it is for people who are retired or not in work. Alternatively, voting should take place at weekends, thereby avoiding disruption to schools. Improving turnout and making the voting process just as convenient for everyone would be a step towards a healthier democracy.
Liberal Democrat, House of Lords
• I hope the article on how the prime minister came to her decision to call an election while walking above Dolgellau (Report, 22 April) isn’t an indication of the treatment Wales can expect from the political parties and the media during this campaign and the subsequent parliament: it was written by your North of England correspondent.