STFC: International research including the UK and Japan has confirmed that subatomic particles called neutrinos have a new form of identity-shifting property. These results could one day help scientists explain why the universe contains matter but very little antimatter.
10DS: Bentley Motors has confirmed development of the Bentley SUV, which will be made in Crewe and create over 1,000 jobs in the UK. On a visit to the Bentley headquarters in Crewe, PM David Cameron welcomed the announcement, saying: “This £800m investment and 1,000 new jobs from Bentley is fantastic news for both Crewe and for the UK as a whole”.
DECC: North Blyth Energy Ltd has been granted permission by Government to construct a 99.9MW biomass power station at Blyth Harbour, Northumberland. The developer estimates that the biomass project will provide enough electricity to meet the annual electricity needs of as many as 170,000 homes a year – the equivalent of all the homes in Northumberland.