Rothamsted Research in Harpenden has been given permission to carry out a GM trial with plants engineered to produce omega-3 oils in their seeds

Harpenden scientists given go-ahead for GM crop for fish oil alternatives

A Harpenden research centre is hailing permission to carry out a genetically modified field trial with plants engineered to produce oils which contribute to protection against coronary heart disease as a “significant milestone”.

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Beaumont School's headteacher, Elizabeth Hitch, and students are celebrating after the school was judged to be outstanding in a full inspection carried out recently by Ofsted.

Outstanding Ofsted for St Albans secondary school

There have been pats on backs all round at a St Albans secondary school which has raised the bar with its recent Ofsted report, where it was described as being outstanding.

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Rothamsted Research in Harpenden has been given permission to carry out a GM trial with plants engineered to produce omega-3 oils in their seeds

Harpenden scientists given go-ahead for GM crop for fish oil alternatives

A Harpenden research centre is hailing permission to carry out a genetically modified field trial with plants engineered to produce oils which contribute to protection against coronary heart disease as a “significant milestone”.

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HMS Echo joins search for missing MH370 in southern Indian Ocean. Photo courtesy Royal Navy

Radlett sailor joins search for missing MH370

As scouring of the southern Indian Ocean for wreckage from Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 nears the end of its fifth week, a Radlett sailor has joined the international search.

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An estate which pushed for the rejection of its ambitious solar panel scheme to be overturned has been knocked back again.

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A company planning to build a biomass boiler on the site of a huge blaze 18 months ago has controversially been given a permit to operate at the location.

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