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      Extinct butterfly to be reintroduced / bbc-news · Thursday, 24 May, 2018 - 20:10

    Extinct butterfly to be reintroduced

    Back from the brink of extinction (if only in England) - is about the best Good News. :)

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      Forgetful couple find 'lost' parked car / bbc-news · Wednesday, 23 May, 2018 - 14:48

    An elderly couple who forgot where they parked their car have been reunited with the vehicle five days later.

    Emmanuel Elliott, 81, and partner Hilda Farmer, 79, left it somewhere near Cheltenham General Hospital on Friday, but could not remember where.

    It was found on Tuesday in a car park about 900m from the hospital and had been ticketed three times by wardens.

    Mr Elliott said it was "marvellous" to have the vehicle back.

    Ms Farmer thought she had left it on a street "within a mile and half" of the hospital with "nice houses on one side" and "greenery on the other".

    But after it was discovered in St George's Road car park, she said she must have "dreamt it when I realised I couldn't find the car".

    "It's been quite a five days," Mr Elliott added. "I hope I can remember how to drive."

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      Environment Agency warns of serious water deficits for England / bbc-news · Wednesday, 23 May, 2018 - 03:23

    Agency warns of water deficits for England

    England is facing significant water supply shortages by 2050 unless rapid action is taken to reduce water use and wastage, the Environment Agency has warned.

    Their new report says enough water to meet the needs of 20 million people is lost through leakage every day.

    The abstraction of water from 28% of groundwater bodies in 2017 is unsustainable, the agency says.

    They will work with others to set up personal water consumption targets.

    The study, the first major report on water resources in England, says that population growth and climate change are the biggest pressures on a system that is already struggling.