THE UK's shale gas reserves could last as long as the average lifespan of a springer spaniel.
THE middle lane has been voted British Lane of the Year.
LIGHT addiction is leaving thousands of moths unable live normal lives.
A SHARP decline in hedgehog numbers has been blamed on the ineffectiveness of curling into a ball when threatened.
BRITONS are sweating like pigs as the weather refuses to make up its mind.
SPRING will bypass the UK this year after deciding that to arrive so late would be unbearably awkward.