As expected, the Green Party has promised to replace fracking, coal-fired power stations and nuclear with renewables.
Plans by INEOS for a second shale gas well in the East Midlands will not need an environmental impact assessment, according to the local council.
UK Oil and Gas Investments plc confirmed this morning it had raised the money it needs to begin drilling its well at Broadford Bridge, near Billingshurst in West Sussex.
A Conservative government would take some decisions on shale gas drilling plans out of local control.
The Lib Dems became the second party in two days to publish a manifesto with an anti-fracking pledge.
Anti-fracking campaigners accuse police of “disproportionate and aggressive” tactics at Cuadrilla shale gas site
Opponents of Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool say their right to protest has been “repeatedly trampled on” by Lancashire Police.
Labour comes out against fracking – but will its candidates in shale gas constituencies back the ban?
As predicted, Labour’s manifesto, published this morning, includes a promise to ban fracking.