More than a third of people oppose fracking for shale gas while just under a quarter support it, according to the latest data from a government survey released this morning.
Climate campaigners from across Europe are reporting they have occupied a site earmarked by Ineos for a major chemicals complex in Belgium.
This post has live news updates on the decision over proposals to explore for oil and gas near the village of Dunsfold in Surrey.
Opposition to fracking has reached a record high of 45%, according to a quarterly government survey of public attitudes.
Just one in ten people support fracking in the UK, according to the latest results in a quarterly government survey.
Councillors in West Lancashire have voted overwhelmingly to oppose plans to drill and frack two shale gas wells in the green belt near Formby.
Calls by the shale gas industry to relax the rules on earth tremors induced by fracking are not widely supported by the public, according to a new poll.
The council where Aurora Energy Resources wants to drill and frack two shale gas wells has confirmed it continues to object to the process.
Support for fracking has recovered from a record low in the spring, according to results from the latest government attitudes survey. Opposition has fallen from a previous record high.
Aurora Energy Resources has announced it is seeking consent to frack for shale gas in West Lancashire.